The Spirit Collection in London’s Natural History Museum is home to over 20 million dead animal specimens, collected from around the world. They are preserved and kept for research and educational purposes. Lizzie Daly met up with Ollie Crimmen, Senior Curator of Fish to find out a little more. Continue reading
Check out Ms. Spider Hat and five other new species scientists have discovered and classified in the last year! Continue reading
Students will explore ways in which communities of animals satisfy their needs in specific habitats. They will also explore some of the factors that affect various habitats, including changes that occur naturally and changes that are brought about by people.
The children’s expressions are so cute that I couldn’t resist including this post. How do we retain this playful enthusiasm for science as they get older? – STAO Blogster. Continue reading
To celebrate the release of the Cities episode of Planet Earth II, Maddie Moate went down to East London to meet the beekeeper Chris from Barnes & Webb who manages a selection of beehives across the city. Continue reading
Nicki is a blind black rhino living in Lewa Conservancy in Kenya. In the landmark series Africa, Sir David Attenborough met little Nicki and they shared a nuzzle together. Four years on, Nicki is no longer the little rhino! We revisited Nicki to find out how he’s getting on. Continue reading
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Plants and animals, including people, are living things. Different kinds of living things behave in different ways. Continue reading
Students will create a new animal by identifying physical characteristics that will allow it to survive in outer space. Prior knowledge should include an understanding of the basic physical/behavioural characteristics and growth of different types of animals.