For Educators

The Hall of Biodiversity addresses the variety and interdependence of all living things. It celebrates the beauty, diversity, and abundance of life on Earth while warning of the threats posed by human activity. This comprehensive guide will help you explore the exhibition with your students.

Educators Guide and Materials

 

More Resources for Educators

Use these free online resources before or after your visit to further explore themes presented in the Hall of Biodiversity Exhibition.

Frozen in Time (Science World)

Staff Profile

Frozen in Time (Science World)

Meet an AMNH scientist who manages one of the world's largest frozen tissue collections. Then take a peek inside her cryovats, where animals on the brink of extinction remain frozen in time. 

Secret Species (Science World)

Article

Secret Species (Science World)

In the 10 years since the Museum's Center for Biodiversity and Conservation began working in Vietnam, they have found a small zoo's worth of animals. Meet some of these newly discovered species.

Exhibition Materials

Curriculum Collection

Exhibition Materials

These exhibition materials from the Hall of Biodiversity allow users to examine the different habitats on Earth and learn what factors threaten our entire world today.

How to Help Biodiversity

How to Help Biodiversity

Why should you harness your house pets, be a smart shopper, and protect habitats? They're your jobs as a keeper of the Earth. Find out how else biodiversity depends on you. 

Kids in the Hall of Biodiversity: Articles

Article

Kids in the Hall of Biodiversity: Articles

What do chocolate and cacao beans have to do with coral reefs? Everything when it comes to biodiversity and the threat of extinction, according to these Kids in the Hall.

Welcome to the Dzanga-Sangha

Welcome to the Dzanga-Sangha

Travel to the lush Dzanga-Sangha rainforest with BaAka. This excellent tour guide will show you the sights—and help you find the clues needed to play Connect the Dots.

What Do You Know About Biodiversity?

What Do You Know About Biodiversity?

Invasive species, endangered species, the Endangered Species Act—when it comes to biodiversity, is your knowledge thriving or close to extinct? Find out with this interactive quiz. 

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