The Variety Show

This activity is free and can be tailored for Key Stage 2 or Key Stage 3 pupils.

Pre-visit information and curriculum links for Key Stage 2 PDF (145.4 KB)

Pre-visit information and curriculum links for Key Stage 3 PDF (238.4 KB)

Excite and enthuse your students with the diversity, complexity and beauty of life in this fun, interactive science show. 

Encounter the Museum’s largest, smallest and possibly most beautiful specimens in this show about species adaptations and how and why scientists classify life.

Students discover how humans fit into the classification system and get the chance to do the job of our enquiries service scientists, if they survive a close encounter with a giant squid.

Duration: 30 minutes

Capacity: 60 students

Dates: Go to the events calendar to find forthcoming dates

Booking: book in advance by calling the Museum booking team on +44 (0)20 7942 5555.