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All subjects within Avantis World

There’s so many learning scenes to explore in Avantis World, with new content being regularly added! A full list of all the scenes found within the Avantis World theme park is shown below. Please click on the subject icons to jump to a specific virtual land.

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TRIP THROUGH TIME

Trip Through Time Land is the historical area, designed to help students put themselves in the shoes of people who lived long ago.

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The Civil Rights Movement

Explore an iconic site of the civil right movement march.
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The Ancient Greek Gods

Welcome to Mount Olympus, the home of 12 important Greek Gods and Goddesses. The ancient Greeks had a particular set of beliefs that helped them to understand themselves and the world around them. Each Greek God or Goddesses stood for something, and the ancient Greeks would worship specific Gods for varied reasons.
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Alexander the Great

During the fourth century BCE, Alexander the Great of Macedon began a new period of history, this was known as The Hellenistic Age. Derived from the term Hellene, meaning Greek, this Hellenistic Age saw the spread of Greek ideas and culture south down to Egypt and east towards modern-day Afghanistan.
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Anne Frank’s House

Explore the Secret Annex and discover the hiding place of Anne Frank
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Ancient Greece – The Olympics

Explore the ancient Olympic arena and learn about the roots of the famous sporting event.
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The Inca Civilisation

Explore Machu Picchu and learn about the Inca Empire at the height of its glory.
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Ancient Egypt and The River Nile

Take a trip to the River Nile in the time of the Ancient Egyptians and learn about its importance in the development of their civilization.
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Victory in Europe Day

Explore the festivities and celebrations during the end of the war in Europe.
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Ancient China – Shang Dynasty

Explore The Shang kingdom and Learn about life during the Shang Dynasty.
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The Great Wall of China

Visit the Great Wall of China during its construction over two thousand years ago and learn how, why and where it was built.
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An Overview of The British Empire

Learn how the British empire developed over time and came to an end.
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Thomas Becket

Explore Canterbury Cathedral and learn about the murder of Thomas Becket.
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The Ottoman Empire

Explore how people lived during the Ottoman Empire.
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The Cold War and The Space Race

Learn how the USA and the USSR competed during the space race.
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The Printing Press

Learn about the impact the Printing Press had throughout history.
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Medieval Crime and Punishment

Transport your students to a Medieval village and let them explore how different crimes were punished in this ruthless scene.
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The Suffragettes

Travel back to the early-1900s and experience how the Suffragettes campaigned for the vote in this momentous scene.
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The Golden Age of Cinema

Lights, camera, action! Venture to Hollywood and discover how cinema has changed over the last hundred years in this INCREDIBLE cinematic new scene!
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The Death of Franz Ferdinand

Journey back to 1914 and discover how the assassination of Franz Ferdinand sparked a chain of events that led to the outbreak of World War One.
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Abolition of Slavery in Britain

Explore William Wilberforce's house and learn about the abolishment of slavery in this powerful scene.
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Trail of Tears

Walk along the Train of Tears and experience life on the Permanent Indian Frontier in this harsh and moving scene.
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The Plains Indians Ways of Life

Welcome to the Great Plains! Explore life as a Plains Indian and see the conditions they lived in, from freezing winters to scorching summers.
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The Northern Renaissance

Take a virtual trip to Florence, Italy and stand among the masters in a recreation of a Rennaissance workshop.
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The Kingdom of Benin

From the Oba's Palance to simple clay houses, take a virtual trip to the Kingdom of Benin and see what life was like for the people there.
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The Indian Wars

Step inside our virtual museum and explore the four key battles from the Indian Wars.
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Early Settlers in the West

Journey to the Great Salt Lake and experience what life was like for some of the early settlers of North America.
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The Colosseum

Explore a reconstruction of the Colosseum of Rome, from the arena floor where Gladiators fought, up to the highest levels of tiered seating for the audience.
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The Role of Women in World War One

Explore the munition factory in detail to learn everything you can about The Role of Women in World War One
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The Great Fire of Rome

Explore the city of Rome and learn about the Great Fire of Rome and the impact it had.
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The Crusades

Strengthen your understanding of The Crusades by exploring this map, which highlights the different Empires across the region in the year 1095, and the different routes taken across land and over sea during the Crusades.
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Casa Poporului Romania

Travel to Bucharest and explore the magnificent Casa Poporului in this engaging new scene!
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Castle Under Siege

Explore the scene in detail to learn everything that you can about how castles came under siege.
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Hanukkah

Explore the scene in detail to learn everything that you can about Hanukkah
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Thanksgiving

Explore the scene in detail to learn everything that you can about Thanksgiving
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Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot

Explore the cellar underneath The Houses of Parliament to discover Guy Fawkes and his plotters trying to blow up James I and other members of Parliament. Discover what happened on 5th November 1605 and why this historical event is remembered today.
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The Battle of Hastings

The Battle of Hastings in 1066 was an event that changed British History. Explore this source to learn about the different claimants to the English throne and who was successful and became the King of England.
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The Triassic Period

Explore the landscape and observe the typical environment and climate living things survived in, in the Triassic Period.
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Life in Anglo Saxon Britain

