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The RAF Museum’s writer in residence – children’s author Tom Palmer – has collaborated with the RAF Youth and STEM Team to write two short stories set in the Second World War. Based around famous inventions and their innovators during the wartime period, both stories are accompanied by STEM activities written by the RAF Museum.
The Letter (pdf 328kb)
Miss Shilling’s Guide to Problem Solving (pdf 324kb)
The Spitfire Fund Story
The RAF Museum’s Children’s Author in Residence, Tom Palmer, has written a time-travelling short story commemorating the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain.
Join Yusra, Lily and Danny on their amazing adventures which will be revealed – one chapter at a time – between 29 April and 7 May 2020.
- Chapter One (pdf 2,139kb) and Chapter One Activity (pdf 243kb)
- Chapter Two (pdf 2,372kb) and Chapter Two Activity (pdf 341kb)
- Chapter Three (pdf 2,369kb) and Chapter Three Activity (pdf 181kb)
- Chapter Four (pdf 2,027kb) and Chapter Four Activity (pdf 479kb)
- Chapter Five (pdf 2511Kb) and Chapter Five Activity (pdf 348kb)
Downloadable Resources for Museum Visits
A selection of resources are available to download for free which will support your visit to the Museum. These can be used as part of a pre/post visit session, or used during your visit.
We have created a free downloadable trail for schools to explore the National Cold War Exhibition! It is aimed at Key Stage 3 & Key Stage 4 students.
We have created a free downloadable trail for schools to explore Hangar 1! It is aimed at Key Stage Two to Key Stage Four students.