Teaching resources

Students examining a specimen

These high-quality activities and web pages will support your teaching before and after your visit to the Museum. All content is developed by professional educators and checked by Museum scientists for accuracy.

Free Explore and Discover guides (Key Stages 1-3)
Record the exhibits you find in the Museum’s galleries and improve your powers of observation with these free worksheets.

Open Air Laboratories (OPAL) learning resources (Key Stages 1-4, Post-16)
Take teaching outdoors, learn new skills and contribute to real scientific research with OPAL.

Dino Directory (Key Stage 1-4, Post-16)
Get the low-down on your favourite dinosaurs.

Video: Inspirational teachers

Three Museum scientists share memories of very important people in their lives - the teachers who first sparked their passion for science.

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