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Online and At-Home Learning Resources

A worksheet showing observations of a dragonfly fossils

Printable Activities

Need a summer science project? Check out print-at-home resources from NHMU

Online Learning and At-Home Resources is a comprehensive collection that offers support to teachers delivering instruction in online, distance, and at-home learning environments. 

Research Quest Investigations

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Research Quest is a series of real world science investigations designed especially for kids.

Click here to learn more about Research Quest

Research Quest On-Demand

These science classes are available 24/7. Research Quest On -Demand classes enable students to complete an investigation with the help of a professional NHMU educator. We also have recorded Q&A sessions with our scientists and other experts to help students learn more from the professional, scientific community that make our investigations possible. To access any of our On-Demand classes, please click here to learn more.

Check Out Research Quest On-Demand



Virtual Field Trips

Discover the Natural History Museum of Utah through these short gallery exploration videos. Explore and learn along side NHMU's experts and practice science skills such as observation and inquiry. Watch a single video or create your own virtual field trip experience by watching multiple videos. Videos are tied to the Utah 3-5 Science with Engineer Education (SEEd) Standards, and Utah Core Standards for Social Studies and Fine Arts.

Virtual Field Trips Welcome Page

By Exhibition:

Artifacts in NHMU's First Peoples exhibit

Our Backyard

Past Worlds

Great Salt Lake

First Peoples



Native Voices

Prefer to explore on your own through a 360 Tour? Click here to explore NHMU's permanent galleries. 


Utah Junior Naturalist

Utah Junior Naturalist helps students to learn more about Utah's environment and enjoy the natural world. Each guide inlcudes hours of fun with short stories, puzzles, outdoor explorations, and the opportunity to receive a Utah Junior Naturalist certificate. All youths should have adult supervision, and younger students will need more adult help.

Utah Explorer Naturalist (3rd-5th grade)

Utah Desert Explorer Naturalist

Utah Mountain Explorer Naturalist

Students do not have to have a printed version of the booklets. They can write their answers and make their drawings on any paper that they have available. Just email in a photo of the score page (either printed or handwritten) to receive a certificate.


Ridley Jones - Educational Module Featuring a Field Trip to NHMU

Join Ridley Jones and Ada Twist to learn and explore through different adventures in science! 

Lesson Plan Portal

Virtual Tour with Ridley Jones


Video Lessons

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Are you interested in how a paleontologist finds fossils, or want to learn more about the scientific process?  Click here to browse our selection of video lessons. 



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