First World War - War in the Air

D-Day 70th Anniversary

Key Stage 1 Learning Sessions

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  • Hands-on Workshop: Assembling an Aeroplane

    In this hands-on activity students will learn about the parts of an aeroplane and the forces of flight, as they build a large replica of an aeroplane.

  • Hands-on Workshop: How Things Fly

    In this hands-on session students learn how gravity, drag, thrust and lift influence the science of flight. Using models and experiments they will explore the different forces that make aeroplanes fly.

  • Hands-on Workshop: Remembrance

    Join in our poignant remembrance activities. Explore the reasons why people go to war and why we should remember.

  • Hands-on Workshop: Toys and Games

    Follow in the footsteps of children in the past. See and play with toys and join in playground games.
  • Hands-on Workshop: Transport

    Students will find out about movement and different types of transport before climbing aboard the world’s first jet airliner, the De Havilland Comet.
  • Self Guided Visits

    A visit to IWM Duxford can support studies related to the First and Second World Wars, the Cold War, Vietnam, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics as well as cross curricular subjects such as Transport.

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