Curriculum Collections

Collections of activities, articles, videos and more, for educators, families, students and anyone interested in teaching or learning about science.

Find a Vent

Interactive, Educator Materials

Find a Vent

Climb aboard this virtual expedition along an unknown stretch of the Pacific Ocean's Juan de Fuca Ridge to see if you can find a deep sea vent.

Five Tools and Processes for NGSS

Educator Materials

Five Tools and Processes for NGSS

This curriculum is designed to help professional development leaders work with teachers on NGSS-aligned curriculum, instruction, and assessment.

GRACE

Educator Materials

GRACE

With these resources, students can explore real data to see for themselves how Earth's water is changing.

NCEP Educator Resources

Educator Materials

NCEP Educator Resources

The NCEP Collection features freely available resources for teaching and learning on a range of topics in biodiversity conservation.

Patterns

Educator Materials

Patterns

Have you ever wondered how the weather in your area compares with weather in other regions across the United States? This interactive tool allows you to compare weather variables, from multiple locations, over periods of days, weeks, or months. 

Polar Climate Change Lesson Plans

Educator Materials

Polar Climate Change Lesson Plans

These curricular unit plans help students explore and understand climate change with particular attention to the effect of climate change on the polar regions.

Politics and Pathogens

Educator Materials

Politics and Pathogens

This medical anthropology course will provide students with a humanistic perspective on health care and disease.

River Ecology

River Ecology

Investigate the effects of zebra mussels on the Hudson River with videos, articles, and interactive graphing tools. This website gives you access to the actual data scientists have collected about the river.

Science Explorations

Educator Materials

Science Explorations

A series of online investigations featuring scientific discoveries from Museum’s experts. Science Explorations is a collaboration between the Museum and Scholastic, the global children’s publishing, education, and media company, created to promote science literacy among students in grades 3 through 10.

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