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Grades 6-8


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

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.


Staff Profile

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.

Reference List

Deep Sea Vents Web List

Want to dive deeper into the study of deep sea vents? Tour an active submarine volcano, ride the "Global Conveyor Belt for Heat," listen in to sounds of the deep, and more with this site-seeing list.


Staff Profile

Animal Keeper (Science World)

Live animals add an element of surprise to Museum displays. But they need more than a cute face or bright colors to earn a spot in an exhibition hall. Find out what it takes.


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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