Explore the Anglo-Saxon Village in Britain to discover what it would have been like to live in this period of time.
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The Indus Valley

Explore the Indus Valley to learn about this historical time period in detail.
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The Korean War

Explore the Korean War was a war which took place between North Korea and South Korea on 25th June 1950 and 27th July 1953. At least 2.5 million people lost their lives during the war, and this conflict is also known to have played a key part in the Cold War.
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Life in The Bronze Age

The Bronze Age was a time of great change. Explore this scene to learn all about how someone lived in the Bronze Age and why this era of history is so important.
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The Black Death

Explore a medieval english street to learn about The Black Death that ocurred in the 1300's. Try to identify what caused the Black Death and how people were diagnosed and treated.
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Roman Britain – Hadrian’s Wall

Explore a reconstruction of Hadrian's Wall to learn about its purpose and significane throuhgout time. Students can explore the wall itself, a fort and a milecastle which were built and lived in by the soliders who built the wall.
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The Great Depression

Explore what life was like before and during The Great Depression.
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The Vietnam War

Explore the scene to learn about the key events and individuals who participated in the Vietnam War
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American Railroads

Explore four different fictional railroad stations, each marking a different time period through the first 100 years of railroad use in the United States of America. Students can see examples of the locomotives used in different periods in history, and contextual information such as population maps can be found at each site.
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Pearl Harbour

Travel back in time to December 1941 and to the USA's naval base in Hawaii known as Pearl Harbour. Up until this point, the USA had stayed distant from the Second World War, but as you can see Japanese planes circling in the distance of this scene, you know that the course of the war is about to change when a surprise attack results in the USA joining the conflict.
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Life in the Tudor Period

Explore the Tudor Street to learn about what it was like to live in the period of the Tudors.
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Life in Ancient Rome

Explore a reconstruction of an Ancient Roman Street to learn about important places where people would visit as a part of their daily life in Ancient Rome.
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Gold Rush

Explore the Californian Gold Rush scene to learn how gold was discovered by James W Marshall and the impact this had on the American economy
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American Civil War

Explore the battlefield to learn about key events within the American Civil War.
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Declaration of Independence

Step inside the Pennsylvania State House in 1776 as the Declaration of Independence is signed, announcing to the world that the 13 colonies of British America wish to split from the British Empire and form a new nation on Earth, the United States of America. Outside of the Assembly Room students can explore some contextual information, such as a map of the 13 colonies at that time, and an illustration of how ‘taxation without representation’ was one of the grievances which motivated the movement towards independence.
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Lewis and Clark

From the year 1804, explorers Lewis and Clark and the Corps of Discovery set off to discover and document the lands around the Mississippi River, at that time newly included in the United States of America. Their work was supported by a young Native American known as Sacagawea, who could interpret, obtain supplies, and navigate the difficult terrain with the team.
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Life of an Aztec family

Explore the small Aztec village to learn about how people lived in the Aztec period. Explore the jobs that were avaible, housing conditions and the Aztec diet.
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Rosa Parks

Explore this scene to find out about the segregation Rosa Parks faced in the 1950's.
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The Wright Brothers

Explore this scene to discover what happened on the very first flight and the impact the Wright Flyer continues to have in the twenty first century
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Christopher Columbus

In this scene, you will be able to discover how Christopher Columbus sailed across the Atlantic Ocean and found The Americas. You will be able to discover the conditions Columbus faced on his journey as well as learn about the resources he discovered in The Americas which were then traded between many countries.
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Life in Ancient Greece

Experience what life was like for average citizens living in Ancient Greece. This scene contains two houses - one for a rich family, another for a poorer family, Students can compare the decorations, luxuries and work lives of the residents of both houses and think about how life has changed since the time of the Ancient Greeks.
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The Evolution of Humans

Take a trip back through human history and meet the hominins that shaped human evolution. From Ausralopithecus and Homo Habilis through to Homo Erectus, Neanderthals and, eventually, Homo Sapiens. Look at how we have evolved and changed over millions of years in one, easy to understand scene.
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Mary Seacole

Mary Seacole was born in Jamaica in 1805, and it was here that at a young age she watched her mother's work as a local healer and began to care for the sick. Later in her life, Mary travelled to London to build on her existing medical knowledge. In 1854, the Crimean war began, and Mary wanted to help but her offers were refused. Determined to carry on, Mary travelled to the area to establish a field hospital near the battlefields, where her excellent nursing skills and immerse bravery won her much support and admiration from those serving in the war.
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Florence Nightingale

Travel back in time to explore the unsanitary conditions of some hospitals during the 1800s, then see Florence Nightingale at work improving conditions and standards of cleanliness for patients. Her approach to nursing improved outcomes for soldiers injured during the Crimean War, and set many standards we expect in healthcare today.
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Life in Britain During World War Two

Step inside a typical British home during the Second World War and find out what life was like in the 1940s. How did the war affect what people ate or how they spent their time? And just what is that metal shed half-buried in the garden?
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Roman Villa

What was life like for the people of Ancient Rome? Travel back nearly two thousand years and find yourself in one of the most important rooms of a domus, or villa.
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D-Day Landing

Walk among the aftermath of the fighting after Allied forces landed on the beaches at Normandy in 1944. Just what made D-Day such a turning point, and at what cost?
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Stonehenge

