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Teacher Resources


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The Nature Museum offers rich and diverse print and online resources for teachers to enhance their teaching.

Visit our Teacher Leadership Center (TLC), peruse through our Materials for Loan, and look through our Field Trip Guide.

Looking for ways to engage your students with local nature content? Explore the Living Schoolyard Activity Guide for simple lesson ideas that engage students with the outdoors. Look on page 36 for the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum’s Citizen Science lesson that has students observing and studying squirrels and sharing data on Project Squirrel. You can download the guide by clicking the button below.

Living Schoolyard Activity Guide: Midwest Edition

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