Enjoy the best of the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum in your own classroom and throughout your school!
No museum comes to educators with more interpretive, inquiry-based, hands-on lessons that align with best practices in science teaching. Our educators will work side by side with teachers to increase their comfort teaching science.
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.
During Nature on the Go, an experienced museum educator leads students through an inquiry-based, NGSS-correlated education workshop with a focus on regional species.
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.
Build teacher capacity, ignite student learning, and foster authentic learning experiences through local connections to science and nature with this unique partnership.
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.
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.