Recycled Make Challenge

Let’s be creative with materials at home For #ZoologyLive we challenge you to use the materials around you to create a creature! There are many materials, containers and items that we put into the recycle bin. While recycling is one way to look after our planet, they can also make excellent crafting materials. The natural world also provides us with some excellent crafting ingredients. Discover … Continue reading Recycled Make Challenge

Paper craft of fenland habitat

A Journey through Time and Habitats

All living things have adapted to surviving successfully within their environments. They have adapted to changes in climate and habitat, as well as the other species that live around them. Some even work with other species to benefit themselves. Human impact has caused a lot of environmental change to happen very quickly. Evolution and adaptation are processes that take a long time to occur, and … Continue reading A Journey through Time and Habitats

Jaws! Feeding Adaptations in Mammals

Animals have to eat. Unlike plants, we can’t make our own food. We can see that animals have lots of features geared up to making sure they don’t go hungry, from the senses that help them find food to the mouthparts that eat it and digestive system needed to break it down. In this Nature Classroom we will be exploring some of thefeeding adapations found … Continue reading Jaws! Feeding Adaptations in Mammals

Coral reef. Credit S Steele

Our Changing Reef Habitats

Just beneath the waves in shallow tropical seas you’ll find a world teeming with life. It’s here that we find coral reefs – colourful habitats where countless creatures live. This Nature Classroom will explore these fascinating ecosystems and how they are being affected by climate change. First we will uncover what corals are, then make a coral reef spinner to explore coral bleaching. We’ll then … Continue reading Our Changing Reef Habitats

Boy looking through magnifyglass at camera

Teachers’ Newsletter

The Museum team are here to support #HomeSchooling and #LearningInLockdown during the lockdown period, and beyond. With online resources and ways to participate digitally, we are continuing our mission to inspire students to learn about, care for and discover the natural world. Stay up-to-date with our new resources, projects and learning offer by signing up to our teachers’ newsletter: The Museum of Zoology uses your personal information … Continue reading Teachers’ Newsletter

Photograph of a green turtle swimming

Exploring Skulls: Green Turtle

Get ready – our regular Nature Classroom posts will begin on Monday with a post exploring animal lifecycles. Discover the amazing world of amphibians and their larvae. Have a go at being a bird building a nest. Get up close to a tiger skull and see how tigers change as they grow. There’s lots to look forward to. Science caps on and watch for wildlife! … Continue reading Exploring Skulls: Green Turtle