Other Resources for Teachers
Students completing mystery hunt in HoMES

On this page you will find a variety of resources to enhance your museum visit and extend the educational experience beyond the walls of the Museum!


Useful Links

The following activity sheets are provided to direct and focus

National Park Service: National Fossil Day Website : lots of great information about fossils, fossil formation, 3-D virtual reality fossil specimens and other paleontology information



Pre and Post Visit Activities & Lesson Plans - more coming soon!

This section includes activities and study guides that are meant for the classroom, either before or after a visit to the Museum.

Connecticut Landforms Wordsearch - Pre-visit vocabulary activity 

Connecticut Geology Guide - Activities that support the teaching of tectonic processes, glaciation, weathering & erosion

Notes on Ecological Principles Easily Seen in the Hall of Southern New England Natural History - for MS/HS Ecology studies



Activity Sheets

The following activity sheets are provided to direct and focus your self-guided visit to the Museum or to augment your program experience.  You are welcome to download, print and reproduce these.  Please bring your own pencils and clipboards.



Museum Wide Mystery Hunt for Winter/Spring 2020 - NEW!!

Extended 3rd Floor Mystery Hunt - NEW!!

3rd Floor Mystery Hunt



Adaptations Camouflage Activity Hunt 

Ancient Cultures Scavenger Hunt - NEW!!

Ancient Egypt Scavenger Hunt

Connecticut Bird Hall Scavenger Hunt - NEW!!

Habitats & Food Webs Diorama Search

Rocks & Minerals Scavenger Hunt

Rocks & Minerals Scavenger Hunt - Fall 2019 - NEW!!

Wildlife Mystery Hunt