Virtual Family Day: Exploration
Create and discover with your family! Activities are designed for all ages.
Discover the diverse ways people have explored throughout history, from mountain climbing and fossil hunting to unraveling the mysteries of outer space!
Activities To Do At Home:
The links are all PDF documents.
Pack for an Expedition: Imagine you are going on an expedition. Pack a backpack to take with you.
Ice Excavation: Set up a paleontology dig and discover prehistoric life.
Left to Right: Ice Excavation, Explore Alaska Booklet, and Make Sun Art (courtesy of NASA SpacePlace).
Watch a guided tour of objects related to exploration in the museum galleries!
Watch a how-to video to help you make your own field journal!
Discover how the Parker Solar Probe will survive its journey to explore the Sun!
Museum Minute: Watch short videos about exploration made by UAMN education staff. Each video includes ideas for activities to do at home.
For activities designed for kids ages 5 and under, go to our Virtual Early Explorers page.
For activities designed for kids ages 6-12, go to our Virtual Junior Curators page.
Museum Family Days are proudly presented by TOTE. THANK YOU!
UAMN is a proud partner of the National Informal STEM Education Network and member of the NASA Space Science Education Consortium.
This project was funded under NASA cooperative agreement NNX16AL65A. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.