For your Museum visit
- Chaperone Guides – Use these guides to engage children as they explore the Museum.
- Treasure Hunt* – Search for North Carolina treasures on every floor of the main Museum.
For Home, School, or in the Field
- FAQ Pages - Answers to Frequently Asked Questions about natural history.
- Ask A Naturalist – Got a natural history question? Found an interesting rock, bone or feather you’d like identified? Send us a message and the Museum’s naturalists and researchers will try to find an answer for you.
- NC State Symbols - A guide to the official natural symbols of North Carolina.
- Poison Ivy and Imposters - Learn how to spot poison ivy and its look-alikes in this Flickr gallery
- Brown Pelican Coloring Sheet
- Two-Toed Sloth Coloring Sheet
- Favorite Books for Story Time
Materials for Educators
- Shad in the Classroom - Participate in activities just like a real fisheries biologist with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
- Exploring North Carolina - Curriculum materials to accompany the TV show.
- Nature Neighborhood: Creating a Place for Wildlife and Learning
Join hundreds of students across the country who monitor the monarchs' movements through Monarch Watch. This national science program sponsors the tagging of monarch butterflies to learn more about their migration pathways.
National Geographic Magazine and related publications. Maps, news, education, interactive features, kids section, photography, forums, live events & exhibitions.
Natural History Museum: Nature Online
Online exhibits at the Natural History Museum of London.
North Carolina Office of Environmental Education
Promotes environmental education and natural resource stewardship.
On the Prairie
Prairie ecology and environmental education from the University of Minnesota and BellLIVE!. Includes a Field Guide to the Prairie, Build-a-Prairie interactive game, research info and educational resources and Quicktime movies and VR.