Study day for Schools

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Booking information

Only teachers are able to book this session.

We will also run one on-demand summer term session between Monday 16 April and Friday 20 July. If you are interested, email to suggest three dates in order of preference. We will need at least four weeks’ notice.

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What you’ll do

In this five-hour study day, your students will explore the theme of human enhancement in our permanent collections.

In the morning, your students will take part in activities in our Medicine Man and Medicine Now galleries. These will include exploring and handling a selection of relevant objects from our collections.

In the afternoon, your students will undertake practical scientific experiments investigating physical and mental enhancement. They will examine the ethics of human enhancement, and participate in games, discussion and debate.

Who can come

This study day is suitable for students aged 14–19. We can accommodate groups of 20–30 students, accompanied by staff at a ratio of 1:10.