Use our specially designed activity sheet and resources in the classroom to discover more about wildlife at winter.Discover some of the natural “Wonders of Winter” at the Museum using the 3D Virtual Visit and PowerPoint presentation. Take your pupils on a self-guided virtual tour to find wildlife in the galleries and explore how they survive the cold winter months. Pupils complete a themed word search to help develop vocabulary, problem-solving and memory. Teacher’s notes, including resources pand suggested activities are provided and can be used to complement the learning outcomes.
Activity at a Glance
Level: 2nd class +
Format: Classroom activity - activity sheet and resources to be used within the classroom
Duration: 30 + mins
Availability: Online and self-guided
Teachers Notes & Resources
Download the Wonders of Winter Word Search here
Download PowerPoint Presentation here (File size approx. 6MB)
Link to the 3D Virtual Visit of the Museum galleries here
Investigating and experimenting
- Collect information and data from a variety of sources
- Plant and animal life
– Developing strategies; Reading for pleasure and information
On completion of this classroom activity pupils shouls be able to:
Give a brief description of a natural history museum and the range of animals and fossils on display.
Increase knowledge of living things e.g. observe and identify the different animals that live in Ireland in winter, and learn about adaptations such as hibernation and camouflage
Complete a themed word search activity.