Learning Resources for Grades 6 - 8
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.
Take a moment to consider what life was like before there were cities. For the majority of human history people lived off the land in every possible way. The transition from hunter-gatherer society to an agricultural society is one of the most significant events in the history of humans. In the Sticks to Bricks broadcast you will meet Bill Parkinson, Associate Curator of Eurasian Anthropology at The Field Museum. Dr.
The Ancient Americas Educator Guide (also available in Spanish below). Follow the epic tale of the peoples in the Americas. This guide also includes an introductory section on Learning and Teaching about Indigenous Cultures. For more information about this exhibition, visit The Ancient Americas microsite.
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.