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.
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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 Centermicrosite.
Grainger Hall of Gems Educator Guide. Explore the natural beauty of Earth’s gems and witness their magical transformation from rough specimens, to stunning stones, to spectacular jewelry. More information about this exhibition can be found on the Grainger Hall of Gems microsite.
Plants of the World Educator Guide. Explore The Field Museum's world-famous models of plants, from algae to orchids, to learn more about the biodiversity, evolution and cultural significance of plants.