Tag: Biology

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Specimens from store 2 at Leeds Discovery Centre

Deadly discoveries in store as secrets of city’s danger room revealed

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A black widow spider found inside a box of supermarket grapes is among the hair-raising discoveries safely stored in Leeds’s hidden danger room. The highly venomous arachnid is one of hundreds of specimens secured inside the unassuming…
Audience Development Officer Sara Merritt looks at a hermarium page from the collections

Botanist’s spectacular collection revealed during night at the museum

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Precious plants frozen in time by a blind botanist who identified specimens using his tongue will be explored during a special event in Leeds this week. The work of famed 19th century collector John Grimshaw Wilkinson, a former grocer from…

Workshops

Early Years Workshop: The Woodland Hunt

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Come on a woodland hunt with us! An educational session for under 5s in an outdoor setting at Lotherton.

Nature Detectives

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Become a nature detective and get hands on with habitats in this school workshop at Lotherton.
a close-up of some purple spring flowers

Signs of the Seasons

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Find out all about the changing seasons in this school workshop at Lotherton for Early Years and KS1.
Temple Newsam House in the background on a sunny spring day with purple and white bulbs sprouting in the foreground

School Workshop: Signs of The Seasons

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Discover the seasonal changes that take place in nature in this schools workshop which explores the estate of Temple Newsam.