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KS2 History - Investigating Artefacts

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A visit to Brunel's SS Great Britain, a Victorian steam ship, and its adjoining museum lets local pupils touch, feel and smell over 150 years of history.

To accompany this programme there is a short virtual tour of the ship. This is designed for use in the classroom.

Local teacher Jacqueline Ferguson has partnered up with the education team at the SS Great Britain to create a unit of work called Creative Curator. The unit is designed to develop the pupils' investigative skills by focusing on artefacts that were used by actual passengers and crew on the ship.

Jacqueline's Year 6 class first work in groups to test their knowledge of local Victorian hero Brunel, and then set about matching artefacts to passengers and crew before they present their combined knowledge through role-plays and art.

The pupils also get a chance to quiz the ship's curator as they continue their investigation of artefacts and their labels.

Part of the series: Professional Knowledge

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