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How do we know we are asking the right questions to find the information that we need? Dive into the cycle of knowledge and research with these free learning resources.

The activities, presented in short-form video format, use items from the Library’s collection to spark curiosity. Students will explore the stages of research by analysing these items, constructing relevant questions and look at a variety of sources. They will categorise and organise their findings in a ‘Wall of Wonder’ that will help them build and share their research in a format of their choice. The materials are presented in three distinct parts:
• Research in Action
• Research Process
• Living Knowledge

These can be explored in one workshop or spread across different workshops at your convenience. These resources are ready to use and supported by full teachers’ notes.

Key info

Suitable for: KS2

Age Groups: 7-11

Subjects: English, Geography, History

Topics: Critical Thinking, Devising, Literature, Research skills, Team Building

Type: At Venue

Duration: Between 45 - 75 minutes per activity; 3 activities in total

Cost: Free

Dates: Mon-Fri

Min. Group Size: 10

Max. Group Size: 30

SEND: Yes - suitable for students with SEND

We regularly check that the costs and information are the latest and most up-to-date. However, please contact us directly if you need any further information or have a particular question. Unless specified otherwise, all prices include VAT.

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