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
Rock cycle Graphic
Rock cycle Information sheet

Fossils
Investigating fossils information sheet KS1-3
Investigating fossils activities sheet KS1-3
Trace Fossils Handout about what fossils creatures leave behind for KS2
Dinosaur 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

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

Saturday
10:00 to 16:00 

Sunday
Closed



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