Noticing and naming what the leaves of a plant are like helps scientists identify different plants. Today we’ll observe and describe the leaves all around us. Using simple supplies, we’ll […]
Learn more about pollinators, plants, and how to create a butterfly garden with this activity from our educators! Summary: Students will work individually or in groups to design a butterfly […]
Did you know that the Nature Museum now offers Virtual Field Trips with Student Workshops? During this interactive experience, your students will get to observe specimens from our living and […]
Every day, Nature Museum educators work side-by-side with teachers in Chicago-area classrooms, helping them gain more confidence and feel more comfortable in teaching science class. We know that empowered and supported teachers lead to more time spent on science and to higher quality learning for students.
Cada día, los educadores del museo también trabajan con los maestros en el área de Chicago. Los maestros estan ganando confianza y comodidad enseñando ciencias. Sabemos que los maestros apoyados conducen a más tiempo dedicado a la ciencia y a un aprendizaje de mayor calidad para los estudiantes.
Year in and year out, our education team provides more direct teaching than any other museum in the city of Chicago. We used that experience and expertise to discover their top five ways for kids and students to engage with nature, and explore some support tips for caregivers and educators.