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Science and Industry Museum Great Object Hunt: Explorer


Find something that makes your life easier, something that could keep you dry in the rain and something that makes an interesting shadow…

Follow your curiosity and work together while discovering objects in the galleries of the Science and Industry Museum, Manchester. Complete the challenges and use your observation and questioning skills to get thinking and talking about how science and technology shape our lives.

This activity takes approximately 30 minutes, and works best if you have a pen or a camera with you.

Learning outcomes

  • Make links between museum objects, curriculum science and everyday life.
  • Develop observation and communication skills.

Downloadable resources

Science and Industry Museum Great Object Hunt – Explorer (PDF Document)

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