What can you discover? … an educational visit for KS 2. NEW. Learn more about the discovery of Richard III Understand more about materials found in archaeological digs Consider the claims that can be made from the evidence found See and learn about plants found in digs in Leicester
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What can you discover?
… an educational visit for KS 2
Supports methods of historical enquiry and local history in the 2014 National Curriculum
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University of Leicester Botanic Garden
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What can you Discover?
A staffed education programme for KS2
Using the significant local history event of the discovery of Richard III the ‘What can you Discover?’ programme is designed to help children’s understanding of how we can use evidence from archaeological discoveries, backed up by science, to make historical claims.
The programme starts with an introduction about archaeology and what we can learn from the evidence we find. Children then work in five groups and complete all the activities by the end of the day.
There will also be a fun, rubbish -sorting activity over lunchtime to consider what future historians can learn about us.
Numbers: Up to two classes
Timing: All day
Cost: £4.50 per child with no charge for adults. (Minimum charge £108)
Allergies: Children do not collect or taste any nuts
Lunch: Lunch can be eaten outside or in the classrooms.
Staff: A member of the Botanic Garden teacher team will lead your ‘What Can You Discover?’ programme