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
Research Quest is a series of real world science investigations designed especially for kids.
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.
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.
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)
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!
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.
Questions? Email us.