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All subjects within Avanti's World

There’s so many learning scenes to explore in Avanti’s World, with new content being regularly added! A full list of all the scenes found within the Avanti’s 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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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

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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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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Life Cycle of a Plant

See all the life stages of this flowering plant and examine them in detail, both above and below ground, to learn all about how plants reproduce.
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Rock Pool Habitat

Rock pools may be small, but they're teeming with life. Swim in these tiny habitats and discover for yourself just how tough the conditions can get in the intertidal zone!
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Rainforest Habitat

From the leaves and vines of the canopy to the wet undergrowth of the forest floor, this habitat is full of an incredible variety of life. Explore the plants and animals that live here in the tropical rainforest.
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Polar Habitat

North and South come together as one in this icy landscape. Observe incredible animals from the Arctic and Antarctic, from polar bears to penguins.
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Desert Habitat

It's hot, dry and seemingly desolate - but this desert is home to some truly remarkable creatures. Explore the vast sands and find out about the plants and animals that thrive in this inhospitable environment.
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Countryside Habitat: Night

The sun has gone down in the countryside, and everything is quiet - but hidden in the darkness are a wealth of amazing nocturnal animals for you to discover.
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Countryside Habitat: Day

Far away from the city, this idyllic landscape may look unchanged by human activity - but look again to find out how people have shaped the countryside and the plants and animals that live there.
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What is the Internet?

You probably use it every day - but what exactly is the internet? Enter this simulation to find out how data travels around the globe to make modern life possible.

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ENGAGING EARTH

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

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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 Avanti's 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.

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LITERACY

Take you 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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Sleeping Beauty

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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

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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

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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.

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