Coming to California - Discover how 49ers traveled to California during the Gold Rush by examining Museum objects and historical photographs. Investigate one migrant's journey to California in search of riches.
Found History - Get your students' creativity flowing by using exhibit text to create their own unique poetry.
Squirrel Observations - Observe, collect, and analyze data on a popular animal that's easy to find in a schoolyard!
My Wild L.A. - Tell your story about L.A. nature and use it to develop a narrative work and inspire a research project!
A Miner's Life for Me! - Consider the daily trials of a miner during the California Gold Rush.
California's Geologic Regions - Through mineral investigation, discover California's four unique geologic regions.
Properties of Minerals - Examine mineral properties as a tool for identification.
The Rock Cycle - Compare and contrast the three major types of rocks in this probe into the rock cycle.
Investigating Adaptations - Explore what adaptations are and how they reflect an animal's environment. Showcase new knowledge with a narrative presentation.
The Dino Diner - Use math and science to deliver excellent customer service to some paleo patrons!
Teachable Moments - Quick activities to guide student exploration in the Bird Hall.
Teachable Moments - Quick activities to guide student exploration in the Mammal Halls.