Natural World

Learning Sessions

Booth Museum of Natural History

Meet the Booths 1.5 hours, onsite, KS2

How did the Victorians gain their knowledge of the natural world? Meet the remarkable Victorians Mr or Mrs Booth who will uncover the intriguing world of the Victorian collector. Students discover how real Victorian naturalists set about sorting, classifying and understanding the world in which they lived.

Skeletons 1 hour, onsite, all KS

Why do we need a skeleton? How do our bones move? How are animal skeletons different? Find the answers by handling real human and animal bones. Learn all about human bone identification and what we can discover about animals by looking at their bones in this captivating session. 

Adaptation and Survival 1 hour, onsite, all KS

Find out how animals adapt to their environment by looking at real specimens. Investigate the ways that different animals survive in their habitat, discover why animals have camouflage, how this has evolved and how animals use it to survive.

Minibeasts 1 hour, onsite, all KS

Get up close to minibeasts and find out how to tell an insect from an arachnid. Discover different characteristics and how to tell them apart by closely studying and talking about various minibeasts including spiders, butterflies, centipedes, moths, stick insects, bees and snails.  

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