Stand in the centre of this incredible ancient monument and feel the significance of the huge standing stones, painstakingly placed here thousands of years ago.
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Middle Ages Castle Courtyard

What's within the fortified stone walls of this castle? Explore how defence and everyday life came together in the period between the Norman Conquest and the Tudor age.
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Native American Site

Explore three different types of homes built by just some of the many Indigenous American peoples who once had thousands of settlements across the Plains region of North America, and look for clues about their ways of life.
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The London Blitz

It's September 1940 and London is being bombed relentlessly by the Germans. Without a shelter in your home, your only option is to take refuge in the London Underground. What will your night on the Tube be like?
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The Berlin Wall

Walk along this physical symbol of the Iron Curtain and visit a checkpoint to experience life under surveillance by the GDR. Find the graffiti that gives you an inkling of the dramatic fall that is soon to come.
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Ancient Egyptian Temple

Explore the grandeur of an Ancient Egyptian temple, with its lavish decoration and statues to the powerful gods, Find out why places like these were so important to this ancient society.
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St Basil’s Cathedral and Red Square

Visit Red Square's spectacular cathedral, with its brightly coloured spires and domes. Find out about the history of this beautiful building and its place in the history of Russia.
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The Great Fire of London

The year is 1666, and a fire has just broken out in a bakery in Pudding Lane. Soon, the fire will begin to spread, with devastating consequences; visit London to find out why.
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Colonial America

Explore a colony built by early British settlers after they landed on the coast of North America. Find out what life was like for these people hundreds of years ago, long before the United States was established.
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Victorian Life

Walk down the smog-filled streets of a city in Victorian England, past terraced houses and shop fronts, to explore daily life in the nineteenth century.
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The Moon Landings

Stand next to the lunar lander as Neil Armstrong steps down onto the Moon for the first time and utters those famous words, then climb out of the crater and look back at the Earth in all its beauty.
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Maya Civilization

Explore an ancient Mesoamerican settlement and discover what life was like for the Maya people, from ball games to temples and mud huts to palaces.
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Vikings

Tiptoe among the longships that have been left behind on the shore as invaders roam the land beyond. Find ancient artefacts and clues that reveal the Viking way of life.
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Stone Age Humans

Shelter in the cave and examine the earliest examples of art, or stride bravely towards the woolly mammoth, spear in hand - the choice is yours. Immerse yourself in the harsh reality of life in the Stone Age.
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Industrial Revolution

You've left the countryside in search of work in the city, as inventions like the steam train transform the world around you. What will you think of your new life working in a factory?
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Shakespeare’s Globe

Step inside the Globe theatre in 1599, home of Shakespeare's latest plays. Explore the playhouse and discover how rich and poor all flocked to see the magic of the stage.
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The Cretaceous Period

Travel back in time by millions of years and walk among gigantic dinosaurs in this swampy landscape. Get up close to the magnificent ancient animals and observe their behaviour.
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World War One Trench

What was daily life really like for soldiers in the trenches of the First World War? Visit and find out for yourself as you explore the place where countless thousands of men slept, ate, fought and died.

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SUPER SCIENCE

Super Science Land is your gateway to understanding how things work!

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Nuclear Fusion

Explore the nuclear fusion reactor and learn about the possibility to harness limitless clean energy from water.
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Human Impact on the Earth – Pollution

Explore the landscape and learn about the impact humans have on land, water and air pollution.
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Human Impact on the Earth – Deforestation

Description: Explore a logging site and observe the impact of deforestation.
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Electrical Circuits

Explore the the science lab and learn about electrical circuits
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The Rock Cycle

Explore the landscape and learn about the Rock Cycle
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Neutralisation Reactions

Explore the mouth and learn about the neutralisation reaction between acids and alkalis.
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Separating Materials

Explore the desert island and learn how water can be separated from a mixture.
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Acids and Alkalis

Explore the chef's kitchen and learn about acids and alkalis we use everyday.
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Distillation

Explore the oil refinery and learn about distillation of crude oil.
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Chemical Reactions

Explore the chemical reaction and learn about the changes that take place.
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How Our Muscles Work

Explore the athlete at the gym and observe how muscles work
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Our Circulatory System

Explore the Circulatory System and observe the journey of the blood through the body.
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Exercise and the Human Body

Explore the gym where two athletes are put through their paces, and observe how their heart rate and breathing changes during exercise
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Gestation and Pregnancy

learn about gestation and the development of a human during pregnancy.
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The Human Kidneys and Urinary System

Explore the urinary system and learn how the kidneys work
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The Human Body

Explore the various organs and systems that make up the human body
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The Periodic Table

Explore the periodic table and learn about the elements and their properties.
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Insulating Our Homes

Explore a typical home and how it is insulated to reduce heat loss by conduction, convection and radiation.
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Forces – Pushing and Pulling

Explore the different types of pushing and pulling forces and how the affect the motion of an object.
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Forces – Powering a Rocket

Explore the shuttle launch site and learn about the forces needed for the shuttle to take off.
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The Electromagnetic Spectrum

Explore the Radiography lab and learn about the different waves that make up the electromagnetic Spectrum.
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The Speed of Sound

Explore the transfer of sound through a solid, liquid and a gas, and learn how the speed of sound changes through the different media.
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Years, Seasons and Days – What is Earth’s Orbit?

