The Cutting Edge schools workshop

This workshop for schools has curriculum links suitable for students in years 3 and 4 (KS2).

Pre-visit information and curriculum links PDF (202.1 KB)

Please note that separate Cutting Edge workshops are held for family audiences.

Find out about the Cutting Edge workshop for families

Investigate how teeth are related to diet in this interactive workshop.

Pupils will:

  • handle, observe and compare a variety of animal skulls in order to identify different shapes of teeth
  • use and develop their scientific knowledge to understand that the shape of teeth makes them useful for different purposes

Learning themes: teeth and eating, using observations to draw conclusions, using scientific knowledge and understanding to explain observations; making comparisons and identifying associations.

Duration: 50 minutes

Capacity: 32 students


Go to the events calendar to find forthcoming dates

Booking: book in advance by calling the Museum booking team on +44 (0)20 7942 5555.

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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.