This activity has curriculum links appropriate for KS3, KS4 and post-16 students.
Pre-visit information and curriculum links PDF (89.6 KB)
Immerse yourself in the Cocoon experience, a brand new journey through the Darwin Centre. This interactive and visually stunning experience will inspire your students to look at the variety of life in a different way.
Find out how we store, care for and use our 20 million entomology and botany specimens and discover some of the stories behind the scenes.
Discover the answers to these questions and more through a series of interactive exhibits, which allow you to collect information to look at later online.
Duration: 45 minutes
Capacity: 30 students at a time
Dates: 6 times daily
Booking: book in advance by calling the Museum booking team on +44 (0)20 7942 5555, or on the day of your visit.
Secondary school students can try our A Day in the Life online activities, based on the Cocoon experience. You can start them before your visit.
Book all school activities in advance on +44 (0)20 7942 5555. Lines are open Monday-Friday from 8.30-16.00 during term time and 10.00-13.00 in the holidays.