Simple Machines - Museum of Science and Industry
In this museum student guide worksheet, students make a mini-book about simple machines to be used during a visit to the Museum of Science and Industry. They locate the exhibits that demonstrate the wedge, inclined plane, screw, lever,...
3rd - 4th Science
Chicago Adventure, Part 8: How to be an Insect
Have you ever seen a wingless fly or a katydid larger than many birds? The eighth part of a series on the Field Museum in Chicago shares both of these unique insects. The resource explains the location and features of some of the...
5 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Starstuff and Nanodiamonds
The Field Museum owns materials older than our sun—can you believe that? An enlightening video displays and discusses some of these. It explains where they come from, how they formed, how they survived this long, and what we know about...
7 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Hidden Worlds within Natural History Museams
Behind the closed doors of natural history museums lies a hidden world of scientific research and discovery that goes unseen for visitors. Follow along as this short video explores different scientific mysteries that have been solved...
4 mins 5th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Springtime on the Farm: Oxen Hill Farm Visit
Learners match the pictures and names of farm animals before going to the farm to see the animals. They discover what types of sounds the many different animals make. They also match pictures of mothers and babies of different farm animals.
1st - 2nd Science