Grades 3 - 5

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



Learning Resources for Grades 3–5


  • Plants of the World Educator Guide

    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. 

  • SUE Educator Guide

    SUE Educator Guide. No dinosaur in the world compares to SUE—the largest, most complete, and best preserved Tyrannosaurus rex ever discovered.  You can learn more about this exhibition on the T.rex Named SUE microsite.

  • Water Calculator

    Find tips and tricks on how to reduce your water footprint as well as information on the water-related research that Field Museum scientists perform.

  • WhyReef is the premiere educational virtual world for children and has more than 4.5 million registered accounts. In Whyville, children play, socialize, earn and manage virtual money, explore, design, eat, start businesses, dance, write, vote, campaign, and much more.