Activity 20: Deadly diseases
(Project: The Victorians) Pupils devise a board game in which players survive their childhood by avoiding the diseases that claimed so many lives in Victorian times.
Activity 19b: Avoiding cholera
(Project: The Victorians) Students explore the sources and symptoms of cholera, and design a leaflet advising modern-day travellers on how to avoid catching the disease.
Activity 19a: Cholera in Victorian London
(Project: The Victorians) A ‘fill the gaps’ research activity directing students through the four main cholera outbreaks in Victorian England.
Activity 18: Germ theory
(Project: The Victorians) A series of five science-based activities to help students understand the discovery of germs and their role in causing disease, and the many other more useful ways micro-organisms impact our life.
Activity 17: Famous Victorians in medicine
(Project: The Victorians) Students research a number of Victorians who made significant contributions to medical science. They write a brief biography and examine the impact each person’s work had on society.
Activity 16: Making William Morris wrapping paper
(Project: The Victorians) Students create wrapping paper inspired by William Morris’ intricate, nature-based designs. They either create their patterns on a computer or by printing with polystyrene tiles.
Activity 15: The cost of living
(Project: The Victorians) Students calculate combined incomes and expenditure for different-sized Victorian households.
Activity 14: Victorian money and maths
(Project: The Victorians) Students first examine Victorian coins and their values before moving on to solve a range of maths problems using Victorian money denominations and the imperial measurement system.
Activity 13b: Rights of the child P4C enquiry
(Project: The Victorians) Students discuss the plight of children in Victorian times and compare the way in which they lived to the rights and protection children have today.