Teacher Resources

Educators’ Preview Night

Wednesday, June 11, 4:00-6:00pm. FREE admission.

K-12 teachers and administrators are invited to the Museum to view our NEW Explore Oregon! exhibit hall and learn about the new educational programs for the 2014-15 school year. Learn how the Museum can enhance your students' learning in science and social science. For more information contact the Education Coordinator at mnhtours@uoregon.edu or call 541-346-1694.

Professional Development Opportunity for High School Teachers

Secondary school biology teachers are invited to a National Science Foundation-funded workshop to design high school biology curriculum focusing on evolution. Participants will work in teams with researchers to develop curriculum materials and lesson plans to be published, and that they can use in their own classrooms. See flyer for more details.

When: Saturday, April 26th, 9:00am-4:00pm and Monday, June 30, 9:00am-4:00pm

Location: Museum of Natural and Cultural History, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR.


  • Stipend: $150 per session for each participant
  • $200 for classroom materials for those who complete the workshops
  • Continuing Professional Development Units are available

Apply here.

Teacher In-service

Each year the museum offers a workshop on statewide teacher in-service day.  The program offers skills and activities to teach about Native American cultures in Oregon, geology, geography, and archaeology.  The in-service workshop has not yet been scheduled for 2014-15; please check back for updates. 

Special programs for pre-service and in-service teachers are also available upon request. Email mnhtours@uoregon.edu or call 541-346-1694 to learn more.

Worksheets to Download and Print

Worksheets help students practice the vocabulary they will need prior to their visit, or review important concepts they discussed during their visit.

Native American History and Culture (Grades 2 - 5):

Cultural Scene Investigation - to be used at the museum (Grades 6 - 12):

Geology Rocks (Grades 2 - 5):

Campus Scavenger Hunt (Grades 2 - 5):

Campus Scavenger Hunt (Middle and High School Students):

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