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Dinosaur Discoveries

Discover more about the world of the dinosaurs in this interactive workshop. From real fossils to 3D printed features straight from the latest research pupils will explore some of the museum's most iconic dinosaurs.
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Suitable for:


In this session pupils will:

Learn about time periods and the process of fossilisation, investigate dinosaur characteristics and features through real and replica objects and contemporary research. 

Length of session:

75 mins




10:15/11:45/13:15 (75mins). Check your booking for timings and arrive at the museum at least 15 minutes before the start of your workshop.

Dates available:

Monday - Thursday term time. 

Curriculum links:

LIT 1-02a - 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 2-02a - 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. 

MNU 1-11a - I can estimate how long or heavy an object is, or what amount it holds, using everyday things as a guide, then measure or weigh it using appropriate instruments and units. 

MNU 2-11a I can use my knowledge of the sizes of familiar objects or places to assist me when making an estimate of measure. 

SCN 1-20a I have contributed to discussions of current scientific news items to help develop my awareness of science. 

SCN 2-20b I can report and comment on current scientific news items to develop my knowledge and understanding of topical science. 

SCN 1-01a I can distinguish between living and non-living things. I can sort living things into groups and explain my decisions. 

SCN 2-01a I can identify and classify examples of living things, past and present, to help me appreciate their diversity. I can relate physical and behavioural characteristics to their survival or extinction.

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