Each of our organisations offer pre-booked visits on a range of themes. All the collections can be used to teach across different subjects and topics. Alternatively, you can combine visits to more than one collection.

Schools

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Museum of Classical Archaeology

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

Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

See a range of school sessions available for key stage 4

Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

See a range of school sessions available for key stage 1

Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences

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

Museum of Classical Archaeology

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

 

Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

See a range of school sessions available for key stage 2

Museum of Zoology

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.

Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences

How to find fossils in flint gravel.

Museum of Zoology

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.

Whipple Museum of the History of Science

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

Museum of Classical Archaeology

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. 

 

Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences

Experiment for the classroom: Rising eruptive plumes

Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

A PowerPoint for a self-led Ancient Maya session

Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences

Experiment for the classroom: Rising eruptive plumes

Whipple Museum of the History of Science

Find out more about Darwin and his influence on the history of science 

Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences

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

Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences

Experiment for the classroom: Dissolved gas in magma

Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences

Experiment for the classroom: Earthquake resistant buildings

Whipple Museum of the History of Science

Explore how revolutionary discoveries affected the development of new medical and anatomical knowledge.

Whipple Museum of the History of Science

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

Whipple Museum of the History of Science

Use objects and stories from the Whipple Museum to find out more about how colonialism and Empire affected science and vice versa.

 

Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences

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

Whipple Museum of the History of Science

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.

Whipple Museum of the History of Science

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

Museum of Zoology

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. 

Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences

Experiment for the classroom: Igneous intrusions

Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences

Make your own Ichthyosaur and dinosaur bones.

Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

A PowerPoint for a self-led Stone Age to Iron Age session

Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

A PowerPoint for a self-led session on the enigmatic Mesolithic Red Deer antler headdress

Whipple Museum of the History of Science

Learn about the importance of models in scientific investigations and discoveries throughout Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

See a range of school sessions available for key stage 3

Whipple Museum of the History of Science

Learn how sound is made, travels and is heard. 

Museum of Classical Archaeology

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

Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences

Learn about bird adaptations and how birds have adapted to their environment

Whipple Museum of the History of Science

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

Museum of Classical Archaeology

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

The Fitzwilliam Museum

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

Whipple Museum of the History of Science

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

Museum of Classical Archaeology

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

 

Experiment for the classroom: Escaping gas and eruptions.

Museum of Classical Archaeology

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.

Cambridge University Botanic Garden 

We have a number of free resources available for schools for both classroom based learning and to support a visit to the Garden

Whipple Museum of the History of Science

Explore how technology has changed through time and learn more about key inventions such as microscopes, telescopes, globes and calculators.

Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences

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.

The Polar Museum

Great cross-curriculum ideas to get children away from a computer screen. Designed for primary school children, but adaptable for other age groups.

Experiments for the classroom: Trapped gas and explosive eruptions.

Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences

This mini field trip will introduce you to rocks used in around the Storey’s Field Centre, how they formed and why the architects chose them.

Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

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

Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

See a range of school sessions available for key stage 5

Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

A PowerPoint for a self-led Ancient Maya session.

Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences

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.

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.

Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences

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

Cambridge University Botanic Garden 

You can choose to arrange a visit with one of our learning officers or lead the day yourself

Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences

Kaitlin Ferguson show us how to make a geology zine inspired by Mary Anning's fossils

Museum of Classical Archaeology

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

Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences

Experiment for the classroom: Viscosity and violent volcanoes

Whipple Museum of the History of Science

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

Whipple Museum of the History of Science

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

Museum of Classical Archaeology

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

 

Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences

Experiment for the classroom: Earthquake body waves

Whipple Museum of the History of Science

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