Using Scratch to explore adaptation and evolution with Hampshire Cultural Trust

April 7, 2020 - Kate McNab

The Age of Revolution was a time of exploration and discovery in the field of natural sciences. Captain Cook’s voyages brought new knowledge to Europe about the animals, plants and peoples in Australia, Hawaii and other lands in the Pacific. Charles Darwin’s studies aboard HMS Beagle led him to develop the theory of natural selection […]

Making our Climate Revolution Cookbooks with London Connected Learning Centre

March 30, 2020 - Kate McNab

London Connected Learning Centre worked with the Garden Museum and Year 5 students from  Hill Mead Primary School to make revolutionary digital cookbooks. Students researched Revolution and climate change, discussed food production and its impact on climate, and worked with the Garden Museum learning kitchen to create revolutionary sandwiches using locally sourced ingredients. Find out […]

Making our Age of Revolution felt banners with Leeds Museums & Galleries

March 24, 2020 - Kate McNab

Leeds Museums & Galleries created revolutionary banners with Green Lane Primary School, Bradford. The banners were created by Year 5 and 6 students over four sessions, three held at Leeds Industrial Museum and the last at the school. See our simple step-by-step guide for making these in the Classroom.   1. Inspiration and Immersion On […]

Age of Revolution Top Trumps – available FREE to schools

February 18, 2020 - Kate McNab

This unique, specially designed card game showcases the diverse history, people, and ideas of the Age of Revolution through 30 revolutionary historical figures. Schools can order up to six decks per classroom, free of charge, along with a poster and optional adhesive labels by completing this simple form. As well as playing the traditional game, […]

Age of Revolution Top Trumps: Classroom activities

February 18, 2020 - Kate McNab

These activities are suitable for students aged 9 – 16+. For use with our unique Age of Revolution Top Trumps. Order a FREE pack for your school here. Our unique set of Top Trumps features 30 radical and revolutionary figures from the Age of Revolution (1775 – 1848). Many have been selected to highlight people […]

Peterloo Imagine a World Redacted Version for schools

January 3, 2020 - Kate McNab

A complete version of the schools edition of the Peterloo graphic novel with fully redacted text is available here. See our guide to creating a historical graphic story here. PETERLOO Imagine a World is an edition created for schools and fully authorised for non-profit educational use, courtesy of the Age of Revolution project and New […]

What does revolution mean to me?

December 23, 2019 - Kate McNab

How our Age of Revolution animation competition for schools can enrich curriculum work in the classroom and develop students’ cultural capital The Age of Revolution national educational project has teamed up with historian, broadcaster and author Dan Snow to launch an animation competition for primary and secondary schools. Anna Husband, the project’s Content Producer and […]

Age of Revolution Learning Advocates

October 22, 2019 - Alison Groom

Are you based in Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland? Do you have a track-record of working in Museum and Gallery education? The Age of Revolution project team is looking for three freelance Learning Advocates to support our work in their local area. You will help to engage schools in our activities and encourage the use […]

Waterloo Descendants Book addition offers link to American Industrial Revolution

August 27, 2019 - Richard Moss

A new upload to the Waterloo Descendants Book uncovers the story of a Waterloo veteran with a family link to the American Industrial Revolution Waterloo 200 launched the Waterloo Descendants Book with the online Book Company in 2015 to feature the untold stories of the soldiers who fought at the Battle of Waterloo. Descendants and […]

Animation competition news release

June 26, 2019 - Kate McNab

Age of Revolution launches national animation competition for schools The Age of Revolution national educational project has teamed up with historian, broadcaster and author Dan Snow to launch an animation competition for primary and secondary schools. Open to entries until February 14th 2020, the Age of Revolution invites schools to submit a short animation using […]