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Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

A PowerPoint for a self-led Stone Age to Iron Age session

Whipple Museum of the History of Science

Learn about the importance of models in scientific investigations and discoveries throughout Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

Whipple Museum of the History of Science

Explore optical scientific instruments and learn more about how they changed the way that people thought about the world around us. Learn about the links between science and art and why so many objects in our museum are more beautiful than they need to be.

Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences

Experiment for the classroom: Igneous intrusions

Museum of Classical Archaeology

The Museum of Classical Archaeology offers engaging, interactive and educational sessions, live from the closed museum. Learn more about the Ancient World with the help of an internet connection.

The Fitzwilliam Museum

Taught online sessions from the Fitzwilliam Museum for KS2.

Whipple Museum of the History of Science

Explore how revolutionary discoveries affected the development of new medical and anatomical knowledge.

Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences

Make your own Ichthyosaur and dinosaur bones.

Whipple Museum of the History of Science

Find out more about the earth, sun, moon and planets using objects from the Whipple Museum 

Museum of Classical Archaeology

Follow the instructions to write a Greek myth with heroes, villains, gods and monsters. 

Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences

Experiment for the classroom: Rising eruptive plumes

Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

A PowerPoint for a self-led session on the enigmatic Mesolithic Red Deer antler headdress

Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences

Learn about bird adaptations and how birds have adapted to their environment

Cambridge University Botanic Garden 

We have a number of free resources available for schools for both classroom based learning and to support a visit to the Garden

Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

A PowerPoint for a self-led Ancient Maya session.

Whipple Museum of the History of Science

Find out more about some amazing women using the collections from the Whipple Museum. 

Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences

A walk through the museum will take you on a 4.5 billion year journey through time, from the meteoritic building blocks of planets, to the thousands of fossils of animals and plants that illustrate the evolution of life in the oceans, on land and in the air all housed in a spacious 19th Century gallery.

Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

See a range of school sessions available for key stage 5

Whipple Museum of the History of Science

Find out more about the earth, sun, moon and planets using objects from the Whipple Museum 

Museum of Zoology

Virtual Evolution session for Key Stage 2:

The Museum of Zoology are pleased to have launched our digital sessions, delivered by a member of the Museum’s learning team from the Museum’s galleries into your classroom.

The Polar Museum

Great cross-curriculum ideas to get children away from a computer screen. Designed for primary school children, but adaptable for other age groups.

Museum of Classical Archaeology

Learn the skills of an archaeologist by taking a closer look at this ancient tombstone.

 

Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences

Experiment for the classroom: Earthquake resistant buildings

Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

A PowerPoint for a self-led Ancient Maya session

Museum of Classical Archaeology

Based on the story and sculpture of Medusa, follow this simple tutorial to make your own mask.

Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences

This mini field trip will introduce you to rocks used in around the Storey’s Field Centre, how they formed and why the architects chose them.

Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences

How do we know what extinct creatures looked like when we only have fossil bones?

Whipple Museum of the History of Science

Use objects and stories from the Whipple Museum to find out more about how colonialism and Empire affected science and vice versa.

 

Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences

Experiment for the classroom: Earthquake body waves

Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences

Find out more about the oldest modern bird fossil from the age of dinosaurs

Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

A how to guide for student researchers featuring Health and History: Skeletons as Sources.

Experiments for the classroom: Trapped gas and explosive eruptions.

Whipple Museum of the History of Science

How does your body work? Find out more about your eyes, ears, bones, heart and brain. 

Whipple Museum of the History of Science

Use objects and equipment from the Whipple museum to explore the science of light and shadows. 

Museum of Classical Archaeology

Learning about the Ancient Greeks is now even easier with this selection of downloadable resources.

 

Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

See a range of school sessions available for key stage 1

Cambridge University Botanic Garden 

You can choose to arrange a visit with one of our learning officers or lead the day yourself.

Whipple Museum of the History of Science

Learn how sound is made, travels and is heard. 

Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences

Find out why Antarctic marine life is under threat from climate change with this easy experiment.

Whipple Museum of the History of Science

Use objects and equipment from the Whipple museum to explore the science of light. 

Museum of Zoology

Created in consultation with school teachers and University researchers, we hope to provide real-life case studies and adaptable materials to help bring your topics to life.

Museum of Classical Archaeology

Learning about the Ancient Greeks is now even easier with this selection of downloadable resources.

 

The Fitzwilliam Museum

A how to guide for student researchers featuring The Twins by John Everett Millais.

Cambridge University Botanic Garden 

 

 

 

Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

See a range of school sessions available for key stage 4

The Fitzwilliam Museum

Borrow our kit which contains everything you need to make paint using pigments and a medium just as artists did (before ready-mix paint!). Construct experiments and analyse Renaissance painting, Cupid and Psyche by Jacopo del Sellaio, with students.

The Fitzwilliam Museum

Taught on site sessions at the Fitzwilliam Museum for KS1 through to KS5.

Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

See a range of school sessions available for key stage 2

Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences

Experiment for the classroom: Dissolved gas in magma

Experiment for the classroom: Escaping gas and eruptions.

Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences

Why do we want to know about what is going on deep beneath our feet? And how do we go about studying it?

Whipple Museum of the History of Science

Explore how technology has changed through time and learn more about key inventions such as microscopes, telescopes, globes and calculators.

Museum of Classical Archaeology

Learn more about Greek Pottery using vase templates and sherds from the Museum's collection to design your own vase.

Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences

Kaitlin Ferguson show us how to make a geology zine inspired by Mary Anning's fossils

Museum of Classical Archaeology

In the Museum of Classical Archaeology, the statues are plaster copies of other statues. The process of making them is called plaster casting. In this activity, learn how make your own moulds and casts to create your own model. 

 

Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
Museum of Zoology

The museum is a fascinating place for children and adults. From early year’s storytelling to curriculum-linked school visits and engagement activities for teenagers, our dedicated learning team provide a wide range of opportunities for you to find out more about animal life on Earth.

Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences

Experiment for the classroom: Viscosity and violent volcanoes

Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences

How to find fossils in flint gravel.

Whipple Museum of the History of Science

How does your body work? Find out more about your eyes, ears, bones, heart and brain. 

Museum of Classical Archaeology

Find out more about the objects and habits that the Romans introduced to Britain. 

Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

See a range of school sessions available for key stage 3

Whipple Museum of the History of Science

Find out more about some amazing women using the collections from the Whipple Museum. 

Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences

Did you know that 10-20% of all creatures dredged up from the Antarctic sea beds are completely new to science? These new discoveries all need a Scientific Name to help us to identify them.

Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences

Experiment for the classroom: Rising eruptive plumes

Museum of Classical Archaeology

Ancient heroes came in all shapes and sizes. In this activity you will make your own hero inspired by the collection at the Museum of Classical Archaeology.