Videos

Our videos explore the fascinating world of Carl Linnaeus, taxonomy and whole organism biology. The stories, specimens and objects shared in these videos are entirely unique to The Linnean Society of London.

The Curious Cases of Carl Linnaeus (Primary +)

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Video Most suitable for Curriculum points
Experimental Banana Year 3 Requirements for plant growth; Working Scientifically
Mythical Creatures Year 4 & 6 Classification
The Raccoon Called Sjupp Year 4 & 6 Habitats; Adaptation & Evolution; Working Scientifically
Naming Business Year 6 Classification
Flower Power Time Year 3 + 6 Adaptation; Plant behaviour; Working Scientifically

Clever Collections (Secondary +)

This series tells the story of the most important scientific artefacts owned by the Linnean Society, highlighting how these priceless possessions are still relevant today. Suitable for: 11 years old +

Biomedia Meltdowns (Secondary +)

This video series explores the overlapping worlds of art and science. The beautiful environments featured in these videos have been created using artwork produced by London students during Biomedia Meltdown workshops.
Suitable for: 14 years old +

Life Underground (Tertiary +)

From a secret vault below the streets of London, Life Underground tells strange and mysterious stories about Carl Linnaeus’s specimens. Suitable for: 16 years old +