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Chasing an Asteroid
Chasing an Asteroid

Discover what asteroids can tell us about the history of our solar system, as scientists prepare to collect rocks from space.

15 May 2016 12:30 - 13:00, 14:30 - 15:00

  • Adults Adults
David Attenborough's Great Barrier Reef Dive
David Attenborough's Great Barrier Reef Dive

Go on a 3D virtual reality journey to explore the world's largest coral reef.

29 April 2016 14:45 - 15:05, 16:45 - 17:05
30 April 2016 11:30 - 11:50, 13:30 - 13:50, 15:30 - 15:50
1 May 2016 11:30 - 11:50, 13:30 - 13:50, 15:30 - 15:50
2 May 2016 11:00 - 11:20, 12:15 - 12:35, 13:45 - 14:05, 15:30 - 15:50
3 May 2016 14:45 - 15:05, 16:00 - 16:20
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  • Adults Adults
Panel Discussion: Extreme Survivors
Panel Discussion: Extreme Survivors

Hear from our expert panel and ask questions about the extreme adaptations of some of the world's toughest species.

29 April 2016 19:30 - 21:00

  • Everyone Everyone
Pressed into History: Plants and the rise of Biology
Pressed into History: Plants and the rise of Biology

Discover some of the oldest plant specimens in the Museum collections.

29 April 2016 15:45 - 16:15

  • Adults Adults
Rocks the House - Earth Science Show
Rocks the House - Earth Science Show

School event (KS3) Volcanoes and earthquakes take centre stage in this action-packed show.

3 May 2016 10:30 - 11:15, 11:30 - 12:15, 12:30 - 13:15, 13:30 - 14:15
4 May 2016 10:30 - 11:15, 11:30 - 12:15, 12:30 - 13:15, 13:30 - 14:15
5 May 2016 10:30 - 11:15, 11:30 - 12:15, 12:30 - 13:15, 13:30 - 14:15
6 May 2016 10:30 - 11:15, 11:30 - 12:15, 12:30 - 13:15, 13:30 - 14:00
9 May 2016 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 12:30 - 13:00, 13:30 - 14:00

  • Schools Schools (Key Stage 3)
The Tales in Teeth
The Tales in Teeth

Find out what teeth tell us about people living in bygone times.

1 May 2016 12:30 - 13:00, 14:30 - 15:00

  • Families Families (12+)
The Variety Show
The Variety Show

Schools (KS2, KS3) Encounter the Museum's largest, smallest and possibly most beautiful specimens.

29 April 2016 10:30 - 11:05, 11:30 - 12:05, 12:30 - 13:05, 13:30 - 14:05
16 May 2016 10:30 - 11:05, 11:30 - 12:05, 12:30 - 13:05, 13:30 - 14:05
17 May 2016 10:30 - 11:05, 11:30 - 12:05, 12:30 - 13:05, 13:30 - 14:05
18 May 2016 10:30 - 11:05, 11:30 - 12:05, 12:30 - 13:05, 13:30 - 14:05
19 May 2016 10:30 - 11:05, 11:30 - 12:05, 12:30 - 13:05, 13:30 - 14:05

  • Schools Schools (Key Stages 2-3)
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