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Families (12+)

Families
A necessary weevil
A necessary weevil

Meet a Museum scientist working on the most diverse group of organisms on the planet - weevils.

25 November 2014 14:30 - 15:00

Adults

Adults
A Roadtrip Into Deep Time
A Roadtrip Into Deep Time

Join us on a journey into geological time to discover the events that shaped the world as we know it.

6 November 2014 14:30 - 15:00

Adults

Adults
Algae: an unexpected journey
Algae: an unexpected journey

Join a Museum scientist to discover how studying green algae could help us understand a fundamental aspect of evolution.

5 November 2014 14:30

Families (7+)

Families
All Abuzz About Wasp Nests
All Abuzz About Wasp Nests

Discover more about wasps and take a closer look at these pioneers of insect architecture.

9 November 2014 12:30 - 13:00

Families (12+)

Families
All the Tea in the World
All the Tea in the World

A Museum botanist examines all aspects of this drink, from social customs to trade wars and tea chemistry.

14 November 2014 14:30 - 15:00

Families (12+)

Families
Ancient lakes on Mars
Ancient lakes on Mars

Join a Museum scientist to find out about ancient lakes on Mars and what they can reveal about the climate on the red planet.

11 November 2014 14:30 - 15:00

Families (7+)

Families
Brachiopods: Ancient Sea Shells
Brachiopods: Ancient Sea Shells

Explore the different shapes, sizes and lifestyles of these curious sea creatures.

1 November 2014 12:30, 14:30

Adults

Adults
Collision Course
Collision Course

Join a Museum researcher to discover how we study meteorite impacts in the laboratory.

4 November 2014 14:30 - 15:00

Families (7+)

Families
Curious collections
Curious collections

Find out about life behind the scenes in our reptile and beetle collections from a student on a work experience placement.

18 November 2014 14:30 - 15:00

Families (12+)

Families
Eaten Alive
Eaten Alive

Hear from a Museum scientist about the wonders of parasitoid wasps and how you could spot some in your garden.

30 November 2014 12:30 - 13:00, 14:30 - 15:00

Families (12+)

Families
Fangs for the Memories
Fangs for the Memories

Come and find out about the ferocious, venom-filled lives of centipedes.

16 November 2014 12:30 - 13:00, 14:30 - 15:00

Families (12+)

Families
Fungi: pioneering partners of plants
Fungi: pioneering partners of plants

Meet a Museum scientist and discover how fungi enabled plants to colonise the land over 500 million years ago.

7 November 2014 14:30

Families (12+)

Families
Grow Wild: Flowers to the People
Grow Wild: Flowers to the People

Discover how we are reviving the wild flower population in the UK, and the benefits this has for butterflies, bees and birds.

19 November 2014 14:30

Families (7+)

Families
Meteorites: The History of our Solar System
Meteorites: The History of our Solar System

Discover how Museum scientists are learning more about the early history of our solar system.

10 November 2014 14:30 - 15:00
29 November 2014 12:30 - 13:00, 14:30 - 15:00

Adults

Adults
Seeing into the Past
Seeing into the Past

Explore some incredible fossils and get a glimpse of the earliest known examples of legs and eyes.

20 November 2014 14:30 - 15:00
22 November 2014 12:30 - 13:00, 14:30 - 15:00

Adults

Adults
The Beetles of Panama
The Beetles of Panama

Discover the beautiful beetles of Barro Colorado Island.

23 November 2014 12:30 - 13:00, 14:30 - 15:00

Adults

Adults
The Miracle of Microfossils
The Miracle of Microfossils

Uncover the amazing secrets held in the world's smallest fossils.

26 November 2014 14:30 - 15:00

Families (12+)

Families
The Ocean Hidden in the Desert
The Ocean Hidden in the Desert

Discover some of the amazing specimens collected on a recent trip to Morocco.

8 November 2014 12:30 - 13:00, 14:30 - 15:00
21 November 2014 14:30 - 15:00

Families (7+)

Families
The Plants That Bite Back
The Plants That Bite Back

Join us as we look at the different ways carnivorous plants catch their food, and discover the ones growing wild in Britain.

31 October 2014 12:30 - 13:00, 14:30 - 15:00

Adults

Adults
The Rosetta Mission: how to catch a comet
The Rosetta Mission: how to catch a comet

Join a scientist working on the pioneering Rosetta Mission, and find out what it takes to catch a comet.

12 November 2014 14:30

Families (7+)

Families
The Secrets of Spider Dating
The Secrets of Spider Dating

In the world of spiders, attracting a mate can be a deadly task. Join us to find out more.

2 November 2014 12:30, 14:30

Adults

Adults
Treasures: Hans Sloane's Nautilus Shell
Treasures: Hans Sloane's Nautilus Shell

Explore an object from the Treasures gallery with a Museum scientist.

13 November 2014 14:30 - 15:00