Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History

The Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History opens a window of discovery into our world’s natural heritage—its animals, plants, geology and people. From a real Brontosaurus skeleton to a beautifully preserved 2500 year old Egyptian mummy, the museum’s captivating exhibits have something for everyone! Each year, the Yale Peabody Museum provides engaging educational programs to more than 25,000 visitors from throughout the Northeast. These include K-12 classes, college programs, and private and community organizations. Programs are aligned with curriculum standards and highlight the museum’s exhibits, research and extensive collection of specimens. Program topics include life and earth science, paleontology, and past cultures.

contact info

Hrs: Tues.–Sat. 10AM–5PM, Sun. 12PM–5PM.

School

The Yale Peabody Museum invites you to explore four billion years of natural history through our captivating exhibits and exciting programs! Schedule your field trip as either a self-guided visit or have our Education Department provide an engaging science, history or art program for your school group.

supports classroom learning in:
Science, Social Studies, Art.

topics covered:
Ancient Egypt; Native Peoples of Connecticut; Human Origins; The Art of the Diorama; Drawing on Nature; Paleo Art at the Peabody; Animal Adaptations; Birds and Their Adaptations; Connecticut Habitats; Connecticut Wildlife and Ecology; Extinct and Endangered Species; Introduction to Evolution; Light, Color and Nature; North American Wildlife and Ecology; Landforms: The Shape of Connecticut’s Landscape; Meteorites and the Earth; Rocks, Minerals and their Properties; Dinosaurs.

contact info
Name: Elizabeth Steele, Scheduler
Email: peabody.education@yale.edu

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: 10 minimum. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 2-3 hours. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies. Registration: Online, Phone, Email. Food Options: N/A. Cost: Fee Accessible To: PD.

Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History

The Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History opens a window of discovery into our world’s natural heritage—its animals, plants, geology and people. From a real Brontosaurus skeleton to a beautifully preserved 2500 year old Egyptian mummy, the museum’s captivating exhibits have something for everyone! Each year, the Yale Peabody Museum provides engaging educational programs to more than 25,000 visitors from throughout the Northeast. These include K-12 classes, college programs, and private and community organizations. Programs are aligned with curriculum standards and highlight the museum’s exhibits, research and extensive collection of specimens. Program topics include life and earth science, paleontology, and past cultures.

contact info

Hrs: Tues.–Sat. 10AM–5PM, Sun. 12PM–5PM.

Scouts

Scout groups can work toward various badges at the museum through hands-on educational programs. Scouts will learn about geologic forces, meteorites, the properties of rocks and minerals, and Connecticut plants and animals.

supports scout badges in:
Science, Social Studies, Art.

topics covered:
Dinosaurs, geology, animal adaptations, birds, habitats, endangered species, evolution, ecology, meteorites, ancient Egypt, native peoples of Connecticut.

contact info
Name: Elizabeth Steele, Scheduler
Email: peabody.education@yale.edu

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: 10 minimum. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 2-3 hours. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies. Registration: Online, Phone, Email. Food Options: N/A. Cost: Fee Accessible To: PD.

Science Museum Lesson Plan

There are a wide variety of science museums out there. From archaeological artifacts to galactic adventures in museum planetarium domes, there’s something for just about everyone!

Many science museums offer interactive experiences for youth groups such as labs and simulated space missions. Find a science museum with offerings that align with your curriculum goals for a field trip that’ll be worth while.

Put on those lab coats and goggles! Students step into the shoes of scientists. Gear up for an exploration of science and all it has to offer.

View Lesson Plan>>

Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History

The Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History opens a window of discovery into our world’s natural heritage—its animals, plants, geology and people. From a real Brontosaurus skeleton to a beautifully preserved 2500 year old Egyptian mummy, the museum’s captivating exhibits have something for everyone! Each year, the Yale Peabody Museum provides engaging educational programs to more than 25,000 visitors from throughout the Northeast. These include K-12 classes, college programs, and private and community organizations. Programs are aligned with curriculum standards and highlight the museum’s exhibits, research and extensive collection of specimens. Program topics include life and earth science, paleontology, and past cultures.

contact info

Hrs: Tues.–Sat. 10AM–5PM, Sun. 12PM–5PM.

Camp

Yale Peabody Museum offers discounted group visits to more than 25,000 visitors from throughout the Northeast, including thousands of campers each summer. Make a day of it--lots more to see on the Yale campus and around New Haven! Scavenger hunts for the whole museum or specific halls available upon request.

contact info
Name: Elizabeth Steele, Scheduler
Email: peabody.education@yale.edu

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: 10 minimum. Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 2-3 hours. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies. Registration: Online, Phone, Email. Food Options: N/A. Cost: Fee Accessible To: PD.

Science Museum Lesson Plan

There are a wide variety of science museums out there. From archaeological artifacts to galactic adventures in museum planetarium domes, there’s something for just about everyone!

Many science museums offer interactive experiences for youth groups such as labs and simulated space missions. Find a science museum with offerings that align with your curriculum goals for a field trip that’ll be worth while.

Put on those lab coats and goggles! Students step into the shoes of scientists. Gear up for an exploration of science and all it has to offer.

View Lesson Plan>>

Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History

The Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History opens a window of discovery into our world’s natural heritage—its animals, plants, geology and people. From a real Brontosaurus skeleton to a beautifully preserved 2500 year old Egyptian mummy, the museum’s captivating exhibits have something for everyone! Each year, the Yale Peabody Museum provides engaging educational programs to more than 25,000 visitors from throughout the Northeast. These include K-12 classes, college programs, and private and community organizations. Programs are aligned with curriculum standards and highlight the museum’s exhibits, research and extensive collection of specimens. Program topics include life and earth science, paleontology, and past cultures.

contact info

Hrs: Tues.–Sat. 10AM–5PM, Sun. 12PM–5PM.

Homeschool

Homeschool groups can explore art, science and history at the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History. Educational programs can provide homeschoolers with opportunities to learn about subjects in the fields of earth science, life science, anthropology and art.

topics covered:
Ancient Egypt; Native Peoples of Connecticut; Human Origins; The Art of the Diorama; Drawing on Nature; Paleo Art at the Peabody; Animal Adaptations; Birds and Their Adaptations; Connecticut Habitats; Connecticut Wildlife and Ecology; Extinct and Endangered Species; Introduction to Evolution; Light, Color and Nature; North American Wildlife and Ecology; Landforms: The Shape of Connecticut’s Landscape; Meteorites and the Earth; Rocks, Minerals and their Properties; Dinosaurs.

contact info
Name: Elizabeth Steele, Scheduler
Email: peabody.education@yale.edu

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: 10 minimum. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 2-3 hours. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies. Registration: Online, Phone, Email. Food Options: N/A. Cost: Fee Accessible To: PD.

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