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Curriculum Resources

Here you'll find curriculum guides, scavenger hunts and lesson plans aligned to the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) to help you integrate a museum visit into your classroom teaching. Print out our guide to Museums and Thinking Skills (PDF) for more suggestions on relating museums and learning. Note: All files are in PDF format.

Curriculum Guides (K–12) and Activities for Your Museum Visit

Visitors in the Hall of Geology and Paleontology
Curriculum guides coordinate our exhibits with multiple themes from the K–12 Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS). Each guide provides detailed information on field trip planning, informative activities to do before, during, and after your visit to the museum, TEKS-alignment, and suggested resources for additional information.


Scavenger Hunts

Scavenger hunts help students explore the museum’s exhibits in an exciting way.


Activities for the Classroom