Resources For Educators: Unseen Oceans

Part of the Unseen Oceans exhibition.

Collage of whales, a submersible and small sea creatures.
Explore how new technology is helping scientists study the ocean and the organisms that live in it. 

Educators Guide and Materials


Use these resources to help students engage more deeply with the exhibition content. You can download a full set of activities or select individual components to suit your field trip needs.

Pre-, During, and Post-Visit Activities

These sets of activities are aligned to the Common Core State Standards. Students will:

  1. Before their visit, read an article about content related to the exhibition
  2. At the Museum, use worksheets to gather information
  3. Back in the classroom, use what they have learned to complete a writing task

Each component includes educator support for facilitation and assessment rubrics for student work.

Museum Worksheets Only

Short on time but still want to support your students' exploration of the exhibition? Have them use these worksheets on their own or in small groups.

LeFrak Class of the Month Essay Contest - Unseen Oceans

NYC students in grades K-8 can submit essays about their Museum visit to the LeFrak Family Gallery at Unseen Oceans.

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