Discover our free resources, opportunities and grants for primary level; including posters, activity kits, competitions and CPD.
Our three Linnaeus-inspired values are:
- Going outside and exploring in nature makes us happy and healthy
- Out understanding of the natural world requires recording and sharing
- Learning about life on Earth is vital to sustaining its future
Linnean Learning aims to support others to adopt these values by providing of free resources, training opportunities and educational grants.
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Who was Linnaeus?
Carl Linnaeus is famous for his work in taxonomy: the science of identifying, naming and classifying organisms
New Portrait Competition
Every year we invite young people to create a new portrait that Carl Linnaeus would really like.
The Linnean Society's Our Local Nature grant scheme
Grants for youth-led projects in the UK, aiming to increase access to local natural spaces and improve understanding of the local biodiversity
Our creative 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.
Download or order any of our posters for primary, secondary and beyond highlighting key figures and concepts in natural history.
Our CPD sessions for teachers aim to nurture curiosity in the natural world through opportunities which are nature-based and student-led. We encourage interdisciplinary learning by connecting natural science with art, literature and history.