Workshops for schools

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Gravity and parachutes
Primary workshop

3 September 2018 - 23 July 2019

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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Whatever the weather
Primary workshop

3 September 2018 - 23 July 2019

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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The Indian 'Mutiny'?
Secondary workshop

3 September 2018 - 23 July 2019

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 - 23 July 2019

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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On the move
Primary workshop

3 September 2018 - 23 July 2019

FREE

On the move

Explore how robotic devices help the Army, then work together using basic programming skills to successfully navigate a real robot across a map.

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Seven Years War
Secondary workshop

3 September 2018 - 23 July 2019

FREE

Seven Years War

What was the Seven Years War and why is it known by so many different names? Use historical and geographical evidence to investigate the legacy of the conflict.

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Poppies to remember?
Primary workshop

3 September 2018 - 23 July 2019

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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British Civil Wars: By land and siege
Secondary workshop

3 September 2018 - 23 July 2019

FREE

British Civil Wars: By land and siege

Explore Civil War siege and battle tactics using real artefacts and archival material to consider the different impacts on society in the 17th century.

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Body builders
Primary workshop

3 September 2018 - 23 July 2019

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 - 23 July 2019

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 - 23 July 2019

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 - 23 July 2019

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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