Explore this model of Earth's orbit around the Sun to understand why different parts of the world experience seasons that change through the year.
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The Sun – Our Star

Explore the properties of the Sun, our star and learn how important it is for sustaining life on Earth.
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Tides and the Moon

Explore the scene from space and learn how the rotation of the Earth and the orbiting moon affect the tidal movement on Earth.
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Displacement Reaction

Explore the science laboratory and observe reactivity of metals through a displacement reaction.
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Reactions of Carbonates

Explore the ancient ruins and learn about reactions of carbonates with acids and how chemical erosion happens.
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Reactions of Metal

Explore the different metal objects and learn about how they react with acid, water and oxygen.
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Different Types of Energy

Explore the theme park and observe the types of energy and energy transfer.
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Fish As Animals

Explore the open water and learn about the different types of fish.
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Birds As Animals

Explore the diverse habitats and learn about the different types of birds.
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Invertebrates – Minibeasts

Explore the garden and discover the invertebrate world.
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Amphibians As Animals

Explore the pond and learn about amphibians.
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Mammals As Animals

Join the Safari and learn about mammals.
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Reptiles As Animals

Explore the habitats near the estuary and beach and learn about Reptiles.
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Darwin and Natural Selection

Explore the habitats and learn about Darwin's theory of natural selection.
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Heat Transfer

Explore the environment and learn about how heat is transferred by conduction, convection and radiation.
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The Big Freeze

Explore how freezing temperatures change a landscape and the impact it has on availability of water and survival of living things.
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Leonardo da Vinci’s Flying Machine

Explore da Vinci's Flying Machine, analysis and evaluate his work and the relationship between energy and forces needed for flight.
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Life Onboard ISS

Explore the International Space Station and learn about how astronauts live and work there.
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Gravity

Explore the orchard where Isaac Newton came up with the theory of the force of gravity.
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The Carbon Cycle

Explore the natural environment and learn about how Carbon is vital to living things ad recycled in the carbon Cycle
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The Cell Cycle

Explore the dividing cell and learn about Mitosis and the Cell Cycle.
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Structure of a Leaf

Explore the leaf outside and inside and familiarize yourself with the structure of a leaf and how it is adapted for photosynthesis.
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Classifying New Species

Explore the temperate landscape and learn how to classify the variety of vertebrates
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What are Atoms?

Explore the scene and learn about the structure of atoms.
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CERN and Subatomic Particles

Explore the Hadron Collider and learn about how subatomic particles were discovered.
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Radioactivity

Explore the scene and Learn about the types of radiation emitted by unstable atoms.
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The Building Blocks of the Universe

Explore the solar system and learn how atoms make up all matter in the known universe. Get a sense of scale and magnitude of the universe relative to subatomic particles.
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Time to Reflect

Explore the different ways that light reflects and how it is affected by various surfaces.
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Refraction of Light

Explore the scene and observe light transmitting through different media: solids, liquids, and gases.
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How Do Eyes Work

Explore the eye and learn how we focus light and see
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Immunity and Response

Explore and observe white blood cells deal with pathogens. You will observe and develop an understating of the methods used by these cells to prevent pathogens causing us harm and how we develop immunity
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Digestion – Breaking it down

Explore Digestion and and learn how food is mechanically and chemically breakdown
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Renewable Energy – Solar Power

Explore the solar farm and learn how solar energy is converted to electricity
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Renewable Energy – Tidal

Explore the tidal barrage and learn how tidal flow is converted to electricity. Weigh up its advantages and disadvantages as an alternative renewable energy source.
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Renewable Energy – Hydrostatic electricity

Explore the Hydroelectric powerplant and learn how gravitational potential energy of water is converted to electricity. weigh up the advantages and disadvantages of hydrostatic electricity as an alternative renewable energy source.
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Renewable Energy – Wind Turbines

Explore the Wind farms as an alternative energy source and learn how electricity is generated by wind turbines. Weigh up the advantages and disadvantages of their use.
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Inside a Mobile Phone

Explore and become familiar with the components inside a mobile phone that give it its functionality
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Nutrition and Food

Explore the kitchen table to learn about various aspects of nutrition and food in detail
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Buoyancy: Floating and Sinking

Explore the scene with the cruise liner travelling at sea and observe the forces acting on it to make it float.
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Brief History of Technology

Explore to learn about how technology has changed over time.
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Our Digestive System

Explore the Digestive System and learn about the organs involved in digestion
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Human Reflex Action

Explore to see how different factors can trigger a response or action. You’ll appreciate how our sense organs communicates with the brain and that some actions are by choice and some actions are outside of our control.
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The Respiratory System

Discover the key components of the Respiratory system and how it can be affected by exercise and smoking.
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The Life Cycle of a Star

Take an incredible journey following the life cycle of a star, from its formation within a nebula, past a giant model of the main sequence stage, and finally exploring the different ways that different stars come to an end, from dramatic supernova explosions to fascinating black holes.
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The Human Skeleton

