Activities & Lesson Plans

Find museum-themed activities and lesson plans for all ages!

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NEW! How Could Baby Dinosaurs Live in the Arctic?: Article on recent Arctic dinosaur research in a kid-friendly format. Includes ideas for lesson plans.

NEW! Winterberry Activities: Explore Alaska berries through a variety of hands-on science, art, and storytelling activities.

Virtual Family Programs: Activities to do at home with young children (0-5) and older kids (6+), arranged by theme.

Child's hand holding a piece of green chalk and coloring a picture of the aurora.Virtual Family Days: Activities for all ages, designed to do at home.

Space Science Activities: Wide variety of activities and explorations related to outer space.

Teaching Through Collections: Activity ideas related to Denali National Park & Preserve Museum Collections.

Kenelm Philip Lepidoptera Collection: Lesson plans incorporating digital images of the Kenelm Philip Lepidoptera  Collection (butterflies and moths).

Colors of Nature Resources: Activity ideas exploring the art and science of nature’s colors.

Image: UAMN photo by Kristin Donaldson.


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