This page houses curricula and supporting documents developed by teachers and Museum staff as part of numerous Peabody Fellows programs, but also includes a few separate exhibition-based curricula. Follow the links below to downloadable documents and other information about the Yale Peabody Museum’s ability to support the teaching of these curriculum units.
Curriculum units are available for downloading for use by educators in classroom settings only. Please contact us for use outside of a classroom setting, or for questions about rights and permissions.
Biodiversity and Global Change – Lobster Die-off! (2005 – 2008)
Biodiversity and Human Health – Vector-Borne Disease (2005 – 2011)
Earth Sciences – Connecticut Geology (2008 – 2010)
Event-Based Teacher Collaborative (2010 – 2011 Science, 2011 – 2012 Social Studies)
Plant Sciences – World of Plants (2008 – 2009)
Summer Solar Science (2011 – 2013)
Curriculum and Pre-visit Materials (pdf, 873 KB)
Grade Level: High School
Description: With many thanks to Branford High School Spanish teacher Elise Weisenbach, we have put together a curriculum based on Las Artes de México, a temporary exhibition that was on view at the Yale Peabody Museum during the spring and summer of 2008. These 10 lesson units can be used as stand-alone materials without visiting the exhibition.
Social Studies Curriculum (pdf, 2.65 MB)
Science Curriculum (pdf, 2.25 MB)
Grade Level: Grade 4 through High School
Description: These curricula were originally designed to accompany the exhibition Machu Picchu: Unveiling the Mystery of the Incas. Most of the lessons can be used as stand-alone materials without visiting the exhibition.
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