Explore this scene to discover the purpose and function of The Human Skeleton.
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Sound Waves

In this scene, students can explore Sound Street to learn about how sounds travel through solid liquid and gases. The Street can be explored and will provide many examples of different sounds.
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How Fossils are Made

Travel back millions of years to see ammonites swimming the prehistoric oceans and dinosaurs roaming the lands! If the conditions are right, once these creatures have died and become covered, the hard parts of their bodies will slowly turn to fossils deep underground, and with a bit of luck they might eventually be discovered in modern times.
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Combustion

Visit our new race track to learn about Combustion. The scene will describe the important elements that are needed for combustion and provide examples of combustion in a variety of forms.
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Life Cycle Of A Frog

Learn about all of the important stages in the Life Cycle of a Frog
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Seed Dispersal

Explore some of the many ways that plants disperse their seeds in this lively scene. Once a plant has created a seed, there are many different ways it can be transported to a new location to begin to grow. Some seeds are light enough and the right shape to be blown on the wind, while others bust out and spread around the area. Seeds with burs will attach to a passing anima's fur, while seeds which can be eaten will later be deposited by that animals in a new location, ready to grow!
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Generating Electricity

Visit a fossil fuel power station and climb inside a wind turbine as you explore in detail how electricity is generated. See how different energy resources can be used to spin a turbine, and how that spinning movement is used in huge electricity generators to move magnets and generate electricity. See how step-up transformers are used to increase the electricity's voltage before it is transported long distances over the National Grid to the towns and cities beyond.
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Photosynthesis

Travel to a garden and explore the amazing process of photosynthesis taking place in the green leaves of this giant plant! See where the plant absorbs water through its roots, takes in air through its leaves, and then uses the energy from sunlight to transform these ingredients into a new, complex molecule, glucose for the plant to store and use as food when needed. This incredible transformation means that plants are 'producers', creating their own food, and they are the basis of most food chains on Earth. As you climb the stalk of the sunflower, the first leaf you visit will give a simple overview of photosynthesis, the next leaf shows in detail the molecules involved, and finally the highest leaf hints at the complex structures inside the leaf where photosynthesis takes place.
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Magnets and Magnetism

Magnetism is a natural force which can act over a distance, pulling certain objects closer to each other and sticking them together. Magnets can be naturally occurring; Planet Earth acts as a giant magnet, and this is why a compass will always point to North. Magnets can also be made and controlled. Powerful electromagnets can pick up heavy objects, and they can be controlled at the flick of a switch. As many materials are non-magnetic, and so unaffected by the force of a magnetic field, magnets can be very useful for sorting materials.
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Nuclear Power Plant

Travel to a nuclear power plant and explore how nuclear fuels can be used to generate electricity. See inside the reactor where fuel rods release energy through nuclear fission to heat water into steam, and find the area where turbines and electricity generators use this energy source to generate electricity to be used in homes and businesses.
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Changing States

Enter our virtual lab and explore the changing states of matter from solid to liquid and then gas. Here you can see the particles in a solid block of ice and observe their movement as heat is applied.
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Pond Life

It may look like a simple garden pond, but this habitat is full of life, balanced in a delicate ecosystem. Visit the sloping edge and discover creatures sheltering there, then dive down into the clear water to explore the plants and animals that make this pond their home.
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The Physics of Flight

What have a Sopwith Camel, an F15 Eagle and a private jet all got in common? They're all subject to Newton's laws of motion, and they can all get airborne - find out how by exploring the forces that act on them in this wind tunnel.
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Construction Site

What makes a good material for building a house and why? Take the opportunity to explore a construction site in safety and find out all about the properties of common materials.
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The Moon

Ever wished you could stand on the Moon and gaze back down at our remarkable planet? Follow in the footsteps of famous astronauts and intricate robots as you explore our only natural satellite.
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Mountain Habitat

Visit a magnificent snow-capped mountain, home to many animals and plants who are adapted to the changing conditions. Explore the rocky slopes and surrounding lowlands to find out about this habitat, found in many forms around the world.
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Our Five Senses

How do we understand information about the world? Discover how our sense organs and our incredible brain work together to make our everyday lives possible.
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Inside a Plant Cell

It's time to get tiny and explore the inside of a typical plant cell. Find out what this cell has in common with those that make up animal life - and what specialised features make it stand out as a plant cell.
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Energy in the Home

Our homes are full of electrical appliances big and small - but how does that energy get to where it needs to be, and which devices use the most power? Explore this house to find out (you might just be surprised by how energy-hungry some of the appliances can be!).
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Sources of Light

Imagine if you could explore a place filled with sources of light, natural and artificial - from fireflies and stars to lighthouses and LEDs.
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Mars One Base

What challenges could humans face when they set foot on the red planet for the first time? Explore what life would be like for an astronaut on a crewed mission to Mars.
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Mars Curiosity

Land on Mars alongside the Curiosity rover and examine this incredible machine up close as it explores the surface of the red planet.
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The Solar System

Fly through the solar system, from the burning surface of the Sun to the desolate outer regions, stopping off at some of the planets on the way to explore.
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Coastal Habitat

