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  • ancient technologies learning sessions Ancient TechnologyInvestigate the technology that was used to tackle the problems of ancient civilisations with this cross curricular session for Key Stage 2 & 3.
  • arts award avatar Arts Award - Discover in a dayAchieve a nationally-recognised award with this learning session for Key Stage 2 & 3. Discover our collection & create a masterpiece with our artists.
  • World War II in CHelmsford Learning Session Chelmsford in World War IIFind out what life was really like in Chelmsford during World War II at this history learning session for Key Stage 2 & 3.
  • chelmsford tales  learning sessions Chelmsford TalesA powerful & exciting cross-curricular combination of local history and literacy & communication skills for Key Stage 2 & 3.
  • Electrical Circuits Learning Session Electrical Circuits - Electricity and MagnetsBuild large scale circuits as we introduce the fundamental link between electricity & magnetism for Key Stage 2.
  • Evening at the museum learning session Evening at the MuseumSpend a fun evening at Chelmsford Museum or Sandford Mill once the museum has closed its doors to the public. Take part in a wide range of activities.
  • feeling friction learning Feeling FrictionInvestigate friction beyond the classroom with our hands-on equipment & museum collections for Key Stage 2.
  • hey diddle diddle a learning session Hey Diddle Diddle - Preschool SessionsBring your pre-school or nursery along for nursery rhyme themed fun at the museum! Hands-on, multi-sensory sessions link to the EYFS learning goals.
  • Victorian Kitchen Exhibition Historical Skills for KS1Discover the skills of historical investigation using our collection of old & new handling artefacts in this varied and stimulating session.
  • in living memory learning sessions In Living MemoryThis Key Stage 1 session explores aspects of the changes in technology of communication, the home & entertainment in the mid Twentieth Century.
  • living habitats learning sessions Living Things and HabitatsExplore the properties & hidden forces acting on materials used in familiar constructions in this fun Key Stage 1 and 2 learning session.
  • Local History Learning Sessions Local HistoryExperience the sights, sounds & smells of our past, from the Roman town to Marconi & Chelmsford as the birthplace of radio. For Key Stage 2.
  • marconi magic maths learning session Marconi's Magic MathsOur new Key Stage 1 & 2 session puts maths in context as we celebrate being the birthplace of radio. Includes history and science links.
  • moving things learning sessions Moving ThingsJoin us to handle & feel real objects whilst exploring concepts such as gravity & forces in a simple way. Perfect for Key Stage 1.
  • Old and Moving Toys Learning Session Old and Moving ToysExplore the world of childhood before the days of computer games & plastic toys with our collection of old & moving toys from the past. For Key Stage 1.
  • river trail learning session River TrailGeography meets science in this Key Stage 2 session. Explore our mill pond, river, canal & settling tanks & investigate the uses of water & waterways.
  • roman chelmsford learning session Roman ChelmsfordDiscover why Chelmsford was one of the most important Roman 'new towns' in this session for Key Stage 2 & 3.
  • Significant Individuals Significant IndividualsFind out more about Guglielmo Marconi & Chelmsford's other significant individuals in this Key Stage 2 learning session.
  • Sounds AmazingLearning Session Sounds AmazingJoin us as we carry out experiments to hear, see & feel how vibrations travel in air, water & solid objects. For Key Stage 2.
  • Stone Age to Iron Age Avatar Stone Age to Iron AgeDiscover what prehistoric bling was all about, how society developed, & why weapons became necessary. in this learning session for Key Stage 2.
  • structures and materials learning session Structures and MaterialsTest & compare the properties of different materials, then take apart some familiar structures to explore the hidden forces acting on them. Key Stage 2.
  • Travelling Light Learning Sessions Travelling LightUse our museum objects & large hands-on equipment & investigate ideas about light that are hard to explore in the classroom. For Key Stage 2.
  • Tudor chelmsford learning session Tudor ChelmsfordStep into our time travel machine & find out what daily life was like in Tudor Chelmsford. This fun session is for Key Stage 2 & 3.
  • water trail learning session Water TrailExplore why some objects float & others sink using a variety of everyday objects & perform 'magic' tricks in this Key Stage 1 session.