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Resources for Educators: Hall of Planet Earth

Part of Hall of Planet Earth.

A wide shot of the Museum’s Hall of Planet Earth, including the Wallace Gilroy Bronze Earth model in the center of the frame.
This hall uses specimens, models, videos, and interactives to investigate the history and composition of Earth and the ongoing processes that shape it. 

Educators Guide and Materials

Science and Literacy Activities

Guided Explorations

Guided Exploration: How Earth Formed

More Resources

OLogy: Earth

Hands-on activities and interactives for kids, including "Plates on the Move" and "Edible Earth."


OLogy: Climate Change

Hands-on activities and interactives for kids, including "What Is the Greenhouse Effect?" and "Make a Terrarium."


OLogy: Water

Hands-on activities and interactives for kids, including "Living on Ice" and "Be a Water Saver."


Seminars on Science: Online Graduate Courses for Educators

Connect to educators, researchers, and collections at the Museum without ever leaving home. Six-week courses include "Earth: Inside and Out," "The Ocean System," and "Climate Change."