Earth and Space

Session details


Museum based
Usually Monday to Thursday, 10am or 12:30pm

Curriculum Links

Key Stage 2

Length of session
90 minutes

Maximum group size
Up to 30


'Whilst I was there I had a great time and loved it, and hope I can go there again – it was brilliant.'


Session outline

Discover how Copernicus and Galileo changed our understanding of the universe through an exploration of:

  • Geocentric (Earth-centred) and
  • Heliocentric (Sun-centred)

models and telescopes in our collection.

Find out more about the movement of the Earth and other planets relative to the Sun in our solar system and why we have day and night, months and changing seasons.