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.
Get ready for a comprehensive look at meteorites through the latest research and cutting-edge technology. Make the most of your visit with this practical guide.
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.
Humans, like all species, are a product of evolution. Help students understand the evolutionary story of our taxonomic family with this practical and printable exhibit guide.
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."
With 168 rock specimens that come from nearly all corners of the globe, the hall is a rich resource for exploring our planet's geologic history. Figure out how to best customize your classroom visit with this practical and printable exhibit guide.