Dino-Scientists

This activity is free and has curriculum links appropriate for KS2 students.

Pre-visit information and curriculum links PDF (167.5 KB)

Become Dino-Scientists for the day using our incredible galleries.

Dates:

Go to the events calendar to find forthcoming dates

In this self-guided activity, pupils will be given white lab-coats and scientist logbooks as they take up the Dino-Scientist challenge.  They will use scientific skills to work out the diet, movement and habitat of ancient fossil animals.

Downloads

The handouts for this activity are available to download below, for reference purposes. The educator's guide will be posted to pre-booked school groups in advance. Each pupil will get a copy of the Dino-Scientists logbook when they arrive at schools reception.

Educator's guide and curriculum links - printer-friendly black and white version PDF (1.0 MB)

Adult's guide (for adult helpers to use during the visit) - printer-friendly black and white version PDF (1.3 MB)

Dino-Scientists logbook (for students to fill in during their visit) - printer-friendly black and white version PDF (3.9 MB)

All Key Stage 2 activities

School bookings

Book all school activities in advance on +44 (0)20 7942 5555. Lines are open Monday-Friday from 8.30-16.00 during term time and 10.00-13.00 in the holidays.

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