Resources for Teachers

The Harvard Museum of Natural History offers resources for teachers to use in the classroom and while visiting the museum with students, including educator guides, professional development courses, and gallery activities.

Videos

Video iconFree online videos for the classroom and professional development

Watch museum lectures by world-renowned Harvard faculty and guest speakers and explore short exhibit videos devoted to specific science content. You can also view lecture videos on evolution sorted by Massachusetts State Educational Standards.

Professional Development

The Harvard Museum of Natural History offers professional development courses for teachers led by museum educators. 

Teacher's Guide

guide iconGo to K-12 Classes to learn more about school programs offered by the Harvard Museum of Natural History. Watch the video Making the Most of Your Visit for an overview of the museum and what to expect during a visit.

Museum Map

map iconDownload the map of the museum's galleries for your school visit. 

Gallery Activities

activities iconLooking for a way to engage your students as they explore the galleries?

Activities designed to help students focus on some of the larger themes presented in the museum.

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