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Animal Keeper (SuperScience)

From blue butterflies and red frogs to a green iguana nicknamed "Iggy," meet the live animals in the Museum's exhibitions and the people who take care of them.

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Curriculum Materials

Field Trip to the Moon Informal Educator's Guide

After a trip the immersive Hayden Planetarium, continue the lunar exploration with these interactive workshop activities that investigate the Moon’s habitability and sustainable resources.

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Curriculum Materials

Field Trip to the Moon Live Presenter Script

Orbit the Earth and get an astronaut's view of a sunrise in space with this word-by-word script for the Field Trip to the Moon program at the Hayden Planetarium.

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Classroom Activity

Dinosaur Names

Some dinosaur names are short, while others are lengthy tongue twisters. But all are infused with meaning. Examine the linguistic roots of these terrible (deinos) lizards (sauros). 

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Educator Guide

For Educators

Travel with your students from a warm summer meadow to the deep sea to explore the phenomenon of bioluminescense with this practical and printable exhibit guide.

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Brain Power

How quickly do you see and how well do you remember? Play these games to find out — and then use them to train your brain to perform better.

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The Formation of the Solar System

About 4.6 billion years ago, our solar system came into being. This comic strip explains the processes that led to the creation of the planets and the asteroid belt. 

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