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Autumn term visits

Hello teachers! During the Autumn term, school visits will be limited. Get in touch via each museum for details.

While you’re here, have a look at our online resources, collections and mylearning.org.

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At Leeds Discovery Centre we can deliver exploratory, creative, skills-based learning across different curriculum areas.

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Amazing Animals

Amazing animals

Get up close to animals from around the world. In this workshop pupils will learn about adaptations, habitats and evolution by investigating a variety of birds, insects and exotic animal skeletons before visiting our store, where we keep over 800,000 natural science specimens.

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First World War: Beyond the trenches

First world war

Use objects, documentary evidence and discussion to find out the local experience of war, from the Leeds PALS and Rifles to the stories of the people they left behind.

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Get inspired!

Get inspired

We have over one million inspirational objects covering dress and textiles, world cultures, archaeology, geology, social history and natural history.

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Light waves: The colour of nature

Light waves

Explore some of the properties of light through experiments. Construct a spectroscope to examine white light.

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Rocks and Fossils

Rocks and fossils

Where do rocks come from? How are rocks classified? What are fossils and where are they found?

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Science in the workplace: Behind the scenes

Science in the workplace

Find out about real science in the workplace! See how science is integral to museums from storage to object preservation and cleaning.

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Stone Age to Iron Age Britain

Stone Age to Iron Age Britain

How did Britain change from the Stone Age to the Bronze Age and then to the Iron Age? How do we know when there were no written records?

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Theory of evolution: Using bone measurements

Theory of evolution

Provide your students with a measurable means of evaluating the theory of evolution by measuring skulls to illustrate man’s development and compare human development to that of our animal counterparts.

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Walk like an Egyptian

Walk like an Egyptian

Forget Pharaohs and pyramids, see how the everyday citizens of ancient Egypt lived and worked.

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What have the Romans ever done for us?

What have the Romans ever done for us

Pupils will explore how the Romans lived day to day in Britain by handling artefacts from Dalton Parlours, a Roman villa near Wetherby, and investigate the legacy they left behind.

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