Heritage Education – Who’s Eating What
A two hour Science Workshop for Key Stage 2 based at Market Hall Museum, Warwick with an optional self-led tour in Priory Park that lasts one hour.
This project is led by a Heritage Education group leader and includes:
- The chance to handle objects to discover more about natural history collections.
- Explore taxidermy and animal bones.
- Learn more about the food chain.
- to develop children’s scientific understanding.
- identify the different types of teeth in humans and their simple functions.
- constructing and interpreting a variety of food chains; identifying producers, predators and prey.
Learning objectives: Children will learn:
- About the different species of plants and animals that live in Warwickshire.
- What we can learn about animals and their diets from their teeth and the evidence they leave behind.
- How different animals and plants live together and are part of a food chain.
- How humans make an impact on the natural environment and habitats.
- The purpose of Natural History collections in museums.
Learning outcomes: Pupils will be able to:
- Identify carnivores and herbivores by their diet and the characteristics of their teeth.
- Identify where different animals sit in a food chain and recognise predators, prey and producers.