020 High School Intern Episode: "One of A Kind: The Studio Craft Movement"
This episode, written and performed by the Museum's summer 2007 high school interns, brings the Studio Craft movement to life.
053 American Stories: Paintings of Everyday Life, 1765–1915: Artist Kara Walker Discusses "The Pow
October 12, 2009–January 24, 2010
Artist Kara Walker offers her interpretation of the painting The Power of Music by William Sidney Mount, on view in the exhibition "American Stories: Paintings of Everyday Life, 1765–1915."
General Biology I
An integrated course stressing the principles of biology. Life processes are examined primarily at the molecular and cellular levels. Intended for students majoring in biology or for non-majors who wish to take advanced biology courses.
General Biology II
An integrated course stressing the principles of biology. Life processes are examined primarily at the organismal and population levels. Intended for students majoring in biology or for non-majors who wish to take advanced biology courses.
Join a Stream Team
Activities offer students the opportunity to learn about multiple facets of waterbodies and pollution, including aquatic life (indicator species), local concerns, and public outreach through research, teamwork, and role-playing exercises.
National Middle School Science and Technology Bowl
Two competitions: an academic competition in which middle school students answer fast-paced questions about math and science (earth, physical, life, and general science) and a model fuel cell car competition that challenges students to design, build, and race model cars.
ABC's of Nuclear Science and Technology
Introduces the object that contains almost all of the mass in the universe, the atomic nucleus. Antimatter, beta rays, fission and fusion, the structure of the atomic nucleus, how elements on the earth were produced, how we use the nucleus in every day life, and the effects of radiation in the environment are among the topics. The site includes nearly a dozen experiments that can be done in chemistry and physics classes, along with A Teacher's Guide to the Nuclear Science and Technology Wall Cha
Helping Your Preschool Child
This guide offers fun activities for parents to use during everyday routines to help babies, toddlers, and preschoolers develop skills needed for success in school and life. The booklet also describes behaviors and changes parents can expect to see during these three developmental stages.
This is a free site for you to help adults learn English and improve basic reading, writing, speaking and life skills.
Human Growth and Development
The study of Growth and Development can help us to know a person more thoroughly and thereby be better doctors than were we to meet our patients without such informational prompting. One can follow various developmental "tracks" longitudinally from birth to death, for example, following the development of motor, language or cognitive capacities and skills from the beginning of life to its end. Alternatively, one can study the individual at various cross-sectional stages/ages of life. Examples of
This site provides an online tour of the White House, biographical information about the President and Vice President, and games and quizzes. It includes special features on U.S. Presidents and life in the White House, as well as a teacher's and parent's guide.
People of the Arctic
This video segment adapted from the National Film Board of Canada explores how the Inuit people have adapted their traditions and ways of life to changing environmental realities. The video features archival footage and interviews in Native languages.
Engineering for the Earth
Young students are introduced to the complex systems of the Earth through numerous lessons on the Earth's natural resources, processes, weather, climate and landforms. Key earth science topics include rocks, soils and minerals, water and natural resources, weather patterns and climatic regions, wind, erosion, landforms, and the harvesting of fossil fuels all presented from an engineering point-of-view. (See the Unit Overview section for a list of topics by lesson.) Through many hands-on activiti
Put a Spark In It! - Electricity
Uncountable times every day with the merest flick of a finger each one of us calls on electricity to do our bidding. What would your life be like without electricity? Students begin learning about electricity with an introduction to the most basic unit in ordinary matter, the atom. Once the components of an atom are addressed and understood, students move into the world of electricity. First, they explore static electricity, followed by basic current electricity concepts such as voltage, resista
Patterns and Fingerprints
Students apply several methods developed to identify and interpret patterns to the identification of fingerprints. They look at their classmates' fingerprints, snowflakes, and "spectral fingerprints" of elements. They learn to identify each image as unique, yet part of a group containing recognizable ...
The Story of Life, Part 1
This website contains a set of slides that discuss the current state of understanding of the Precambrian evolution of life. Information includes rocks that support the evolutionary theories. Users can click from slide to slide or follow quick links to specific slides.
Anne Frank - Quiz
This quiz assesses students knowledge of life during German occupation of Holland during World War 2.
The Sun - Quiz
A 6 question quiz based on aspects of the sun and its important role in life on Earth.
Van Gogh - Quiz
Pupils will test their knowledge of the life of Van Gogh in a fun way.
The Stone Age
Pupils will be enabled to test their knowledge on the life of Stone Age Man.