Teaching resources

Students examining a specimen

These high-quality activities, games and web pages will support your teaching before and after your visit to the Museum. All content is developed by professional educators and checked by Museum scientists for accuracy.

Corals: Secret Cities of the Sea - learning guide (Keys Stages 2-3)
Engage your students before, during and after their exhibition visit using the ideas and resources in this printable learning guide.

Open Air Laboratories (OPAL) learning resources (Key Stages 1-4, Post-16)
Take teaching outdoors, learn new skills and contribute to real scientific research with OPAL.

The Microverse (Key Stage 4 and Post-16)
Collaborate with the Museum on cutting-edge genetic research in this citizen science project.

Free Explore and Discover guides (Key Stages 1-3)
Record the exhibits you find in the Museum’s galleries and improve your powers of observation with these free worksheets.

Dino Directory (Key Stage 1-4, Post-16)
Get the low-down on your favourite dinosaurs.

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