Museum exhibits, educational resources, and online events for science enthusiasts of all ages!
Today's Highlight: Explore animated videos, articles, and other resources about viruses, vaccines, pandemics, public health, and science in the era of COVID-19.
Educator Materials Resources for Learning Browse a rich collection of science educator materials: activities, articles, games, videos, hall guides Reading Teaching & Learning with OLogy Find activities for K-5 grade levels for learning science at home. Educator Professional Learning Coursera for Educators Choose from Museum courses for educators on ecology, evolution, genetics, and geology. Educator Professional Learning Seminars on Science The Museum's online professional learning program for educators offers teachers an opportunity to advance their careers.
Virtual Field Trips for Every Grade
Museum Hall Guide Virtual Field Trip to the Butterfly Conservatory A virtual field for students in grades K-2 to observe butterflies and compare their patterns. Museum Hall Guide Virtual Field Trip to the Hall of Planet Earth For students in grades 6-8 to explore how plate tectonics explain specific Earth formations. Museum Hall Guide Virtual Field Trip to the Hall of North American Mammals Students in grades 3-5 are invited to explore habitat dioramas, learning how animals adapt to their environments. Museum Hall Guide Virtual Field Trip to the Anne and Bernard Spitzer Hall of Human Origins Designed for students in grades 9-12 to explore how hominins have changed over time.
Videos for Kids
Museum View Virtual Tour "See inside" the Museum in this virtual tour from Google Arts and Culture. Visitor Information Explorer Discover the Museum with the Explorer mobile guide app—get turn-by-turn directions to exhibits, amenities, and more. Google Arts and Culture Explore Museum highlights and get a behind-the-scenes look at iconic habitat dioramas.