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This workshop uses real and replica objects from the Museum of Liverpool’s handling collection combined with hands on activities to give students an overview of some of the experiences of local people and animals who participated in the First World War.

Students will be able to examine photographs of local soldiers and animals who were involved in the First World War along with real and replica objects in character bags. Changes in battle technology will also be discussed and the devastating impact of these considered.

Key Information.

Suitable for: KS2

Ages: 7-11

Subjects: Citizenship, English, History

Topics: Animals, Emotions, Human & Physical Geography, Local History, Storytelling, World War I

Type: At Venue

Duration: 60 minutes

Cost: From £3 per student (£90 per session, max 30 per session)

Dates: From Nov 22

Min. Students: N/A

Max. Students: 30 (per session)

SEND: Yes - suitable for students with SEND

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The Museum of Liverpool offers a wide range of educational opportunities, making it an ideal place to engage learners of all ages from formal education and community groups.

Details of their workshops for groups visiting the museum and their virtual classroom, which can be booked for remote learning, are listed below. There is a dedicated children’s gallery, Little Liverpool, which can be booked for younger groups.

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