Monday 15 April 2013

Summer in the Wildlife Garden
Summer is coming and it’s time to look at life in the Museum’s Wildlife Garden. Workshops forEarly Years Foundation Stage and Key Stage 1plus Key Stage 2 cover themes including minibeasts and habitats.
Join a minibeast pond safari
Sensational Butterflies
Bring your Key Stage 1 and 2 classes to our Sensational Butterflies exhibition and discover the life cycle of these amazing insects.

Come face to face with hundreds of live butterflies from all around the world and engage with a broad range of learning themes, from senses and adaptation to life cycles and habitats.
Find out about school visits
Interactive evolution
Explore the evolutionary tree of life through augmented reality. Join your Key Stage 4 and
A-Level students on an award-winning virtual journey, where you’ll see a dinosaur and an early human brought to life before your eyes, with the help of some cutting-edge technology.
Who do you think you really are?
Understanding extinction
Extinction: Not the End of the World? is an opportunity to challenge your students to consider thought-provoking questions. This specimen-rich exhibition is suitable for students at Key Stage 2 and above, with printable resources to engage and support Key Stage 4 and A-Level students available online.
Not the end of the world?
Family learning
We offer an exciting range offun, free events during weekends and holidays. Look out for our new drop-in activity in the Marine Invertebrates gallery, where children and their families can find out about life in the ocean, handle specimens, don starfish costumes and participate in rock star challenges. Activities run from 14.00 to 17.00 every Saturday.
Get hands on
Explore and discover
The Museum is home to 70 million plants, animals, fossils, rocks and minerals. Get to know it better with our self-guided Explore and Discover guides. These provide a stimulating and inspiring way for students of all key stages to investigate Museum galleries while supporting learning relevant to the National Curriculum.
Find out more
Call our Bookings Office on 020 7942 5555 for school visit enquiries and bookings.
We look forward to seeing you soon.
April 2013