Key Stage
Type of Session

About the Session 

This set of activities uses objects from the Whipple Museum to explore:



Reflection and refraction

Duration: Can be booked as: 

A 60-minute outreach session (online or in person) with ideas for experiments to complete in class


A 90-minute session in the museum- please note that our maximum group size is 45 due to the small size of the museum. You can find an example timetable for a museum session here and our group leader notes for taught sessions here

Available:Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays (museum sessions 10-11.30 or 1-2.30, outreach negotiable), subject to availability 

How to Book 

Use the "taught session" option on our booking system at to book this session. 


Whipple Museum School Sessions


University of Cambridge Museums School Sessions