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Big Data: Connecting and Protecting Global Biodiversity
Big Data: Connecting and Protecting Global Biodiversity

Science Uncovered: Discover how a collaborative project based at the Museum is using big data to take on big challenges.

30 September 2016 21:00 - 21:30

  • Adults Adults
Chasing an Asteroid
Chasing an Asteroid

Science Uncovered: Find out what asteroids can tell us about our solar system's history, with a live link to NASA.

30 September 2016 20:00 - 20:30

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

Set sail on a virtual reality journey to the underwater world of the planet's largest coral reef with Sir David Attenborough.

30 September 2016 15:20 - 15:40
1 October 2016 10:50 - 11:10, 13:10 - 13:30, 15:20 - 15:40
2 October 2016 10:50 - 11:10, 13:10 - 13:30, 15:20 - 15:40
3 October 2016 14:35 - 14:55, 15:50 - 16:10
4 October 2016 14:35 - 14:55, 15:50 - 16:10
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  • Adults Adults
Emergency! Earthquakes and Volcanoes Show
Emergency! Earthquakes and Volcanoes Show

School event (KS2) Transform into scientists to save a town from geological catastrophe in this action-packed show.

10 October 2016 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 12:30 - 13:00, 13:30 - 14:00
11 October 2016 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 12:30 - 13:00, 13:30 - 14:00
12 October 2016 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 12:30 - 13:00, 13:30 - 14:00
13 October 2016 10:30 - 11:00, 12:30 - 13:00, 13:30 - 14:00
14 October 2016 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 12:30 - 13:00, 13:30 - 14:00

  • Schools Schools (Key Stage 2)
Nature's Unseen Engineers
Nature's Unseen Engineers

Science Uncovered: Tropical soil teems with termites and ants. But how important are these creatures to their environment?

30 September 2016 18:00 - 18:30

  • Families Families (7+)
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.

29 September 2016 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 12:30 - 13:00, 13:30 - 14:00
30 September 2016 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 12:30 - 13:00
31 October 2016 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 12:30 - 13:00, 13:30 - 14:00
1 November 2016 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 12:30 - 13:00, 13:30 - 14:00
2 November 2016 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 12:30 - 13:00, 13:30 - 14:00

  • Schools Schools (Key Stage 3)
The Evolving Story of Human Origins
The Evolving Story of Human Origins

Science Uncovered: Museum scientist Chris Stringer looks at the most important ancient human discoveries of the last year.

30 September 2016 19:00 - 19:30

  • Adults Adults
The Variety Show
The Variety Show

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

3 October 2016 10:30 - 11:05, 11:30 - 12:05, 12:30 - 13:05, 13:30 - 14:05
4 October 2016 10:30 - 11:05, 11:30 - 12:05, 12:30 - 13:05, 13:30 - 14:05
5 October 2016 10:30 - 11:05, 11:30 - 12:05, 12:30 - 13:05, 13:30 - 14:05
6 October 2016 10:30 - 11:05, 11:30 - 12:05
7 October 2016 10:30 - 11:05, 11:30 - 12:05, 12:30 - 13:05

  • Schools Schools (Key Stages 2-3)
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