Learning Resources

Download our resources and educator guides to bring more fun to science learning at the Museum, in the classroom or at home.

1. Exploring The Field Guides

Our Exploring The Field Guides are a set of chaperone guides and student guides designed to lead Kindergarten-12th Grade students through focused investigations at The Field. Each guides is aligned to Next Generation Science Standards, Common Core State Standards, or Illinois State Standards for Social Science. The guides below are listed by grade level, based on standard alignment, but can be modified for other grade levels, as needed. 

Ready to Explore The Field? Download a guide here …

2. Field Trip Planning Guide

Field Trip Planning Guide. Use this guide to learn more about The Field Museum and plan a successful focused field trip around a theme of your choice. 

DNA Discovery Center Educator Guide

DNA Discovery Center Educator Guide. DNA is the thread that connects all life on Earth—from microscopic bacteria, to mushrooms, to humans.  Addition information about this exhibition can be found on the DNA Discovery Center microsite.