Explore Career Options, Capuchin Monkeys, and more!

Great videos with Smithsonian Scientists in a variety of fields that help give students an idea of what a day in the life of a scientist is like, career options and all the great research that is going on around the Smithsonian.

VIDEO: Meet our Scientist Rachel Page. She studies frog-eating bats, and other animals, in Panama

Myths in Words and Pictures from the Smithsonian.  Mythology is popping up in CCSS.

Smithsonian Institution lesson plans in History, Art, Science, Language Arts and Social Studies. Search for lesson plans by subject or grade. Smithsonian educational materials emphasize inquiry-based learning with primary sources and museum collections.

"Trees of the Smithsonian" was developed to show you how to use the resources around your school, community, and within the Smithsonian Gardens. The purpose is to provide good examples and stories that could be used in your own community environment to teach a variety of subjects and engage students and youth with new objects of learning.

Trees of the Smithsonian Educational program and resource Trees of the Smithsonian was developed to show you how to use the resources around your school, community, and within the Smithsonian Gardens.

Classroom Hooks - Amazing website with short video clips you can use to hook students into your lessons.

Classroom Hooks - website with short video clips you can use to hook students into your lessons. Still growing site, so only about 36 hooks so far, but cool nonetheless!

"Botany and Art and Their Roles in Conservation": The lessons in this issue of Smithsonian in Your Classroom introduce the work of botanists and botanical illustrators, specifically their race to make records of endangered plant species around the world. “Very little of the world’s flora has been fully studied,” says one Smithsonian botanist, “and time is running out.”

FREE illustrated Step by Step Color Guide for Botanical Illustration from the Smithsonian. Lesson plans, podcasts, student handouts, science illustrators, and more. Botany and Art and Their Roles in Conservation

LIVE web cameras at the Columbus Zoo!!!

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An interactive & live zoo exhibit from The Columbus Zoo - virtual animal cams lets you see the animals live and you control the camera. Ava is obsessed with animals/zoo!

Make old cliipboards new again or paint them to match your classroom theme! Then, assign each clipboard to each student to display their "best" work on each week. :)

Make old clipboards new again or paint them to match your classroom theme. Idea: you could assign each clipboard to each student to display their "best" work on each week.

Smithsonian Science | Youtube | Invasive plant species are threatening native species across the globe. Learn how scientists at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Center in Panama are trying to fight one species of grass in Panama that is wreaking havoc on the country's tropical biodiversity.

Invasive plant species are threatening native species across the globe. Learn how scientists at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Center in Panama are trying.

Science Videos!! Here you will find a collection of science videos that I find both entertaining as well as useful both inside the classroom and out. Enjoy!

Science Videos updated almost daily! Here you will find a collection of science videos that I find both entertaining as well as useful both inside the classroom and out.

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