The Great Debate

Event information

Event type: Workshop

Location: Hintze Hall

Suitable for: key stage 4

Capacity: 32 students

Duration: 45 minutes

Ticket prices:

£3 per student
Booking required

Introduce your students to the great debate of 1860 on Darwin's theory of evolution by natural selection.

The characters and events of this landmark debate will be brought to life by an experienced Science Educator and the inspiring specimens and displays of our newly redeveloped Hintze Hall, which opens in summer 2017.

Your students will see how scientific knowledge develops over time and understand how evidence and peer review help support this process.

Before they leave your students will be given a contemporary scientific issue for their own great debate back at school. We will provide a shortlist of topics for your class to choose from and an extensive toolkit of supporting resources which they can use for their research.

Free pilot session

This activity is currently in development. If you would like to take part in a free pilot session in September, contact us.

Event dates
4 October 2017 10.30-11.15, 11.30-12.15, 12.30-13.15, 13.30-14.15
5 October 2017 10.30-11.15, 11.30-12.15, 12.30-13.15, 13.30-14.15
6 October 2017 10.30-11.15, 11.30-12.15, 12.30-13.15, 13.30-14.15
9 October 2017 10.30-11.15, 11.30-12.15, 12.30-13.15, 13.30-14.15
11 October 2017 10.30-11.15, 11.30-12.15, 12.30-13.15, 13.30-14.15
12 October 2017 10.30-11.15, 11.30-12.15, 12.30-13.15, 13.30-14.15
13 October 2017 10.30-11.15, 11.30-12.15, 12.30-13.15, 13.30-14.15
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How to book

Call our school bookings team on +44(0)20 7942 5555.

Lines are open Monday-Friday from 8.30-16.00 during term time and 10.00-13.00 during school holidays.

Please read our payment and cancellation conditions before booking.

Essential information

Everything you need to know for a smooth-running day, from where to go for lunch to completing a risk assessment.