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At the Natural History Museum we have a variety of activities and events that run every day.

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Schools (Key Stages 2-3)

Schools
Animal Vision
Animal Vision

Schools event (KS 2-3) - This show investigates a world only visible to certain animals.

10 November 2014 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 12:30 - 13:00, 13:30 - 14:00
11 November 2014 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 12:30 - 13:00, 13:30 - 14:00
13 November 2014 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 12:30 - 13:00
14 November 2014 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 12:30 - 13:00, 13:30 - 14:00
19 January 2015 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 12:30 - 13:00, 13:30 - 14:00
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Families (7+)

Families
Animal Vision for families
Animal Vision for families

A fun show investigating a world only visible to certain animals.

29 October 2014 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 12:30 - 13:00, 13:30 - 14:00
8 November 2014 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 13:30 - 14:00
13 December 2014 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 13:30 - 14:00

Families (12+)

Families
Antarctica:  The Frozen Continent
Antarctica: The Frozen Continent

What is it like to live and work in one of the most remote places on Earth and why do scientists want to go there?

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

Families (12+)

Families
Behind the Lens: Wildlife Photographers
Behind the Lens: Wildlife Photographers

Some of the world's leading wildlife photographers share their experiences and techniques.

25 October 2014 12:30 - 13:00, 14:30 - 15:00
26 October 2014 12:30 - 13:00, 14:30 - 15:00

Families (7+)

Families
Behind the Scenes: The General Herbarium
Behind the Scenes: The General Herbarium

Join us for a live video link deep into the heart of the Museum's collections.

29 October 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.

28 October 2014 12:30, 14:30

Anyone

Anyone
David Attenborough: Life on Camera
David Attenborough: Life on Camera

Find out about Britain's foremost naturalist and broadcaster featuring some of the best loved clips from his TV series.

25 October 2014 16:50 - 17:05
26 October 2014 16:50 - 17:05
27 October 2014 16:50 - 17:05
28 October 2014 16:50 - 17:05
29 October 2014 16:50 - 17:05

Schools (Key Stage 3)

Schools
Earth science show - Rocks the House
Earth science show - Rocks the House

School event (KS3): Marvel at the power within the Earth.

4 November 2014 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 12:30 - 13:00
5 November 2014 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 12:30 - 13:00
6 November 2014 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 12:30 - 13:00
25 November 2014 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 12:30 - 13:00
26 November 2014 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 12:30 - 13:00

Schools (Key Stage 4)

Schools
Interactive Film: Who do you think you really are? - schools screening
Interactive Film: Who do you think you really are? - schools screening

This interactive film will transport your students back in time to explore the tree of life.

7 November 2014 10:30 - 11:20, 11:45 - 12:35, 13:00 - 13:50
21 November 2014 10:30 - 11:20, 11:45 - 12:35, 13:00 - 13:50
28 November 2014 10:30 - 11:20, 11:45 - 12:35, 13:00 - 13:50
5 December 2014 10:30 - 11:20, 11:45 - 12:35, 13:00 - 13:50
12 December 2014 10:30 - 11:20, 11:45 - 12:35, 13:00 - 13:50

Adults

Adults
Masterclass: Understanding Behaviour Photography with Lou Coetzer
Masterclass: Understanding Behaviour Photography with Lou Coetzer

Learn first-hand how Lou Coetzer's nature photography captures the natural world at its best.

31 October 2014 19:00 - 22:00

Families (7+)

Families
Meteorites Uncovered
Meteorites Uncovered

Meet a Museum scientist who uses CT scanning to look inside the meteorites in our collection.

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

Anyone

Anyone
Nature Through the Lens
Nature Through the Lens

This fascinating 15-minute documentary marks key breathroughs in wildlife film-making over the past 100 years.

25 October 2014 16:30 - 16:45
26 October 2014 16:30 - 16:45
27 October 2014 16:30 - 16:45
28 October 2014 16:30 - 16:45
29 October 2014 16:30 - 16:45

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

Schools (Key Stage 2)

Schools
The Variety Show
The Variety Show

Schools (KS2 & KS3) Excite your students about diversity, complexity and beauty of life in this fun science show.

19 November 2014 10:30 - 11:05, 11:30 - 12:05, 12:30 - 13:05
20 November 2014 10:30 - 11:05, 11:30 - 12:05, 12:30 - 13:05
4 December 2014 10:30 - 11:05, 11:30 - 12:05, 12:30 - 13:05
10 December 2014 10:30 - 11:05, 11:30 - 12:05, 12:30 - 13:05
11 December 2014 10:30 - 11:05, 11:30 - 12:05, 12:30 - 13:05

Schools (Key Stage 3)

Schools
The Variety Show KS3
The Variety Show KS3

Schools event (KS3) Enthuse students about diversity, complexity and beauty of life on Earth in a fun science show.

17 November 2014 10:30 - 11:05, 11:30 - 12:05, 12:30 - 13:05
18 November 2014 10:30 - 11:05, 11:30 - 12:05, 12:30 - 13:05
1 December 2014 10:30 - 11:05, 11:30 - 12:05, 12:30 - 13:05
2 December 2014 10:30 - 11:05, 11:30 - 12:05, 12:30 - 13:05
8 December 2014 10:30 - 11:05, 11:30 - 12:05, 12:30 - 13:05

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

Anyone

Anyone
Who do you think you really are? Interactive film
Who do you think you really are? Interactive film

Augmented reality brings extinct creatures to life in the studio in our interactive film about evolution.

25 October 2014 15:30 - 16:20
26 October 2014 15:30 - 16:20
27 October 2014 15:30 - 16:20
28 October 2014 15:30 - 16:20
29 October 2014 15:30 - 16:20

Anyone

Anyone
Wildscapes
Wildscapes

Experience what it's like to be an animal on the African Plain, in the ocean, and at the Arctic and Antarctic Poles.

25 October 2014 17:10 - 17:25
26 October 2014 17:10 - 17:25
27 October 2014 17:10 - 17:25
28 October 2014 17:10 - 17:25
29 October 2014 17:10 - 17:25