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Animal Classification

Explore the animal kingdom to bring science and English skills to life. Pupils will investigate animal classification by using gallery displays and handling collections and practise scientific enquiry skills, including observation, prediction and measurement.

This half day session encourages pupils to investigate the different ways in which we classify the animal kingdom, through observation, investigation and exploration.

Half Day Session

£4.00 per child

Ipswich Museum and Gallery

During this half-day visit pupils investigate traditional displays and handling collections to employ and practise scientific enquiry skills – including observation, prediction and measurement.

Activities include:

  • Identifying the five basic classes of animal, using the fantastic Natural History displays
  • Learning new scientific vocabulary and understanding how to apply it
  • Handling skulls to learn more about predators and prey
  • Practising teamwork, communication and problem solving skills in interactive activities

During this half-day visit pupils investigate traditional displays and handling collections to employ and practise scientific enquiry skills – including observation, prediction and measurement.

Activities include:

  • Identifying the five basic classes of animal, using the fantastic Natural History displays
  • Learning new scientific vocabulary and understanding how to apply it
  • Handling skulls to learn more about predators and prey
  • Practising teamwork, communication and problem solving skills in interactive activities

Minimum charge may apply. Prices are valid until 31st March 2018.

Minimum and maximum group sizes: 20 to 30 pupils.

All school, nursery and group visits must be booked in advance.

We are now invoicing all school groups for their visits. Invoices will follow approximately 10 working days from the date of your trip. The number of children indicated on the booking form is an approximate. You will only be charged for the number of children who actually visit on the day.

To enquire about a visit or to make a booking please contact us.

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“Excellent hands-on experience to engage and to enthuse interest. It extends learning of our topic and supports our understanding.”

Teacher

Ipswich Prep School

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