Shortcut Navigation:

Grades 9-12

parts-of-a-flower_thumb

Diagram

Parts of a Flower

Go beyond petals and leaves! Learn how to identify a flower's stamen, anther, filament, stigma, and more with this illustrated look at the parts of a flower. 

whose-bones_thumb

Activity

Who Owns These Bones?

What can scientists know about a creature by examining its bones? And what can they only guess at? Show students with this hands-on activity. 

mythical-creatures-revealed_thumb

Article

Science World: Mythical Creatures Revealed

From fire-breathing dragons to magical unicorns, take a look at four legendary mythical creatures. Then find out what scientists think may have sparked belief in these imaginary animals.

biodiversity-in-our-backyard_thumb

Activity

Is There Biodiversity in Our Backyard?

You just might be surprised by how diverse and interdependent the living things around your school are. Investigate a patch of sidewalk, a grassy or wooded spot, or even someone's front yard.

journey-to-a-black-hole

Article

Journey to a Black Hole

If you could take a trip to a black hole, would you? Before you answer, take a peek at what you'd encounter. The trip certainly would qualify as adventure travel!

genetics-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. 

meet-the-relatives_thumb

Meet the Relatives

How are you like a chimpanzee? In what ways do you differ from a Neanderthal? Find out with this detailed, interactive look at humans and their closest cousins.

frozen-in-time_thumb

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. 

SELECT PAGE

American Museum of Natural History

Central Park West at 79th Street
New York, NY 10024-5192
Phone: 212-769-5100

Open daily from 10 am - 5:45 pm
except on Thanksgiving and Christmas
Maps and Directions

Enlighten Your Inbox

Stay informed about Museum news and research, events, and more!