Each of our organisations offer school sessions and resources on a range of themes. All the collections can be used to teach across different subjects and topics. Use the below filter to find exactly what you're looking for.
Learn about bird adaptations and how birds have adapted to their environment
You can choose to arrange a visit with one of our learning officers or lead the day yourself
See a range of school sessions available for key stage 2
Experiment for the classroom: Dissolved gas in magma
How to find fossils in flint gravel.
A PowerPoint for a self-led session on the enigmatic Mesolithic Red Deer antler headdress
Follow the instructions to write a Greek myth with heroes, villains, gods and monsters.
Find out more about the earth, sun, moon and planets using objects from the Whipple Museum
Make your own Ichthyosaur and dinosaur bones.
We are looking forward to welcoming school groups back into the museum and have been working on ways to ensure that our staff, volunteers and visiting school groups remain safe.
Find out why Antarctic marine life is under threat from climate change with this easy experiment.
Kaitlin Ferguson show us how to make a geology zine inspired by Mary Anning's fossils
Experiment for the classroom: Earthquake resistant buildings
A PowerPoint for a self-led Ancient Maya session
We have a number of free resources available for schools for both classroom based learning and to support a visit to the Garden
Why do we want to know about what is going on deep beneath our feet? And how do we go about studying it?
Learn more about Greek Pottery using vase templates and sherds from the Museum's collection to design your own vase.
Experiment for the classroom: Rising eruptive plumes
How do we know what extinct creatures looked like when we only have fossil bones?
A PowerPoint for a self-led Stone Age to Iron Age session
A how to guide for student researchers featuring The Twins by John Everett Millais.
Find out more about some amazing women using the collections from the Whipple Museum.
See a range of school sessions available for key stage 3
How does your body work? Find out more about your eyes, ears, bones, heart and brain.
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.
Learn the skills of an archaeologist by taking a closer look at this ancient tombstone.
Experiment for the classroom: Earthquake body waves
A how to guide for student researchers featuring Health and History: Skeletons as Sources.
Find out more about the oldest modern bird fossil from the age of dinosaurs
Use objects and equipment from the Whipple museum to explore the science of light and shadows.
A PowerPoint for a self-led Ancient Maya session.
Find out more about the objects and habits that the Romans introduced to Britain.
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.
Experiment for the classroom: Igneous intrusions
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.
Based on the story and sculpture of Medusa, follow this simple tutorial to make your own mask.
See a range of school sessions available for key stage 5
Great cross-curriculum ideas to get children away from a computer screen. Designed for primary school children, but adaptable for other age groups.
See a range of school sessions available for key stage 1
Learning about the Ancient Greeks is now even easier with this selection of downloadable resources.
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.
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.
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.