Visit the boundary between land and sea to find creatures adapted to the rising and falling of the tide. Walk along the coastline and hear waves crashing on the shore.
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Human Heart

See exactly how blood pumps through the chambers of your heart by viewing it in action, from all angles! Watch the valves open and close as blood cells travel through the most important muscle in the human body.
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Recycling Plant

How exactly do different materials get recycled and processed to make them useful again? Step inside the rooms of our recycling centre to watch as glass, plastic and more are transformed into something new.
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Forest Floor Habitat

Down on the forest floor, tiny insects are breaking down the leaves and branches that fall, while larger animals leave their distinctive tracks. What creatures will you find among the trees?
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Inside an Animal Cell

Become a microscopic observer as you're transported inside an animal cell. Float past the nucleus, hover over the mitochondria and examine the vacuole from all angles - this is Biology as you've never experienced it before!
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Inside a Computer

Get ready to shrink down even smaller than a (computer) mouse and squeeze inside the case of a PC from 1987. Do you know your CPU from your floppy drive?
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Inside a Vein

Become a tiny explorer as you float through a vein, discovering blood cells and their functions along the way.
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Networks in the Home

See just how many devices in many modern homes rely on Wi-Fi to do their job - and find out how our home networks are connected to the worldwide network we call the Internet.
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The Water Cycle

Water is changing states all around us, all the time. Explore how these changes form the water cycle and sustain all life on Earth.
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Pollination

Fly alongside the bees and butterflies in this garden, visiting a flower to find out exactly what's inside - and how insects have a crucial role to play in plant reproduction.

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ENGAGING EARTH

Engaging Earth allows you to explore our incredible planet from pole to pole.

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Food Security

Explore how wealth affects food distribution and food security in a population.
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Ocean Plastics

Discover how different plastic items end up in the ocean, causing problems for sea life and the food chain. Explore a beach and ocean, observe the variety of household plastic items that enter in the sea as waste, and observe how microplastics enter the food chain as well as the hazards plastic items create for sea life.
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Temperate Woodland Biome

Explore the scene and learn about the Temperate Woodland Biome.
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Borders and Boundaries

Explore examples of border and boundaries and learn how different countries deal with security.
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Shipping Containers

Explore the Container ship and learn about shipping containers and their role in globalised trade.
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Farming – Fields of England

Explore a typical English crop farm and learn how different conditions affect crop growth.
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Cement Works

Explore a cement plant and learn how raw materials are turned into cement.
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Inside a Food Bank

Explore a food bank and learn about food and sanitary product distribution.
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Mount Everest

Climb Earth's highest peak in this dramatic scene which realistically recreates the summit of Mount Everest. Explore the extreme natural environment and notice the human additions, such as base camp, medical provision, and ropes for climbing the steep route to the top of the world.
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Banks of the Amazon

Explore the banks of the Amazon River and discover the landscape and wild life within.
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Banks of the Nile

Explore the banks of the river Nile and discover the surrounding landscape and wildlife within.
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Welsh Coal Mining

Explore the Welsh Coal mine and learn about the history of mining in Wales and its importance in the Welsh community.
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Settlements

Explore the different settlements and learn about how they are different to each other.
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Supply Chains Around the World

Explore the Supply chain and learn how Raw materials travel the globe to be manufactured into useful items and supplied to the consumer.
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Urbanisation

Explore the scene and learn about urbanisation and the impact it has on urban areas as industries change.
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Travel and Tourism – Ports

Explore a fictionalised port area which brings together different ways that ports are used, showcasing ports as a transport hub, a tourist destination, and also a view to a container ship showing the use of shipping for transporting cargo. Students can see a variety of boats and ships that might be used by tourists, and can explore the facilities on land from ticket offices to cafes with waterfront views.
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Travel and Tourism – Airports

Travel to an international airport and find evidence of its role in the travel and tourism industry. Explore key features of the airport for passengers, and look for evidence of the different types of holiday that tourists could be travelling to from this site.
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Extreme Weather

Experience four different extreme weather conditions in this scene as you visit regions affected by drought, heat wave, heavy rainfall and a tropical storm. In each zone, find evidence of how the extreme weather is affecting people's daily life, and what might be done to mitigate some of the impacts of each weather event.
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Coastal Erosion

Explore the Coast line and learn about coastal erosion and its effects.
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Natural Resources

Explore the open pit mine and learn about how natural resources are extracted and the impact it has on global communities
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Time Zones

This scene displays a giant globe, highlighting the boundaries between different time zones around the world.
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Latitude and Longitude

This scene transports users to a giant globe, with the lines of Latitude and Longitude clearly marked, and some well-known sites located to show how these measurements can be used to find a position on Earth’s surface.
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Hemispheres, Equator and Tropics

This scene allows students to explore a giant globe, with the lines of the Equator, Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn, and Arctic and Antarctic Circle highlighted. Colours on the land masses give an indication of the average temperatures in different regions, showing the heat experienced in the tropics contrasting to the freezing polar regions.
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Continents and Oceans

Explore Continents and Oceans in this scene as a giant globe highlights the seven continents and five oceans of planet Earth. This super-sized model allows students to explore these features of the Earth in a memorable way. Each location has been given a colour to help students and teachers to name the regions that are being studied.
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Development and Globalisation

