This bookable activity is free and has curriculum links appropriate for KS1 pupils.
Pre-visit information and curriculum links PDF (105.4 KB)
Our intrepid explorer Dino Dan has just returned from the deserts of Mongolia and he’d like to share his adventures with you. Meet him in the galleries and help him piece together the evidence of his discoveries and dinosaurs, using the skills of a palaeontologist.
Overview of the session:
For an alternative activity, or an addition to the day’s activities, use our gallery-linked Explore & Discover guides. These colourful comprehensive guides contain learning activities suitable for school or family groups. They cost 50p each, payable to the bookings team before the day of your visit. Follow the links below for more information.
Dinosaurs: Become a dinosaur detective (sample) PDF (2.4 MB)
Teachers' notes and certificate PDF (1.5 MB)
Our fossil insect collection includes Rhyniognatha hirsti, the world's oldest fossil insect, dating back some 400 million years.