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Learning Resources

This site brings together resources from our Museums, including activities, games and videos. Discover activities to support a range of curriculum topics for use in the classroom, in museum galleries and beyond.

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Image showing the Total Darkness logo in the night sky, with the main characters you will encounter during the game.

When the power goes out, it’s time for action in our brand new game, Total Darkness.

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ks3, ks4

Build a Dome

Use straws and strong shapes to make a self-supporting dome.

Investigate the forces involved in how planes fly by making some of your own and testing them out!

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ks2, ks3

Pinball machine

Build your own pinball machine and use it to explore Newton's Laws of Motion while challenging your friends!

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Hardwicke Locomotive

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