Biota in a Box resource pack

Love science and natural history? Want to find out more about British Bryozoa, epifauna and explore the effects of ocean acidification?

You can take a piece of our collection home with you and carry out real scientific techniques through our FREE loans resource: Biota in a Box.

To register to borrow a box please email with the following information:

  • Your full name
  • Your address
  • Mobile number 
  • Contact email
  • The number of people intending on using the box? (up to eight people can use the box at any one time)

Please note, it might be that all our boxes are out on loan currently; if this is the case you will be placed on a waiting list and contacted when a box is ready for collection from the Museum.

*** View or download the Biota in the Box activities and information here ***



Taxonomic name: 
Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith