Our Exploring The Field guidesare 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.
Learn from a Field Museum scientist about her job as a taxonomist of liverworts and how citizen science is helping her and scientists around the world to make advancements in their field like never before.
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.