Each of our organisations offer school 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.

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A painting called The Twins by John Everett Millais

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

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A brooch discovered during an excavation. Photography: Cambridge Archaeology Unit.

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

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Person standing in front of busts of roman emperors inside the museum. She is holding a iPad. Laocoon in the background.

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.

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Equipment box containing telescopes, magnifying glasses, torches and mirrors
Free

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

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graphic of volcano

Experiment for the classroom: Dissolved gas in magma

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graffic of a volcano

Experiment for the classroom: Rising eruptive plumes

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volcano graffic

Experiment for the classroom: Igneous intrusions

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exploding volcano graphic

Experiment for the classroom: Earthquake resistant buildings

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volcano graffic

Experiment for the classroom: Earthquake body waves

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cartoon of the 8 people in the research team

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

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pile of pink sea urchin shells

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

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white paper bones on black bacground

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

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Banner showing Write your own greek Myth

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

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Plaster cast of foot wearing Greek sandal
Free

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. 

 

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Paper mask with snakes

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

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Plaster cast of ancient tombstone depicting two women

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

 

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2 versions of Peplos Kore goddess: the original and restored painted version

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

 

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Red Figured Vase of Lucania, Campania & Sicily

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

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Statue of Pallas, the Roman equivalent of Athena

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.

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Broken Roman pottery bowl

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

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knife for cutting into a human skull

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

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Fuel cell made by Francis Bacon

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

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Picture of woman with microscope

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

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painted clay creatures with name tags

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.

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childs hand and gravel on a white tray

How to find fossils in flint gravel.

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reconstruction painting of wonderchicken

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

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