This site presents teachers with a searchable index of natural sciences resources contained within the museum's site. Scroll down the page and click Resources for Learning. You can browse the web-sites, activities, and experiments by sub-topic, grade level, or resource type. Current subtopics include anthropology, astronomy, biology, earth science, and paleontology. Special collection exhibits present theme-based activities that cover additional topics and change occasionally. Be sure to check out the the Past Exhibitions for topics such as Biodiversity, Antarctica, and deep sea explorations, and much more. This is a great site for sorting out all the wonderful resources the museum has to offer. There are over 1,000 resources currently available on countless subjects.
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In the Classroom
When starting a new unit in social studies or science, take a minute to search the resources available at this website. Consider allowing students, individuals, pairs, or groups, to explore the Exibitions for areas of interest and enhance their learning by having them create a multimedia presentation for their peers using Gennially, reviewed here. With Gennially students can choose the format of their multimedia product.