Grades 3-5

Culture as Self-Expression

Curriculum Materials

Culture as Self-Expression

Every November, millions of people celebrate Thanksgiving Day in the U.S. ... in a cornucopia of different ways. Look at the role personal expression plays in shaping culture. 

Go on a Genetic Journey Quiz

Activity

Go on a Genetic Journey Quiz

Can you curl your tongue? Do you have a "hitchhiker's thumb?" Investigate which of these four traits you share—and which of them are rare. 

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. 

Nature Explorations

Activity

Nature Explorations

No matter what the weather or season, you can explore nature with these 11 challenges. See just how good your observation skills are by comparing butterflies, leaves, reptiles, fish, and more. Then record your own observations in a field journal.

Field Trip to the Moon Educator's Guide

Educator Guide, Curriculum Materials

Field Trip to the Moon Educator's Guide

Take your students on a comprehensive tour of the moon to help them discover careers in science and education with this DVD and its classroom investigations.

Science Explorations: Soar with Bats

Activity

Science Explorations: Soar with Bats

Bats spend the night trying to fill their bellies. In fact, you'd have to down 10 pizzas for dinner to keep up with some. Investigate the 1,100 species that take to the night skies by the millions.

Animal Keeper (SuperScience)

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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.

Field Trip to the Moon Informal Educator's Guide

Educator Guide, 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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