Expand your students’ research skills
Work with a PhD researcher from the University of Manchester to explore how museum objects contribute to research. Students will interrogate the research process and develop their own research plan in response to our collection.
At a glance
Duration: 1.5 hours
Subject: Science or Humanities focus
Numbers: 20 max.
Adults: One adult per 15 students
“The knowledge that researching is a complicated process that has to be well planned” – Pupil comment
“I have learnt how to lay out my question when wanting to research a particular topic, and how it links with other topics” – Pupil comment
National Curriculum Links for KS4/5
Links to the History Curriculum
- Using source material to frame a historical question and using it to make historical claims.
- Thinking critically, weighing evidence, sifting arguments, making informed decisions and developing perspective and judgement.
Links to the Science Curriculum
- Working scientifically to use evidence to create a hypothesis.
- Deciding on the appropriate type of scientific enquiry to answer independent questions.
Links to Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural (SMSC) development
- Enabling students to develop their self-knowledge, self-esteem and self-confidence.
- Enabling students to acquire a broad general knowledge of and respect for public
institutions and services in England.
If you are planning to spend time exploring other galleries at the Museum before or after your session please tell us this when you complete our “Make a Booking” form, below.
If you are unsure whether this session would be suitable for your group, please speak with our bookings coordinator on 0161 275 2630 or email firstname.lastname@example.org