Explore the trading room and learn about development indicators and how factors can influence or limit growth of countries and their global interaction.
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Journey to the Earth’s Core

Take an extraordinary journey through an impossible tunnel towards the centre of the Earth! Walk past the deepest sites of human activity, past the depth of the deepest ocean trenches, and down into the inner layers of the planet. Imagine the extreme heat and pressure that would be experienced at the Earth's core, with temperatures reaching 6000C!
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How Rivers Are Formed

Rivers and streams criss-cross the landscape, but how did they get there, and what impact do they have on the earth beneath them? Explore how rainfall, underground springs, glaciers and lakes have become some of the world's most important rivers.
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Plate Tectonics

Explore what happens when the tectonic plates that form the Earth's crust meet, and the geological formations that result.
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Tidal Waves and Tsunamis

Waves flow across the Earth's oceans constantly, but what causes unusually large walls of water that have serious destructive power? Find out about tsunamis and their impact.
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How Caves Are Formed

It's not just solid rock under our feet; caves are waiting there to be explored, filled with fascinating structures. They formed over millions of years, but what processes caused these voids to hollow out?
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Map of the Oceans

Explore the oceans of the world the easy way, as you travel across the Avantis World ocean map. This map of the world is clear and easy to interpret, and shows learners how all of Earth's water is connected and flows together. The five oceans (Pacific, Atlantic, Indian, Southern, and Arctic) are defined to aid navigation, and arrows have been added to help learners appreciate how warm and cold ocean currents circulate around the globe.
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Parts of a River

Follow the journey of a river from source to ocean, exploring the impact of each section of the river's course on the landscape around it.
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Anatomy of a Storm

We can all recognise that distinctive dark grey cloud that tells us a storm is coming - but what causes thunderstorms, and what's really going on in stormy skies? Step inside one to find out!
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River Flooding

Rivers bring fresh water, a source of food and a method of transport to countless regions around the world - so it's little wonder that settlements have sprung up on their banks. But what happens when the river is overwhelmed and a flood occurs? Find out by exploring our time-lapse flooding scene.
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How Earthquakes Happen

Tiny earthquakes happen every day, but some can release enormous amounts of energy and have devastating consequences. See what's happening beneath the Earth's crust to cause the ground to shake, and find out about the human impact of earthquakes.
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How Mountains Are Formed

Planet Earth has many mountains, some in long ranges, others seemingly alone - but all have been formed by powerful forces under the Earth's shifting tectonic plates. Explore three types of mountain formation, seeing what's happening under the surface.
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Glaciers

These enormous bodies of ice have incredible power, shaping large parts of the world's landscapes. Explore the journey of a glacier and find out how they created landforms in the past, and continue to have an impact today.
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Rainforest Biome

Come and explore the ancient, beautiful and endangered rainforest biome. Learn about the variety of life supported by this unique zone and find out how we can help to protect its future.
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Mountain (Alpine) Biome

Explore the unique features of a mountainous alpine biome and find out how plants, animals and even people have adapted to live here.
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Polar Biome

Take a trip to Antarctica and experience the harsh climate of Earth's polar regions. This ice-covered landscape offers many challenges for living things; explore the ice floes to discover its secrets.
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Desert Biome

All deserts have one thing in common: it hardly ever rains. But are they all alike, and what are the pressures of desert life? Explore this landscape to find out.
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Coastal Biome

Stand on the beach and look out to sea: this is a nearshore marine biome, the bridge between land and the deep ocean. What are the features of this biome, and how does its ecosystem function? Explore the coastline to find out.
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Freshwater Pond Biome

Explore the three distinct zones of this small ecosystem, finding out how the different conditions in each area of the pond can have a big impact on the plant and animal life that can thrive there.
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The Four Seasons

Experience all four seasons in a single landscape as you explore our garden, designed to show how seasonal changes cause weather differences - and how this drives the constant regrowth of plant life on Earth.
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Banks of the Mississippi

Explore just a small section of the incredible Mississippi river that stretches for over two thousands miles across the landscape of North America. What influence does this immense waterway have on the landscape, and what animals can be found there?
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Volcanoes

Witness the incredible destructive power of an active volcano in safety. See inside as magma flows from beneath the surface of the Earth, on its way to become a hot and potentially devastating flow of lava.
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Climate Change

How are humans causing climate change, and what can we do about it? Explore how emissions affect the temperature and energy flow on our planet, and spark discussions about the difficult choices humanity faces to protect life on Earth.

