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Resources For Educators: Unseen Oceans

Plan your class field trip to the exhibition with these free resources.

Educator's Guide

Get an advance look at the exhibition's major themes and what your class will encounter.

This six-page, easy-to-use guide for K-12 educators includes:

  • Map of the Exhibition
  • Essential Questions (important background content)
  • Teaching in the Exhibition (self-guided explorations)
  • Come Prepared Checklist
  • Correlation to Standards
  • Glossary

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Activities

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 for English Language arts and the New York State Science 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.

Download Activity Sets

Grade K
Grade 1
Grade 2
Grade 3
Grade 4
Grade 5
Grade 6
Grade 7
Grade 8
Grades 9-12

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.

Download Worksheets

Grades K-2
Grades 3-5
Grades 6-8
Grades 9-12