Join us on Saturday, February 25, for the second in our Learning Through Collections Series - Learning in the Field: Planning for Focused Field Trips!
Nothing can enhance your curriculum and get students excited about learning like a field trip! Making connections between classroom objectives and real world experiences creates authentic and memorable learning opportunities. Explore the Focused Field Trip framework and practice creating cohesive field trip experiences that integrate seamlessly with your classroom curriculum. Collaborate and reflect on pre, during, and post trip activities that maximize both content area learning and student inquiry skills. Appropriate for all grade levels and content areas.
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Take The Field Museum with you!
From a skunk specimen to SUE’s tooth to a ceremonial mask from Cameroon, the N. W. Harris Learning Collection at The Field Museum gives educators and parents a chance to take the Museum's collection to their classroom or home. Borrow these specimens, artifacts, and related curricular materials for up to one month, and when you return your borrowed treasures, peruse the over 100-year-old Learning Collection to take something new.
With over 400 unique exhibit cases (mini-dioramas) and 60 experience boxes (hands-on kits), your options are endless!
Materials from the N. W. Harris Learning Collection at The Field Museum provide a unique and exciting way to engage students in scientific practices, develop critical thinking skills, and pique curiosity about Earth’s natural and cultural diversity.