• 10.00am - 5.30pm
  • FREE
  • Chelsea, London
  • 10.00am - 5.30pm
  • FREE
  • Chelsea, London

Poppies to remember? (virtual)

'OP Ghartse Tamsa', 'Flower Power', 7 April 2009

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.

Why do we wear poppies?

Each November, poppies are sold in schools, in shops, and in lots of different public places. This session gives learners the chance to explore why poppies are worn at this time of year as well as investigate stories of Remembrance and the lives of men and women who served during the First World War.

The session provides:

  • Introductory video (pre-filmed by Museum facilitator)
  • Handling object demonstration video (pre-filmed by Museum facilitator)
  • Virtual classroom (live link with Museum facilitator)
  • Digital resource pack

The session includes:

  • Historic photographs
  • Group discussion
  • Team working
  • Peer-to-peer learning
  • Group presentation

Curriculum areas:

  • History

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