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Home Education - Polar Explorers workshop

calendar11th Jan 2024, 12:00 pm

Our Explorers workshop focuses on the story of an explorer from Torquay: Frank Browning who was part of Captain Scott's team in the race to the South Pole.

The children learn about the lives of Polar Explorers; looking at habitats, adaptations, investigating ice cores, and also taking part in a carousel of hands-on activities including object handling and STEAM challenges.

The workshop is aimed at children aged 7 – 11 (KS2). Each family group requires a participating adult to remain with the children throughout.

Prompt 10am or 12.15pm (depending on your workshop booking) Health and Safety/Introduction, workshop until 12.15pm or 3pm. Lunch space available afterwards for those who wish to spend time exploring the museum before or after their workshop.

The maximum number of children per session 15, with a minimum of 12 children required for a session to run.
Cost £5 per child, adults free. Must be booked in advance.
Each person attending requires a valid museum ticket. Torquay Museum tickets last for a whole year - 20 % discount for those living with a TQ postcode.

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