Investigate and examine different animal skulls just like a zoologist during this hands on workshop.
At the Museum
All groups who are coming to the Museum must book their visit with the Bookings Office.
Tours and workshops must be booked at least two weeks in advance.
Examine different animal skulls including an extinct saber tooth cat
Compare all the different bones in a skull and learn how to spot the secret powers of animals including their sense of smell
Investigate the different shapes and sizes of teeth and what that can tell us about the animal and it's diet
Discover the importance of eye placement when analysing animal skulls
Imagine that you are a paleontologist that has just discovered a new species of dinosaur, how would you tell if it's a predator or prey
Class level: 1st class to 6th class
Maximum 30 per group. Duration 60 minutes.
Key Curriculum Strands
Investigating and experimenting
Environmental awareness and care
In the Classroom
Before your visit why not take a 3D virtual tour of the Natural History Museum in the classroom with your students.