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Discover more about your topic using one of our object handling boxes.
Containing real and replica objects as well as a range of suggested activities, these boxes can be tailored by teachers to suit the learning intentions of their class. Each in-person session starts with an introduction by our Enabler team. They will also talk you through some suggested activities for you and your class.
£25 per class
Nursery - S6
10:30/11:45/13:00 (60 mins)
Please check your booking for timings and arrive at the museum at least 15 minutes before the start of your session.
Animals, Ecosystems and Interdependence
Teachers’ notes for each box are available to download below. Notes will also be provided with the box.
Animals, Ecosystems and Interdependence (Primary, Secondary)
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You can explore the handling box notes before your visit to plan how this will link into the curriculum and your work in class. Below are some of the ways taking part in a session with your class links to the CfE Experiences and Outcomes:
Health and Wellbeing
Representing my class, school and/or wider community encourages my self-worth and confidence and allows me to contribute to and participate in society.
HWB 0-12a / HWB 1-12a / HWB 2-12a / HWB 3-12a / HWB 4-12a
When I engage with others, I know when and how to listen, when to talk, how much to say, when to ask questions and how to respond with respect. LIT 1-02a
When I engage with others, I can respond in ways appropriate to my role, show that I value others’ contributions and use these to build on thinking. LIT 2-02a
I am aware that different types of evidence can help me to find out about the past. SOC 0-01a
I understand that evidence varies in the extent to which it can be trusted and can use this in learning about the past. SOC 1-01a
I can use primary and secondary sources selectively to research events in the past. SOC 2-01a
I can use my knowledge of a historical period to interpret the evidence and present an informed view. SOC 3-01a
I can evaluate conflicting sources of evidence to sustain a line of argument. SOC 4-01a