School Trip Ideas: the Top Dinosaur Learning Opportunities in the UK

Teaching your class about dinosaurs and seeking valuable school trip ideas? There are lots of places in the UK that can bring this fascinating topic to life.

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(businesspress24) - The majority of pupils find discovering the prehistoric world of dinosaurs and fossils to be completely fascinating etons of the astonishing beasts that once roamed the planet. Here are a few school trip ideas that will help to bring your classroom lessons to life for this brilliant topic.

National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

Your class is sure to be in awe when they set their eyes upon the life-sized cast of a T-rex in the National Museum of Scotland, which is a colossal 12 metres long! Additionally, there are educational workshops on offer at the museum that will allow your group to learn all about palaeontology. This includes handling real fossils, discovering how fossil evidence is used and reporting their findings back to the group.

Natural History Museum

Londontops and an Oviraptor egg, among other marvels. The museum can arrange fun workshops, including taking part in a fossil dig where stu-dents can learn more about what they dig up and how to draw bone structures.


Scarborough is home to East Yorkshireds.

Isle of Wight

There are few better places for learning about the prehistoric world than the Isle of Wight. Here pupils can embark on a fascinating fossil hunt on one of the island

You do not need to travel far to provide your class with a valuable learning experience for this fascinating topic. Many teachers like school trip ideas that combine interactive activities that the class can benefit from in the museums with making discoveries in natu-ral settings, both supported by classroom learning. Arranging a trip yourself can be a challenge, which is why many teachers opt to use the services of a reputable school tra-vel organiser instead.

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John Gardiner is the Managing Director of The School Travel Company, a tour operator specialising in educational travel for school and youth groups to the UK, Europe and beyond. With over twenty years’ experience providing students with valuable and engag-ing learning experiences outside of the classroom, John and his team can help make your school trip ideas a reality.

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Date: 04/24/2018 - 09:41
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