Plants, Plagues & Potions – Session

This session includes hands-on investigations, practical thinking, object handling and drama, and aims to encourage the pupils to work scientifically whilst learning about the past. Perfect for a local history study or to think about scientific changes over time more broadly.

Learning Outcomes:

  • How the approach to plants and science has changed since the 1600s
  • Investigate the historic use of plants for medicine
  • Understand about the use of classification
  • To know key events of the 17th Century
  • To understand how people were discriminated in the past
  • Lottery Heritage Fund
  • The National Forest
  • Accredited Museum
  • Visit England
  • Trip Advisor
  • Leicester Tourism Award
  • Leicester Tourism Award
  • LPL Winner 2016
  • 2016 Highly Commended
  • LPL Tourism Awards 2017: Commended
  • Food Hygiene
  • Autism East Midlands
  • Sandford Award Winner 2018
  • Tourism and Hospitality Awards 2019 - Small Visitor Attraction of the Year