Learning Resources

Bring science learning to life through lesson plans, games, and more.

Something for every student

Our learning resources bring the Field’s collections, cutting-edge science, and world cultures knowledge to your classroom. Discover how ecosystems change over time. Watch as an archaeologist explores history through objects. Learn how to investigate specimens like a scientist during your next field trip to the museum.

All resources align with Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and the C3 Framework. Many are also available in Spanish. From pre-kindergarten to high school, our learning resources support your curriculum and spark students’ curiosity.

Mission to the Mesozoic

Team up with a scientist to explore Earth millions of years ago. Complete each quest in this online game by identifying different animals and plants and snapping their photos.

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A composite image featuring animated stills from the game, Mission to the Mesozoic. The image contains three panes, each featuring various dinosaurs, mammals, and plants from the Cretaceous. A scientist appears in the third frame, smiling at the user with her hands on her hips.

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