Linnean Learning

Discover and share your curiosity in nature

Welcome to Linnean Learning!

Linnean Learning was established in 2009 to enable the Linnean Society to share its collections and wealth of scientific knowledge with wider audiences, including students and the general public, in order to inspire and engage the next generation with the natural world and biological sciences as a whole.

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The Curious Cases of Carl Linnaeus tells funny stories about his journey of scientific exploration. In this episode we learn about how Linnaeus attempted to make the world’s first flower clock and his key observations about the hidden lives of plants.