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Great Object Hunt: Out and About

Find something you couldn’t live without; create an interesting shadow…

Students can follow their curiosity and work together to complete the challenges while exploring the fascinating world around them.

This activity can be used in any setting: try it in the school playground, around the home or on a trip to the shops. It has been designed to encourage discussion about how science and technology have shaped our lives.

The activity should last between 30 and 40 minutes, and works best if you have a pen or a camera with you.

Learning outcomes:

  • Make links between museum objects, curriculum science and science in our everyday lives.
  • Develop observation and communication skills.

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