Curriculum Collections

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

Ecology Disrupted

Educator Materials

Ecology Disrupted

High school ecology curriculum that uses real scientific data to link everyday human impacts to ecological principles.

Exploring Bolivia's Biodiversity

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Exploring Bolivia's Biodiversity

Bolivia’s diversity of animal and plant life is among the greatest in the world. Learn why the country has designated more than 17 percent of its land as protected areas.

Field Trip to the Moon

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Field Trip to the Moon

These materials support student investigations of a virtual journey to the Moon in the Hayden Planetarium, or your own classroom. 

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

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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

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GRACE

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

Polar Climate Change Lesson Plans

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.

Science Explorations

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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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