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Each week within the Home Learning Portal will be offering a range of activities around a single topic.

If you would like to find out what is planned for the coming weeks, please sign up for our Home Learning Newsletter.

Easter Fun

Easter Fun

29 March - 4 April 2021
With Easter just around the corner we thought we would have some fun this week with eggs and Easter gifts.
Pollinators

Pollinators

22-28 March 2021
Pollinating insects are a vital part of Scotland's biodiversity. This week join us to learn about pollinators, such as bees, and why they are so important to us and the environment we live in.
Springtime Week

Springtime Week

15-21 March 2021
Springtime is here again and learn with us about the life cycle of plants, animals visiting your garden and enter our Spring competition.
Women in STEM

Women in STEM

8-14 March 2021
Monday 8 March 2021 is 100th Anniversary of International Women’s Day. This week, we will focus on women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) from the University of Dundee who work in many different areas of STEM from biology to engineering and forensics to medicine.
Women In STEM Activities

Women In STEM Activities

8-14 March 2021
Try out our collection of exciting STEM activities provided by our 'Women in STEM' participants.
The Scottish Health Research Register (SHARE)

The Scottish Health Research Register (SHARE)

8-14 March 2021
SHARE is a register of people aged 11 and over who are willing to be invited to take part in research projects and have also consented to allow SHARE to use any leftover blood following routine clinical testing. This will aid health research and improve future healthcare throughout Scotland.
Tropical Rainforests

Tropical Rainforests

1-7 March 2021
This week we are going to find out about Tropical Rainforests! Rainforests are Earths oldest living ecosystems and have been around for at least 70 million years! They are also home to more than half of the worlds plant and animals species but they only cover 6% of Earths surface.
Dinosaur Week

Dinosaur Week

22-28 February 2021
This week we are going to find out all about Dinosaurs! We will learn lots of interesting facts about Dinosaurs, including where they lived, what they ate and how big they were.
Jute, Jam, Journalism and Beyond

Jute, Jam, Journalism and Beyond

15-21 February 2021
This week we are going to find out about the Heritage of Dundee. We are lucky to be part of this wonderful city full of exciting industrial history and invention.
Space Exploration and Mars

Space Exploration and Mars

8-14 February 2021
Learn more about space exploration with us and what is happening on Mars this month.
Stargazing and the Moon

Stargazing and the Moon

31 January - 7 February 2021
This week, we are going to focus on just a few of the really cool things in space: stars, our solar system, and the Moon!
Rivers and Waterways

Rivers and Waterways

25-30 January 2021
This week we are going to be finding out about rivers and waterways. We will be finding out about different kinds of waterways such as rivers, canals and estuaries
Nature Detective Week

Nature Detective Week

18-24 January 2021
Learn how to become a Nature Detective this week.
Winter and Conservation

Winter and Conservation

1-17 January 2021
Learn more about the Winter and Conservation with our fun resources and activities including frozen bubbles.
Early Years Week

Early Years Week

10-16 August 2020
Our Early Years Week, is in collaboration with Art at the Start, DCA and University of Dundee School of Social Science.
Destination Space!

Destination Space!

3-9 August 2020
This week we are exploring more about the UK in space.
Summer Holiday Programme

Summer Holiday Programme

29 June - 2 August 2020
Join us over the summer holidays to explore nature and technology and have some summer fun!
Forensic Week

Forensic Week

22-28 June 2020
Last week a magnificent diamond tiara was stolen from the city museum. Some evidence was collected at the scene… Can you help the police find the culprit?
Antarctica Discovery Week

Antarctica Discovery Week

15-21 June 2020
Learn more about Antarctica, what animals live there, exploration going on there and Captain Scott, RRS Discovery and their incredible expeditions.
Microbes Week

Microbes Week

8-14 June 2020
Over the next 5 days we’ll be exploring the amazing world of life at the far end of the microscope - welcome to Microbes Week!
Flight Week

Flight Week

1-7 June 2020
Join us this week on an expedition to learn about flight and the extraordinary animals and machines that can fly.
Planet Earth Week

Planet Earth Week

25-31 May 2020
This week we are very excited to be finding out about the planet we live on. Space week saw us learning about what’s happening in outer space but now its time to have a look at what our own planet is made up of.
STEM Ambassador Week

STEM Ambassador Week

18-24 May 2020
This week we are going to have a number of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) ambassadors talk about their careers and jobs.
Weather Week

Weather Week

11-17 May 2020
This week is all about the weather!
Body Bits Week

Body Bits Week

3-10 May 2020
This week we are going to learn more about your body and how it works!
Space Week

Space Week

27 April - 2 May 2020
Welcome to Space Week. This week we are going to be exploring Planets and Space Exploration - a fascinating topic!
Earth Week

Earth Week

20-26 April 2020
This week is all about planet Earth. We are going to be thinking about endangered species and recycling and renewing this week.
Spring Week

Spring Week

13-19 April 2020
Spring is well and truly here - lambs are in the fields, birds are singing, leaves are budding and flowers are blooming.
Eggsperiments Week

Eggsperiments Week

6-12 April 2020
Each day we will bring you a fun egg related experiment or craft - so join us every day and don’t forget to send in your photos and take part in the competition on Thursday and most importantly have lots of fun.
Minibeasts and Creepy Crawlies Week

Minibeasts and Creepy Crawlies Week

30 March - 5 April 2020
Join us for a look at minibeasts and creepy crawlies from near and far.
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