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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.

14 October 2014 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 12:30 - 13:00, 13:30 - 14:00
15 October 2014 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 12:30 - 13:00, 13:30 - 14:00
16 October 2014 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 12:30 - 13:00, 13:30 - 14:00
17 October 2014 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 12:30 - 13:00, 13:30 - 14:00
10 November 2014 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.

27 August 2014 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 12:30 - 13:00, 13:30 - 14:00

Anyone

Anyone
Attenborough Studio events: Science Uncovered
Attenborough Studio events: Science Uncovered

Live animals and live chats with NASA, crime-fighting insects and coral reefs: join Museum scientists in topical discussions.

26 September 2014 15:00 - 21:30

Families (7+)

Families
Beetlemania: Fresh from Zambia
Beetlemania: Fresh from Zambia

Follow the journey of a beetle, from the wilds of Africa to London and the Natural History Museum's insect collection.

2 September 2014 12:30 - 13:00, 14:30 - 15:00

Adults

Adults
Britain: An Ever-Changing Island
Britain: An Ever-Changing Island

Piece together the history of ancient Britain in this exciting event.

29 August 2014 19:00 - 20:45

Adults

Adults
Collision Course
Collision Course

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

25 August 2014 12:30 - 13:00, 14:30 - 15:00

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.

23 August 2014 16:50 - 17:05
24 August 2014 16:50 - 17:05
25 August 2014 16:50 - 17:05
26 August 2014 16:50 - 17:05
27 August 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.

23 September 2014 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 12:30 - 13:00
24 September 2014 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 12:30 - 13:00
25 September 2014 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 12:30 - 13:00
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

Families (7+)

Families
Edible Insects
Edible Insects

From roasted slugs to crunchy crickets, join us to look at the bushtucker diet, including a chance to try an unusual snack.

28 August 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.

29 August 2014 12:30 - 13:00, 14:30 - 15:00

Families (7+)

Families
Ice Age Survivors
Ice Age Survivors

Meet a Museum scientist to discover the mammal species living in Britain at the end of the last ice age.

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

Families (7+)

Families
Ice: The Earth's most important mineral?
Ice: The Earth's most important mineral?

Join curator Michael Rumsey to explore a mystery mineral that could be considered the most important on Earth.

23 August 2014 12:30, 14:30

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.

3 October 2014 10:30 - 11:20, 11:45 - 12:35, 13:00 - 13:50
10 October 2014 10:30 - 11:20, 11:45 - 12:35, 13:00 - 13:50
24 October 2014 10:30 - 11:20, 11:45 - 12:35, 13:00 - 13:50
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

Families (7+)

Families
Mantis Myths
Mantis Myths

Discover the truths and myths surrounding the mighty mantis.

24 August 2014 12:30 - 13:00, 14:30
26 August 2014 12:30, 14:30

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.

23 August 2014 16:30 - 16:45
24 August 2014 16:30 - 16:45
25 August 2014 16:30 - 16:45
26 August 2014 16:30 - 16:45
27 August 2014 16:30 - 16:45

Adults

Adults
Neanderthal Survival
Neanderthal Survival

Meet Archaeologist Beccy Scott to find out about Neanderthal behaviour in Ice Age Europe.

18 September 2014 14:30 - 15:00

Schools (Key Stage 2)

Schools
The Variety Show KS2
The Variety Show KS2

Excite and enthuse your students about diversity, complexity and beauty of life on Earth in this fun science show.

2 October 2014 10:30 - 11:05, 11:30 - 12:05, 12:30 - 13:05
8 October 2014 10:30 - 11:05, 11:30 - 12:05, 12:30 - 13:05
9 October 2014 10:30 - 11:05, 11:30 - 12:05, 12:30 - 13:05
23 October 2014 10:30 - 11:05, 11:30 - 12:05, 12:30 - 13:05
19 November 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.

29 September 2014 10:30 - 11:05, 11:30 - 12:05, 12:30 - 13:05
30 September 2014 10:30 - 11:05, 11:30 - 12:05, 12:30 - 13:05
7 October 2014 10:30 - 11:05, 11:30 - 12:05, 12:30 - 13:05
20 October 2014 10:30 - 11:05, 11:30 - 12:05, 12:30 - 13:05
21 October 2014 10:30 - 11:05, 11:30 - 12:05, 12:30 - 13:05

Families (7+)

Families
Tyrannosaurs rex versus the Duck-Billed Dinosaur
Tyrannosaurs rex versus the Duck-Billed Dinosaur

Can a palaeontologist convince you that the little known Lambeosaurus more interesting than the fearsome T. rex?

30 August 2014 12:30 - 13:00, 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.

23 August 2014 15:30 - 16:20
24 August 2014 15:30 - 16:20
25 August 2014 15:30 - 16:20
26 August 2014 15:30 - 16:20
27 August 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.

23 August 2014 17:10 - 17:25
24 August 2014 17:10 - 17:25
25 August 2014 17:10 - 17:25
26 August 2014 17:10 - 17:25
27 August 2014 17:10 - 17:25