Workshops for schools

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Gravity and parachutes
Primary workshop

3 September 2018 - 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

3 September 2018 - 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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The Indian 'Mutiny'?
Secondary workshop

3 September 2018 - 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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London in the Second World War: The Blitz
Primary workshop

3 September 2018 - 30 July 2020

FREE

London in the Second World War: The Blitz

Use sleuthing skills to discover the stories revealed in our Second World War time capsules. Delivered in partnership with the Royal Hospital Chelsea.

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Whatever the weather
Primary workshop

3 September 2018 - 30 July 2020

FREE

Whatever the weather

Soldiers have to be ready for anything! Explore and test materials by designing and building a shelter that will keep a soldier dry.

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Poppies to remember?
Primary workshop

3 September 2018 - 30 July 2020

FREE

Poppies to remember?

Discover some of the stories of Remembrance held by the Museum, the evolution of the poppy as a symbol, and how it is used today.

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Robots to the rescue
Primary workshop

3 September 2018 - 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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British Civil Wars: Technology and tactics
Secondary workshop

3 September 2018 - 30 July 2020

FREE

British Civil Wars: Technology and tactics

Using our handling collection, explore Civil War battle tactics, weaponry and equipment to consider the experience of warfare in the 17th century, and the impact on civilians.

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Body builders
Primary workshop

3 September 2018 - 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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Mission accomplished? Comparing First World War battles
Secondary workshop

3 September 2018 - 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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Head on
Primary workshop

3 September 2018 - 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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Recruitment and conscription
Secondary workshop

3 September 2018 - 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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