Natural Sciences

Mysterious Mushrooms: Talking Treasures

13/07/202110:31Leave a Comment

Join ‘fun guy’ and Curator of Natural Sciences Glenn Roadley for a look at Mysterious Mushrooms.

The Bald Eagle: Talking Treasures

04/07/202108:2107/07/2021 08:25Leave a Comment

Happy 4th of July! To celebrate American Independence Day, today’s #PMAGTalkingTreasures finds Assistant Curator of Natural Sciences Olivia Beavers taking a look at the creature adopted as the country’s national emblem – The Bald Eagle.

Nautilus in a Bottle – Potty Science Club

Hello and welcome to Potty Science Club session number 6! All our experiments are conducted in a home environment, not in a lab, and will be safe and simple using equipment and items you can find in your own home. The experiments will reflect on an item or exhibit held in the Museum’s collections. Today’s […]

Green Sea Turtle shell: Talking Treasures

20/06/202115:1728/06/2021 15:20Leave a Comment

Join Curator of Natural Sciences Glenn Roadley for today’s Talking Treasures as he looks at a fascinating object from our collections – the huge shell of a green sea turtle, which currently features in our Curiouser and Curiouser exhibition.

Bouncing Eggs – Potty Science Club

16/06/202109:0014/06/2021 11:46Leave a Comment

Hello and welcome to Potty Science Club Episode Five!If this is the first time you have joined us you will find all our experiments are conducted in a home environment and not in a laboratory and will be safe and simple using equipment and items you can find in your own home. The experiments will […]

Floating Eggs – Potty Science Club

02/06/202110:0001/06/2021 12:36Leave a Comment

Hello and welcome to the 4th episode of Potty Science Club. We hope you have found our previous experiments interesting and enjoyable! All our experiments are conducted in a home environment, not in a laboratory and will be safe and simple using equipment and items you can find in your own home. The experiments will […]

Lady’s Slipper Orchid: Talking Treasures

30/05/202110:5822/06/2021 11:01Leave a Comment

Join Glenn Roadley, Curator of Natural Sciences, for an introduction to one of the UK’s rarest wild flowers, the ‘Lady’s Slipper Orchid’.

Bending Light – Potty Science Club

19/05/202110:0018/05/2021 13:31Leave a Comment

Hello and welcome to Potty Science session number 3! Be sure to check out our previous experiments if you missed them. In this session we will be experimenting with water again using equipment and items you can find in your own home. All our experiments are conducted in a home environment and not in a […]

The Watkin Collection Trilobites: Talking Treasures

16/05/202112:0214/06/2021 12:02Leave a Comment

Assistant Curator of Natural Sciences Olivia Beavers takes a look at the ‘Watkin Collection Trilobites’.

Make a Water Magnifier – Potty Science Club

We hope you had a go at our last experiment – How did you get on? Did you manage to float a paperclip? In this session we will be continuing our experiments with water. In the Natural Science Gallery at The Potteries Museum we have some splendid exhibits of large fishes. But sometimes fishes can look […]