East Lothian Museums
Words we use alot
- Dunbar Town House
- John Gray Centre
- John Muir's Birthplace
- loan boxes
- official museum
- role models project
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Category Archives: Museums on the Move
Macmerry’s Museum Down Under!
On Tuesday I went to visit Miss Murphy’s P5/6 class at Macmerry Primary. The class had been learning about Australia, and after writing a letter to ask people for objects about the topic, decided they were going to make a museum. I … Continue reading
A busy week of being a curator!
This week, I’ve been to visit so many different classes to train them as museum curators. It’s been great fun! On Monday I visited the Primary 1 classes at Prestonpans and we studied some fossils. They are going to make … Continue reading
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Not posted on here in a while, as we’re still having problems accessing Edubuzz after it was hit by a virus last month. Thought I would post a little update so you can see we are still about! So some … Continue reading
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Check out our new Learning Programme for 2011-12
Wow, how quickly did those summer holidays go?! As the new school year approaches, it’s time to reveal our new Learning Programme for 2011-12: East Lothian Museum Service Learning Programme 2011-12 Check out our new outreach service called ‘Museum Curators … Continue reading
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Macmerry Primary’s Dinosaur Museum
Last Friday I visited P2/3’s Dinosaur Museum at Macmerry Primary. It was fantastic! I was able to go round and speak to someone at each table about different dinosaurs. The ‘staff’ in the museum told me about some dinosaurs I’d … Continue reading
Aberlady heads back in time!
You might remember from an earlier blog that Alice and I visited Aberlady Primary to help them with their museum on World War Two. I am pleased to say that it looks fantastic! You can judge for yourself below… Well … Continue reading
Another busy week!
Well, it’s been another busy week! Alice, our work experience pupil from last week, had such a busy time and her blog has been one of our most read ever! Aberlady P5/6 have written a blog about Alice and I’s … Continue reading
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End of Work Experience
What a week I have had! I’ve been blown away by everything I’ve done and experienced, as well as learnt. I can’t believe it’s nearly over; this week has flown by so quickly as I’ve had so much to do … Continue reading
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Making a Classroom Museum
There are lots of requests from classes at the moment who would like to make their own classroom museums. I can’t wait to get out and visit these classes! In the next few weeks I’ll be visiting Wallyford P7, Cockenzie … Continue reading
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Visiting Musselburgh Burgh’s Dinosaur Museum
Iida and I visited Musselburgh Burgh P2’s Dinosaur Museum last week. It was fantastic! On arriving, we were able to find out way to the museum by following all the posters about the Museum. We were greeted by a tour … Continue reading
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