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Pre-K to Grade 2

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Activity

Living on Ice

Can you solve these four chilly puzzles about how people and animals live in the Arctic? Put your story telling skills to the test and collect new OLogy trading cards. 

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Curriculum Materials

Water Books for Kids

From the day in the life of a pond to a trip through the NYC water supply system, examine the world’s most precious resource with these kid-friendly titles.

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Activity

Arctic Story Puzzles

Life in the icy Arctic isn't so hard if you're prepared! Solve the puzzle of how people and polar bears live in a land of ice. 

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Hands-on Activity

Super Teeth

What would it be like to bite like a saber-toothed cat? Or to gnaw like a beaver? Explore other mammals' teeth with this matching game and coloring book! 

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Article

In Pictures: Flamingos

Travel to Laguana Grande, Argentina, with the Museum's associate director of biodiversity for an up-close look at flamingos in South America.

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Article

Meet the OLogist: Felicity Arengo

From "What do you most enjoy about your work as a scientist?" to "What's your favorite kids book?", find out how conservation biologist Felicity Arengo answered kids' questions 

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Meet the OLogist: Ed Mathez

From Greenland to South Africa to the bottom of ocean, Ed Mathez has journeyed to study rocks. Find out where his interest began and what he’s discovered on his travels.

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Curriculum Materials

For Educators: The World's Largest Dinosaurs

For 140 million years giant dinosaurs called sauropods roamed Earth. Help students investigate the success of the largest land animals ever with this practical and printable exhibition guide for educators.

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Story

The Butterfly Kingdom

Taiwan may be a small island, but it's home to more kinds of butterflies than any almost other place in the world — about 400 species have been discovered by scientists. Find out why. 

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Hands-on Activity

Plant Ecology

Go beyond the basics of field study—use math and science skills and dig in the dirt! Students learn how to count plants as part of a study of local biodiversity and  calculating biodiversity indexes. 

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