Workshops

Amazing animals
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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,…
Light waves
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Light waves: The colour of nature

Light waves: The colour of nature Explore some of the properties of light through experiments. Construct a spectroscope to examine white light. Students will use a spectrometer to measure colour properties of a number of bird skin specimens…
Rocks and fossils
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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? In answering these questions your learners can also find out about sand, soils, minerals and shells and get a perception of a planet…
Science in the workplace
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Science in the workplace: Behind the scenes

Science in the workplace: Behind the scenes Find out about real science in the workplace! See how science is integral to museums from storage to object preservation and cleaning. Pupils will have a full tour of our climate-controlled store,…
Theory of evolution
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Theory of evolution: Using bone measurements

Theory of evolution: Using bone measurements 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.…
A fruit and vegetable power station
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A fruit and vegetable power station

A fruit and vegetable power station Can you make fruit into a battery? Do all fruit and vegetables work? Are certain combinations more or less efficient? Students will experiment with this surprising green alternative to the battery by constructing…