Literacy

LITERACY

Take your students on a journey through some of the world’s best known authors & stories. Let them walk through key locations in their most famous works…

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Oliver Twist

Explore the streets of London as according to Oliver Twist.
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Great Expectations

Explore the mash country and London and learn about Pip's journey of discovery as he sets great expectations of himself.
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A Tale of Two Cities

Explore key locations in London and Paris in the late 18th century, and find clues about some of the main characters in A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens.
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The Highwayman

Travel to a lonely inn on the edge of a wild and windswept landscape, the setting of the romantic and tragic poem by Alfred Noyes.
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Frankenstein

While the Monster created by Victor Frankenstein is iconic and instantly recognisable today, the novel by Mary Shelley tells a complex tale of unchecked scientific ambitions without thought to the consequences, and of the pain of prejudice, rejection, and isolation from family and community. Explore some of the key locations from the story; the laboratory in Geneva, a graveyard, and the North Pole where Frankenstein tells his life story to Robert Walton.
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Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

Explore the streets of Victorian London, where a dark and mysterious story is unfolding. Two very different doors can be found on these streets; one seemingly smart and respectable, the other more scruffy. Further investigation will reveal that, despite their different appearances, these are two aspects of one dwelling; the home of respected scientist Dr Jekyll.
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Puss In Boots

Explore the setting of the traditional tale Puss in Boots. When a youngest brother inherits a cat from his poor father, he doesn't realise how special this cat is and how his fortunes will change! Puss asks for a pair of boots to wear, and then goes about tricking the King into thinking his owner is a wealthy man. Before long, Puss has secured a marriage and a palace for his owner - this is one unusual cat!
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Hamlet

Explore Elsinore Castle on a dark wintery Night in Denmark to learn about the key themes that can be found within the Shakespearian play Hamlet.
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Macbeth

Explore the Scottish heath and castles to discover the importance of the setting within the play Macbeth.
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The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

Take a journey aboard the stranded ship of the Ancient Mariner and explore what life was like aboard the becalmed vessel. Find the Mariner himself and see if you can spot Death and Death In Life rolling dice for the souls of the sailors!
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The Great Gatsby

Travel back to the roaring 20s and to the fictional area of West Egg, where Jay Gatsby has been throwing extravagant parties at his lavish mansion. Explore other landmarks around Gatsby's home and consider what they tell us about the characters in The Great Gatsby.
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Snow White

Travel to the setting of the classic fairy tale Snow White. Explore the castle where Snow White's wicked stepmother keeps her magic mirror, find the cottage belonging to the seven dwarves where Snow White finds safety, and see where she lies in an enchanted sleep after being tricked into taking a bite of a poisoned apple - before the tale ends happily ever after!
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Sleeping Beauty

Explore King Stephan's Kingdom in all of its magical glory to learn about the fairytale of Sleeping Beauty and how the kingdom is rescued from its deep sleep.
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Little Red Riding Hood

Explore Little Red Riding Hood's village and magical forest to learn about her visit to her grandmother's house and who she finds inside!
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The Pied Piper

Visit the medieval town of Hamelin, in Germany to experience the effect of the plague of rats and how Hamelin is cured!
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1984

Take a trip into a dystopian vision of the future in George Orwell's '1984'. In this scene, you can explore the Orwellian vision of life in Winston Smith's apartment, looking out over the four ministries and looking for clues into the key themes of the book.
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A Midsummer Night’s Dream

A Mid Summer Night's Dream is a Shakespearian play filled with wonderful characters. Explore the magical forest to recall the plot of the play and to learn about the plays several themes.
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Jack and the Beanstalk

Follow Jack's unique journey from his home, to the market where he sells Daisy the cow, and up the Beanstalk where he discover a Giant and a hen that lays golden eggs!
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Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet is a Shakespearian play which contains many themes that can be explored. The balcony scene and tomb scene are two of the most popular areas to study in depth and are filled full of symbolism.
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The Raven

Visit the atmospheric setting of Edgar Allen Poe’s poem The Raven. Explore this lonely and gloomy space, and look for clues about the isolation and emotional state of the narrator.
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The Catcher In The Rye

Step back in time to the late 1940s and visit a small section of Central Park in New York, the setting for many of the key events in The Catcher in the Rye.
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Lord Of The Flies

Explore this scene based upon the Lord of the Flies. Discover key characters, a reminder of the plot and examples of symbolism found within the book.
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Of Mice and Men

Travel to rural California, the setting of John Steinbeck's novella Of Mice and Men. This lonely ranch is where friends George and Lennie find work.
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The Gingerbread Man

Run, run as fast as you can as you follow the journey of the Gingerbread Man from the kitchen where he was baked, over the fields and finally reaching a river that he cannot cross. It looks like a fox is waiting to offer help to get across the river... what will happen next?
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Hansel and Gretel

Take a wander through the magical woods to learn how Hansel and Gretel escape from the Old Lady who owns the Gingerbread House.
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Rapunzel

The purpose of this scene is to allow pupils to learn about the fairy-tale Rapunzel. Students should be able to explore the scene to learn about the fairy tales setting, plot, and significance.
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Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Take a wonder into the fairytale of Goldilocks and The Three Bears. Explore the house of the Three bears and learn about what Goldilocks finds inside.
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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Travel back in time and explore the setting of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, a novel by Mark Twain. Explore a section of the Mississippi River and consider some of the themes of this classic text.
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To Kill a Mockingbird

Visit the fictional town of Maycomb, Alabama, the setting of Harper Lee's novel To Kill a Mockingbird. Explore some of the key buildings and investigate the results of the racism prevalent in their society.
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Animal Farm

Animal Farm, George Orwell's satirical novella on the pitfalls and hypocrisy of totalitarianism and communist governments, is one of the most well-known examples of political literature of all time. This scene looks closely at some of the key themes and settings within the novella.