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The Apothecary Pack

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Introducing THE APOTHECARY PACK…

New contexts for familiar curricula - including satire, shopping and spiral stairs; hops, hospitals and herbs; Latin names and leeches; plus weighing, measuring, designing, drawing and distilling.

Sample Pages: Example 1: (Resource 2: Church)

Example 2: (Resource 7: Apothecary)

Example 3 Maths

Example 4 Science


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THE APOTHECARY PACK contains:

Resource Sheets covering 20 themes, based on our intriguing museum.
(See contents listing below).

Activity Sheets suggesting classroom-based work, linked to KS2 curricula.
(Activities developed with pupils at our partner school).

Curricula: Maths, Science, English, Art & Design, and History.

The Pack is presented in an attractive A4 folder: Group Visit Information and details of our popular Victorian Surgery Programme are printed on the inside covers of the folder.

The printed Pack is priced at £5.00.

Sample Pages: 1: (Resource 2: Church) 2: (Resource 7: Apothecary) 3 Maths 4 Science

Note: Price per pupil for school visits in 2007 is £3, accompanying staff free.


Acknowledgement


The development of this Pack was funded through Phase 2 of the Department for Education and Skills' Museums and Galleries Education Programme via Resource and the London Museums Agency.

CONTENTS

This Pack contains RESOURCE SHEETS covering 20 themes. These sheets may be photocopied for educational purposes. The use of this Pack does not rely on a visit to the museum. The Apothecary Pack is designed to offer the following opportunities:

No.

Name

Description

1, 1a

HOSPITAL

Scale drawings of the 19th century hospital site and its buildings.
2

CHURCH

Images of the church today and in the 19th century.
3

PLAN

Floor plan of the museum.
4

SPIRAL

Plans and image of the spiral staircase in the church tower.
5

THEATRE

Images of the Old Operating Theatre.
6

GARRET

Images of the Herb Garret.
7

APOTHECARY

An Apothecary's shopping list from 1730
8, 8a

RECIPE

Recipes from St. Thomas's Hospital pharmacopoeia 1772.
9, 9a

QUACK

Caricature images of the Apothecary's trade.
10

MORTAR & PESTLE

Images and use of equipment including mortar and pestle.
11

ALEMBIC

Image and use of alembic for distillation.
12

PILL MACHINE

Diagrams of use of pill-making equipment.
13

CACHET MAKER

Diagrams of use of cachet-making equipment.
14

BALANCE

Images and information on weighing.
15

LANGUAGE

Labels for jars and names for plants: specialist language.
16

PERUVIAN BARK

The complex story of malaria and one traditional treatment.
17

LEECH

Images and information on a medicinal animal.
18

BODY

Information and images based on preserved specimens.
19

SHOPPING

Documentary information on hospital purchasing, 19th century.
20

HOPS

Images and text on brewing in 19th century Southwark.

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