School digital session
Self-led session:
Achievements of the Shang dynasty

1 hour
Free, booking required

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For Key Stage 2


Use tablets supplied by the Museum to explore the achievements of China’s Shang dynasty(c.1500–c.1050 BC). Your students will learn about methods used to produce bronze, jade, and pottery objects on display in the gallery and discover the impact these methods have had on later Chinese dynasties.

You can book your school into this session for any week day for a morning or afternoon session.

Maximum group size per session: 30

Cancellation and no-show charges apply.
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Curriculum links: History and Computing

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Students use tablets to explore the self-led trail © Benedict Johnson