Go Learn!

From Actinium to Zirconium, it’s time to get switched on to science with a journey along the periodic table!

Go Learn!

Everything from microscopic viruses to vast galaxies – and you too – is made from elements.

Join Senior Curator of Natural Sciences, Mike Simms, as tells us what the elements look like, where they were made, how they occur naturally, how we use them, and why they can be dangerous! 

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Want to learn more? Listen to our Elements podcast series.

Elementary My Dear Podcast

Learn about the elements – from the rocks beneath your feet to the most distant and ancient reaches of the Universe – in Elementary My Dear, a six part podcast series hosted by award winning science communicator, Emer Maguire, looking at different elements to mark the International Year of the Periodic Table in 2019.

Watch this space for a new exciting podcast series coming soon!

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