Minibeast Pond Survey
Event type: Workshop
Location: Darwin Centre atrium
Suitable for: key stage 2
Capacity: 30 students
Duration: 45 minutes
£3 per student
This is a fun outdoor workshop in the Museum's beautiful Wildlife Garden.
Science educators will introduce pupils to the diversity of invertebrates found in the pond and encourage them to consider how different organisms are suited to life there.
Pupils will use different scientific equipment and identification keys to observe, identify and record a great variety of live pond animals in a tray freshly prepared by science educators.
Pupils will learn about how Museum scientists do water surveys and run their own to determine the quality of the Museum's pond.
The activity concludes with group presentations about the invertebrates found in the pond and what features they have that could help them survive in the pond habitat.
Learning themes: working scientifically, plants, living things and their habitats
Additional information for booked school groups
This outdoor activity runs in all weather conditions. Please ensure your students bring appropriate clothing.
|25 July 2017||10.30-11.15, 11.30-12.15, 12.30-13.15, 13.30-14.15|
How to book
Call our school bookings team on +44(0)20 7942 5555.
Lines are open Monday-Friday from 8.30-16.00 during term time and 10.00-13.00 during school holidays.
Please read our payment and cancellation conditions before booking.