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K-12 Science 2 Schools Traveling Science Programs: CMNH's Classroom Outreach Programs

Program Title:
CMNH's Classroom Outreach Programs
Carnegie Museum of Natural History Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Geographical Area:
Western PA, West Virginia, Eastern Ohio for the Inschool and Traveling Classroom programs, IDEA with its video-conferencing can go anywhere.
General Description:
Inschool Programs and Traveling Classroom Programs and Distance Learning - IDEA Integrated Distance Education and Activities

Experience the exciting world of natural history without leaving your classroom. Trained volunteers and/or staff direct your classes to long-ago times, far-away places, or a different look at your own back-yard. Each one-hour presentation uses specimens, artifacts, visual aids and touchable materials. Most programs can be adapted for different grade levels. Programs can accommodate 10-25 students and are not suitable for assemblies or combined classrooms. Pre-visit curriculum materials for teachers to prepare the class are made available online. Program topics include Dinosaurs, Fossils, African Mammals, Arctic Animals, Insects, Biodiversity, the Seneca, Inuit People of the Canadian Arctic, and Daily Life in Ancient Egypt.
Area of Science:
paleontology, entomology, anthropology, archaeology, mammalogy, ecology, biology - biodiversity
Target Grade Levels:
Preschool - 12th grade
Target Group Size:
individual classroom presentations only
See website for details.

The information contained in this page is accurate as of September, 2007.