Find the perfect program for your classroom, school, or student.
Explore all of the Nature Museum’s education programs below.
Enhance your school’s teaching and learning with a virtual field trip to the Nature Museum that includes a live interactive workshop centered around unique museum resources!
A Parent and Guardian Virtual Field Trip Workshop builds parents’ and guardians’ comfort and confidence with engaging students in real world learning experiences around nature and science topics.
The Nature Museum offers a variety of professional development workshops tailored specifically for your school’s needs and designed to help teachers address STEM learning and Next Generation Science Standards.
Extended & Partnership Programs
Build teacher capacity, ignite student learning, and foster authentic learning experiences through local connections to science and nature with this unique partnership.
Science on the Go is a quarter-long professional development program designed to help K–8 educators increase confidence in teaching science through a nine-lesson NGSS-aligned curriculum.
The Urban Nature Partnership supports early childhood learning through nature-focused lessons in the classroom, outdoor learning at your school, and nature-based field trips across Chicago.
Participants in the Teenagers Exploring and Explaining Nature and Science (TEENS) program conduct scientific investigations to learn more about the nature and environment found in Chicago neighborhoods.
With After School Science Club, Nature Museum educators work with networks of partner schools to run after school clubs that develop students’ science skills through inquiry-based activities.