Ancient Maya

About the Session 

How did the ancient Maya express their identity? What objects they used to show their power? What can archaeology tell us about Maya life? These are some of the questions we will discuss while students learn how to read a Maya monument and handle objects from Central and South America.

Duration: 90 minutes

Polar Exploration

About the Session 

Travelling back in time to the heroic era of Antarctic polar exploration (Scott and/or Shackleton), your students will pack for an imaginary expedition, get kitted up in some modern polar gear and take part in an interactive historic survival story. This session can be adapted to match your curriculum. 

Duration: 90 minutes

Session Format: A fast paced, interactive taught session lasting 90 minutes

Available: Wednesdays and Thursdays in school term time.

Scott's Dilemma

About the Session 

Step by step, problem by problem we travel through the story of Scott’s last expedition. How would your students approach the problems faced by Scott? This activity includes; team work, problem solving, time limits, moral dilemmas, empathy, letter writing, debate and discussion.

Duration: 1.5 - 2 hours

Session Format: Fast paced, interactive session for full duration including taught sessions and group work.

Available: Wednesdays and Thursdays in school term time only.

Extreme Environments

About the Session 

How have people adapted to extreme environments such as deserts, jungles or polar regions? How do these environments impact their way of life and culture? These are some of the questions students will think about as they as they look and handle objects from the Amazon rainforest, Australian desert and Himalayas.

Duration: 1.5 hours