This educator's guide provides K-12 teachers with information about key concepts of the Hall, which includes an anthropological view of Native Americans of the eastern United States and Canada as they were thought to have lived prior to and at the time of contact with Europeans. Background information and activities for pre-, during-, and post-visit focus on social science and art standards and curriculum.
Explore the cultural and historical ties that unite—and separate—the 4 billion people who live in the world’s largest landmass with this Educator's Guide and resources to the exhibition.
Separate snake facts from folklore. View and read up on hundreds of squamate species. And find out what it takes to keep snakes as terrarium pets.
Educator Guide and resources for the Spitzer Hall of Human Origins exhibition.
Find an answer to the question, "What is human nature?" Investigate Jane Goodall's pioneering field research. And consider the vast potential of the human genome.
Learn more about the Hall of North American Mammals with the downloadable Educator's Guide and additional resources.
Scientists on many parts of the globe are working to decipher the family tree of animals at the transition from non-avian dinosaurs to birds. Find out why it's such a hot topic.
Take your students to the world's most extreme environment with this curriculum. As they investigate Antarctica, they will also learn about world climate, day and night cycles, ocean circulation, animal adaptation, and scientists working "in the field."
Do your students think the age of exploration is over? Show them the shocking truth: the age of exploration has barely just begun at the ocean floor! Use both units over the course of a month; or select just one or two resources to introduce your students to the incredible under water environment of the deep sea vents.