Learn at Leeds Discovery Centre

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

You can use this page to find learning workshops and register your interest by submitting an enquiry form from an individual workshop page.

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First World War: Beyond the trenches

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

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11 February 2019

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?

Walk like an Egyptian

Forget Pharaohs and pyramids – see how everyday citizens of ancient Egypt lived. Handle real Egyptian artefacts including 3,100 year old mummy bandages.

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What have the Romans ever done for us?

Pupils will explore Roman life in Britain by handling artefacts from Dalton Parlours, a Roman villa near Wetherby, and investigate their legacy.

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Rocks and Fossils

Where do rocks come from? How are rocks classified? What are fossils and where are they found? Find out about sand, soils, minerals and shells and a planet that is constantly evolving.

Amazing Animals

Get up close to animals from around the world. Learn about adaptations, habitats and evolution by investigating a birds, insects and exotic animal skeletons and seeing our 800,000 scientific specimens.

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Get inspired!

We have over one million inspiring objects covering topics from dress and textiles, world cultures, and archaeology, to geology, social history and natural history.

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Virtual Classroom: Stone Age to Iron Age

Virtual classroom workshop focussing on Prehistory including Stone Age and Iron Age tools and the way people lived.

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16 December 2018