Teachers

Free In school

Dinosaur Babies Teachers Guide

National Museum Cardiff
Cost: For use in school - free of charge.
Free Self-led

Enterprise and Employability Challenge - Welsh Baccalaureate

National Museum Cardiff

Key Stage 4 - National / Foundation

Here are activities and resources created by Ross Thomas and Amgueddfa Cymru to support you in delivering the coursework requirements for the new Welsh Baccalaureate 2015.

The resources consist of a challenge document for your assessed piece of work, along with a trial challenge which can help students prepare and develop skills for their project.

To help you experience business and the world of work you should work together with others in a team of 3-6 members and use skills and knowledge you have developed from researching Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales to design and develop an innovative product based on the collections at the museums. The product must be cost-effective, innovative and suitable for sale in the Amgueddfa Cymru shops.

Additional workshops to support your study are available. Please contact us for more details. Some workshops may be subject to charging.

Cost: Free of charge as is a self-led session.

Curriculum

Welsh Baccalaureate Key Stage 4 - National / Foundation

Enterprise and Employability Challenge - Product

STEM beyond the Classroom

National Museum Cardiff

Saturday 11 November 2017

10am - 2.30 pm Doors open 9.45am for registration

Inspirational lectures and workshops for Primary & Secondary teachers that aim to address the new science and technology curriculum.

Prof Justin Dillon, Professor of Science and Environmental Education, University of Bristol, explores some of the issues around learning outside the classroom.

Dr Rhys Jones, lecturer, herpetologist and presenter of ‘Rhys to the Rescue’, presents on his own experiences of science communication and the need for literacy in science.

Primary and Secondary science workshops will cover a range of topics from animal behaviour and scientific research, to chemistry and astronomy. A series of short teacher-led vignettes will explore approaches to inspiring science opportunities.

To book a FREE place and your workshop choices go to: https://asecymruconference2017.eventbrite.co.uk

Dates: Saturday 11 November 2017
Cost: Led by Museum staff – free of charge.
Free In school

Maths in Museums

Maths in Museums

A new digital resource to support the numeracy framework in primary schools.

22 bilingual activities for year 6 pupils to support geometry, number, data and measuring skills.

The toolkit was developed in partnership with See Science. The toolkit is sponsored by the National Science Academy grant scheme.

Cost: For use in school - free of charge.

natural history learning resource

National Museum Cardiff

This teacher-led resource for primary schools has been written to help teachers and other group leaders plan a successful visit. These galleries are diverse, covering many different topics within the science curriculum, including habitats, animals, plants, dinosaurs, minerals and biodiversity.

 

The content is also relevant to the National Numeracy and Literacy Framework.

 

This pack provides you with further information about the displays to help answer any questions your group may have. It also contains activities to help explore the displays.

Urban Meadow Learning Resource

National Museum Cardiff

This pack is designed to support teachers and educators in preparing for a self-led museum visit, but can also be used to support learning inside and outside of the classroom. There are lots of ideas and activities to explore before your visit, at the Museum, and back at school. There is also a resources section at the back of the pack with worksheets and activities.

The content is relevant to the National Numeracy and Literacy Framework.

Free Self-led

Art Gallery visit - historic art collections

National Museum Cardiff

These notes have been developed to give you information about individual works within the historic art galleries as well as suggestions of how to talk to your pupils about the works

 

Please note that some of the works of art in this pack now appear in different galleries or have been removed from display. Please check if you would like to look at specific works of art when you visit.

 

Duration: 1 hour
Cost: Free of charge as is a self-led session.
Free Self-led

Clore Discovery Centre Self Led Visit focused on Numeracy

National Museum Cardiff

All schools and groups must book self led sessions in advance

The Clore Discovery Centre offers pupils the opportunity to develop their knowledge and understanding of maths, through practical activities, exploration and discovery.

Duration: 45 minutes
Cost: Free of charge as is a self-led session.
Free Self-led

Clore Discovery Centre Self Led Visits Focused on Literacy

National Museum Cardiff

The objects in the Clore Discovery Centre provide stimulating starting points for developing reading,writing and oracy.

All schools and groups must book self led sessions in advance

Duration: 45 minutes
Cost: Free of charge as is a self-led session.
Free Self-led

Exploring Materials

National Museum Cardiff

Worksheet to help you explore the museum’s collections – how many materials will you find.

Duration: 1 hour
Cost: Free of charge as is a self-led session.

Documents

Free Self-led

From Bacon to Doig

National Museum Cardiff

Teachers resource for secondary schools exploring the art exhibition From Bacon to Doig.

Chantal Joffe

Cost: Free of charge as is a self-led session.

Curriculum

Art and Design

Free Self-led

General ideas for museum visits

National Museum Cardiff

 Use these notes to explore educational themes across the galleries.

Duration: 1 hour
Cost: Free of charge as is a self-led session.
Free In school

The First World War Education Project

National Museum Cardiff

The National Library of Wales and National Museum Wales are leading a project to produce education resources for schools to commemorate the centenary of the First World War. As part of this project we are using items from the collections of both institutions to create digital teaching resources for Hwb.

Cost: For use in school - free of charge.
Free In school

William Smith Exhibition - A Level Geology Challenge

National Museum Cardiff

This resource for A Level was written to support the William Smith Maps exhibition at National Museum Cardiff. The exhibition has now moved to Oriel Y Parc. The resource can also be used in the classroom, by accessing the maps online at

www.strata-smith.com/

Cost: For use in school - free of charge.

Curriculum

 RELEVANT TO GEOLOGY GCE A LEVEL SYLLABUS