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Mission accomplished? Comparing First World War battles
Secondary workshop

1 - 30 July 2020

FREE

Mission accomplished? Comparing First World War battles

Investigate four key battles through primary sources and decide whether they can be considered victories or defeats.

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Body builders
Primary workshop

1 - 30 July 2020

FREE

Body builders

Learn about the possibilities of prosthetic limbs for injured soldiers and get hands-on with our robotic arms.

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Cargo drop engineering challenge
Secondary workshop

1 - 24 July 2020

FREE

Cargo drop engineering challenge

Work against the clock and with limited resources to design and build a device to safely deliver cargo to your troops.

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Recruitment and conscription
Secondary workshop

1 - 30 July 2020

FREE

Recruitment and conscription

Analyse recruitment posters from the Museum's collection and multimedia recreations of First World War parliamentary debates to explore the history of Army recruitment and conscription.

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Head on
Primary workshop

1 - 30 July 2020

FREE

Head on

Get hands-on with real helmets from our handling collection, then use different materials to make and test your own.

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Operation Robot (coding)
Secondary workshop

1 - 24 July 2020

FREE

Operation Robot (coding)

Explore the power of robots to solve challenges for the Army. Get hands-on testing out your coding skills.

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What is Total War?
Secondary workshop

1 - 30 July 2020

FREE

What is Total War?

Investigate the concept of Total War by tracing the steps taken to prepare for industrialised conflict in the First and Second World Wars.

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Your Country Needs You! Propaganda and recruitment
Primary workshop

1 - 30 July 2020

FREE

Your Country Needs You! Propaganda and recruitment

Explore how advertising and propaganda work, particularly focusing on recruitment campaigns of the First World War.

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The Indian 'Mutiny'?
Secondary workshop

1 - 30 July 2020

FREE

The Indian 'Mutiny'?

Analyse evidence from documents and artefacts, then curate an exhibition to make a case for whether the conflict was a mutiny or war of independence.

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Gravity and parachutes
Primary workshop

1 - 30 July 2020

FREE

Gravity and parachutes

Explore the history of parachutes and how the Army uses them. Design, make and test your own inspired by the historic designs in our collections.

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Florence and Mary
Primary workshop

1 - 30 July 2020

FREE

Florence and Mary

Discover the historic contributions of Florence Nightingale and Mary Seacole and why they have been remembered (or not) over time.

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Robots to the rescue
Primary workshop

1 - 30 July 2020

FREE

Robots to the rescue

Explore how robotic devices help the Army, then work in teams using block-based programming and our Dash robots to complete a series of tasks.

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