We wish you could come to the Polar Museum at the moment, but whilst we are closed we thought you might like to make your own museum at home!
Watch the video, and download our activity pack.
Here are some ideas to get you started:
At the Whipple Museum we are very proud of our collection of maths equipment, including this cheerful “little professor” calculator. Colour him in and see what other mathematical equipment you can find around you! We'd love to see your finished results - share your photos with us on twitter @WhippleMuseum or by emailing email@example.com.
It’s estimated that there are about 20 million penguins in Antarctica. When it’s really cold they huddle together to keep warm. The most extreme huddle ever recorded was 19 Emperor penguins within a square metre!
Have a go at making your own penguin. All you need is some paper, and a pen for drawing on the eyes.
What does Frank need on his polar adventure? What will he eat? How will he stay warm? How will he stay cheerful?
Download our activity sheet to give him a helping hand.
A series of activities inspired by the barrel organ in our collection at the Polar Museum. Enjoy learning about music on board ship, finding out how music affects us and have a go at making some of your own.
Check out the videos on this page to find out how you can complete a Discover Arts Award. Just fill in our simple online form when you’ve finished to tell us what activities you’ve done to earn yourself a Discover Arts Award certificate!