Self-led visit activities
These gallery investigation sheets have been designed to encourage independent, open-ended learning, to cater for different learning styles and to offer flexibility to teachers.
Downloadable Resources for self-led general visits
1. Students focus on a vehicle and draw, describe or photograph a detail of that vehicle.
2. They can explain why they have chosen a detail, or what they think are the positive
features of the vehicle.
3. More able students can consider the significance of this vehicle or type of vehicle
4. Students explore the rest of this gallery and draw, describe or photograph other objects
which they like (these can be physical objects, pictures, sounds, digital objects etc.)
5. Students are asked to record one thing they have learned from their chosen objects.
(More able students can be encouraged to link this information to the vehicle in order to
develop their understanding of the vehicles' contexts.)
6. Students are encouraged to summarise what they have learned in this gallery and to
record questions they would ask to learn more about this vehicle and/or the theme of this gallery.
Museum Learning Activity Sheets
- Metropolitan Railway A class 4-4-0T steam locomotive No. 23, 1866.pdf 102.75 Kb
- London Tramways Company horse tram 1882.pdf 146.50 Kb
- City & South London Railway “Padded Cell” coach No. 30, 1890.pdf 90.80 Kb
- West Ham Corporation Tramways double deck electric tram No. 102, 1910.pdf 127.34 Kb
- London Underground 1938 tube stock driving motor car, No. 11182, 1938.pdf 121.79 Kb
- TF–type Leyland single deck motor coach, 1939.pdf 125.35 Kb
- Thomas Tilling “Knifeboard” type horse bus, circa 1875.pdf 140.14 Kb
- Blank gallery investigation sheet.pdf 65.84 Kb
- Teachers notes.pdf 293.46 Kb
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