Schools at the Museum
We have a wealth of curriculum-linked science activities to inspire your class in the new school year. With activities supporting a broad range of topics, including evolution and adaptation, biodiversity, taxonomy and how science works, the Natural History Museum has got engaging out-of-the-classroom science covered.
Out-of-the-classroom science
Join the adventure
This autumn, an intrepid group of Museum scientists are heading to the forests of Sabah in Borneo. Your Key Stage 25 students can join them through our programme of video conference events and live chats, and discover what its like to perform cutting-edge research in one of the most biologically diverse places on the planet.

For more information and accompanying resources to support activities at school, click below or contact Theresa Brown at t.brown@nhm.ac.uk
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Black History Month
Check out our free Key Stage 3 resources to compare conditions around the world today with those 300 years ago. Focusing on diet, nutrition and disease, these comprehensive teaching materials cover the impact of slavery on diet and its legacy on health around the world.
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Pre-visit inspiration
Are you planning a school trip to the Museum? Would you like to know what a visit could involve? Watch our short film where students introduce the range of activities and experiences available at the Museum in their own words.
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Life through a lens
 Steven Kovacs
Steven Kovacs
The much-anticipated 2012 Veolia Environnement Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition premieres at the Natural History Museum on 19 October. Enable your students to experience the beauty and brutality of the natural world in this stunning exhibition.
See the exhibition
A day in the life
More than 300 scientists work at the Museum. Visit the Cocoon to meet some of them and explore the hidden world of scientific research. A Day in the Life of a Scientist is a self-guided resource for Key Stages 3 and 4 and post-16, which encourages students to find out how scientists study biodiversity and to report their findings back at school.
Seek out science

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school visit enquiries and bookings.

We look forward to seeing you soon.