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About the Session 

Using the collections housed at the Whipple Museum and Whipple Library, this gallery- taught session focuses on the impact and legacy of the theory of evolution by natural selection. It will also provide students with an insight into how science works, including Charles Darwin's engagement with the wider scientific community and the observational basis of his theory. As part of the session, students will have the opportunity to use a range of microscopes. 

Duration: Can be booked as: 

A 90-minute session in the museum

or

A 30-to 60-minute outreach session (online or in person) with ideas for activities to complete in class

Available: Thursdays and Fridays (museum sessions 10-11.30 or 1-2.30, outreach negotiable), subject to availability 

How to Book 

Use the "taught session" option on our booking system at calendly.com/whipplelearning to book this session. 

Whipple Museum School Sessions

 

University of Cambridge Museums School Sessions