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 more about Greek Pottery using vase templates and sherds from the Museum's collection to design your own vase.
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.
A PowerPoint for a self-led Ancient Maya session.
You can choose to arrange a visit with one of our learning officers or lead the day yourself
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.
Experiments for the classroom: Trapped gas and explosive eruptions.
Experiment for the classroom: Earthquake resistant buildings
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.
A PowerPoint for a self-led Stone Age to Iron Age session
See a range of school sessions available for key stage 3
Learn about the importance of models in scientific investigations and discoveries throughout Biology, Chemistry and Physics.
Find out more about the oldest modern bird fossil from the age of dinosaurs
Based on the story and sculpture of Medusa, follow this simple tutorial to make your own mask.
Use objects and equipment from the Whipple museum to explore the science of light.
See a range of school sessions available for key stage 2
Make your own Ichthyosaur and dinosaur bones.
How do we know what extinct creatures looked like when we only have fossil bones?
How to find fossils in flint gravel.
Learn the skills of an archaeologist by taking a closer look at this ancient tombstone.
Learn how sound is made, travels and is heard.
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.
Find out more about the earth, sun, moon and planets using objects from the Whipple Museum
Kaitlin Ferguson show us how to make a geology zine inspired by Mary Anning's fossils
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 more about some amazing women using the collections from the Whipple Museum.
See a range of school sessions available for key stage 5
A PowerPoint for a self-led session on the enigmatic Mesolithic Red Deer antler headdress
Experiment for the classroom: Viscosity and violent volcanoes
We have a number of free resources available for schools for both classroom based learning and to support a visit to the Garden
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.
Experiment for the classroom: Igneous intrusions
Experiment for the classroom: Rising eruptive plumes
A how to guide for student researchers featuring The Twins by John Everett Millais.
Experiment for the classroom: Earthquake body waves
Explore how technology has changed through time and learn more about key inventions such as microscopes, telescopes, globes and calculators.
A PowerPoint for a self-led Ancient Maya session
Great cross-curriculum ideas to get children away from a computer screen. Designed for primary school children, but adaptable for other age groups.
Follow the instructions to write a Greek myth with heroes, villains, gods and monsters.
Explore how revolutionary discoveries affected the development of new medical and anatomical knowledge.
Learn about bird adaptations and how birds have adapted to their environment
Learning about the Ancient Greeks is now even easier with this selection of downloadable resources.
How does your body work? Find out more about your eyes, ears, bones, heart and brain.
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.
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.
Find out more about the objects and habits that the Romans introduced to Britain.
Find out why Antarctic marine life is under threat from climate change with this easy experiment.
Experiment for the classroom: Dissolved gas in magma
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.
Why do we want to know about what is going on deep beneath our feet? And how do we go about studying it?
See a range of school sessions available for key stage 1
See a range of school sessions available for key stage 4
Use objects and stories from the Whipple Museum to find out more about how colonialism and Empire affected science and vice versa.