Explore the relationship between organisms and their environment.
Understand that adaptation and selection are major components of evolution and make a significant contribution to the diversity of life. Understand that classification and taxonomy is a means of organising and naming the variety of life. Use their historic collections to find out how classification systems have changed and will continue to change as our knowledge of biology develops.
Oxford University Museum of Natural History is home to an internationally important collection of over 5 million insects. Insects are divided into orders based on characteristics they share with common ancestors.