Resources offers students, teachers, and the general public a comprehensive selection of references and links to biodiversity Web sites. In addition, Resources contains many relevant essays and profiles about Museum scientists and their colleagues.

Teacher Resources

Information for Field Trips

  • Establishing Rules for Field Trips (An article addressing safety rules for field trips)

  • Classroom Preparation (Articles providing background information useful for preparing outdoor activities)

  • Equipment (How-to guides for creating equipment that is needed for collecting and preserving plants and arthropods)

  • Field Guides (A list of field guides to regional parts of the United States. These guides are recommended by Museum scientists and teachers.)


Identifying Plants and Arthropods


Other Biodiversity Materials


Science at the American Museum of Natural History

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