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Teacher Resources

  Online Resources for Teachers   

Lesson Plans
We have developed 196 lesson plans in art, history, anthropology, archaeology and the natural sciences for grades K-12.
Lessons are correlated to the Illinois Learning Standards.
Web Exhibits
Come visit our 23 world famous web "exhibits" such as At Home in Heartland, Geology Online, and Ice Ages. Most of the lesson plans and activities were developed to be used with these exhibits.
Access to the ISM Collections
The Museum has over 10 million objects in its collections, but only a small percent are on display in our exhibits. Gain access here to some of our prize objects, specimens, and works of art.
Online Activities and Games
We have developed 8 online activities or games that cover a wide range of topics.

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