Resources to use in the classroom

We know it is not always possible to come into the museum. Below are some information sheets and ideas for hands on activites that can be down loaded and used in the classroom.

Rocks and minerals
Investigating rocks information sheet KS1-3
Investigating rock activities sheet KS1-3
Investigating minerals information sheet KS1-3
Investigating minerals activities sheet KS1-3

Investigating fossils information sheet KS1-3
Investigating fossils activities sheet KS1-3
Trace Fossils Handout about what fossils creatures leave behind for KS2
Dreadnoughtus schrani vs a blue whale Handout comparing the largest dinosaur found with a blue whale KS1-3
Bag of Bones Hands on activties to think like a palaeontologist KS1-2
Dinosaur Feet Make dinosaur feet to wear on your visist to the museum! KS1-2
Creatasaurus Draw your own dinosaur KS1-2
What's in a name? Find out how scientists name new fossils and try naming your own KS1

investigating fossils investigating minerals investigating rocks

Monday to Friday
10:00 to 13:00 & 14:00 to 17:00

10:00 to 16:00 


The UCM India Unboxed series continues with the puzzling story of the fiery meteorites which were cold to the touch when they fell to earth in northwest India 157 years ago.

This was the question we were asked by Kanta Kiyomoto a year 8 student at Cambridge International School. Kanta is studying various forms and sources of radiation for his Silver CREST award and wondered if we could help out with some radioactive gems.