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Animal Vision for families
Animal Vision for families

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

12 September 2015 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 13:30 - 14:00
10 October 2015 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 13:30 - 14:00
28 October 2015 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 13:30 - 14:00
14 November 2015 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 13:30 - 14:00
12 December 2015 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 13:30 - 14:00

  • Families Families (7+)
Behind-the-Scenes Spirit Collection Tour
Behind-the-Scenes Spirit Collection Tour

Join our expert science educators for a behind the scenes look at the Museum's fascinating zoology spirit collection.

30 August 2015 11:30 - 12:15, 12:30 - 13:15, 14:30 - 15:15, 15:30 - 16:15
31 August 2015 11:30 - 12:15, 12:30 - 13:15, 14:30 - 15:15, 15:30 - 16:15

  • Everyone Everyone
Cocoon gallery
Cocoon gallery

Schools (KS3, KS4, Post-16) Take your students on a journey through the Darwin Centre's stunning Cocoon.

11 June 2015 - 31 December 2016

  • Schools Schools (Key Stages 3-4)
Drones and Phones: Studying Bats in the Twenty First Century
Drones and Phones: Studying Bats in the Twenty First Century

Join Dr Tom August as he reveals how citizen science and new technologies are altering how easily people can study bats.

30 August 2015 12:30, 14:30

  • Families Families (7+)
Inspiring the Next Generation of UK Wildlife Experts
Inspiring the Next Generation of UK Wildlife Experts

Meet a team of scientists dedicated to documenting and monitoring UK wildlife, and enthusing others.

4 September 2015 14:30 - 15:00

  • Adults Adults
Marvellous Moths
Marvellous Moths

Join us as we reveal some of the most impressive and beautiful moths from our collections.

6 September 2015 12:30 - 13:00, 14:30 - 15:00

  • Families Families (7+)
Specimen Preparation Area in Action: Soil Biodiversity
Specimen Preparation Area in Action: Soil Biodiversity

See our scientists and volunteers in action in the Specimen Preparation Area (SPA) of the Darwin Centre Cocoon.

26 September 2015 11:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 16:00
24 October 2015 11:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 16:00
21 November 2015 11:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 16:00
12 December 2015 11:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 16:00

  • Everyone Everyone
Specimen Preparation Area in Action: Woodeaton Project
Specimen Preparation Area in Action: Woodeaton Project

See our scientists and volunteers in action in the Specimen Preparation Area (SPA) of the Darwin Centre Cocoon.

23 September 2015 11:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 16:00

  • Everyone Everyone
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