Education Resource Center
44th Fighter Squadron
This is one of the original fact sheets. This fact sheet explains the history of the 44th Fighter Squadron and the men that were part of it.
44th Fighter Squadron (PDF, 184 KB)
African Americans in US Military
African Americans have been involved in American military conflicts since the Revolutionary War. This fact sheet contains interesting information about how they have helped America.
African Americans in US Military (PDF, 115 KB)
- American Civil War
Balance of Power
Our founding fathers envisioned a nation in which a balance of powers would outweigh tyranny, which had afflicted the colonies for centuries.
Balance of Power (PDF, 7 MB)
- Boeing B-29 Superfortress
Casts and Fossils
When you visit the museum, you might wonder if the dinosaurs on display are real. The answer is yes and no. This fact sheet explains how museums display casts to complete missing fossils in a dinosaur.
Casts and Fossils (PDF, 110 KB)
Geologic Time Periods
Understanding geologic time can be confusing. This fact sheet explains what each term means and shows a visual of how geologic time is divided.
Geologic Time Periods (PDF, 243 KB)
- Gettysburg Campaign
- Greek and Roman Gods
Hindu faith is more than just a religion. Read this fact sheet to better understand some of the Hindu concepts.
Hindu Concepts (PDF, 253 KB)
- Hoplite Panoply
Interpreting the Documents
The Declaration of Independence states that all men have the right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness, but equality for the Founding Fathers had a different meaning than the one we presently have.
Equality & Voting (PDF, 6 MB)
Freedom of Speech (PDF, 8 MB)
Separation of Church & State (PDF, 5 MB)
- Judgement at Nuremburg
- Minstrel Shows
- Parts of 15th Century Armor
- Parts of a Medieval Sword
Revolutionary War Timeline
Timeline of major acts, battles, and events during the revolutionary war.
Revolutionary War Timeline (PDF, 5 MB)
This fact sheet explains how Russian Cossacks were involved in WWII.
Russian Cossacks (PDF, 123 KB)
The Tuskegee Airmen helped America during WWII. They are credited with over 700 military medals, decorations, and awards.
Tuskegee Airmen (PDF, 140 KB)
- USS Missouri
- 44th Fighter Squadron
Field Trip Resources
- Booking Your Trip
- Field Trip Curriculum
Science at the Museum
Even though we're a history museum, we can also help science teachers reinforce their lessons with real-life examples of chemistry, fossils, and more.
Science Flyer (PDF, 959 KB)
American Civil War (PDF, 5 KB)
Ancient Egypt (PDF, 5 KB)
Ancient Greece (PDF, 6 KB)
Ancient Near East (PDF, 6 KB)
Ancient Rome (PDF, 4 KB)
Founding of America (PDF, 5 KB)
Geology (PDF, 5 KB)
President's Hall (PDF, 10 KB)
Romancing the West (PDF, 7 KB)
Treasures from the Grave: Pre-Hispanic Art (PDF, 7 KB)
World War I (PDF, 4 KB)
World War II: Sharing the Story (PDF, 6 KB)
Education Collection & Artifact Activity
During field trips, students often get to handle artifacts. Learn more about those artifacts and the activity here.
Education Collection & Artifact Activity (PDF, 7 KB)
Our mummies are a mystery. We do not know who they are or where they came from. Sadly, as with many Egyptian mummies, they were taken from their tombs in the 19th century and when that happened their identities were lost. Find here information about the two female mummies on display.
Bakas Skull CT Scan: Note the Trepannation (PDF, 257 KB)
Bakas Skull CT Scan 2: Note the Trepannation (PDF, 266 KB)
Braided Haired Lady's CT Scan (PDF, 166 KB)
Braided Haired Lady's CT Scan 2 (PDF, 239 KB)
Emory University's Study on the Braided Haired (PDF, 850 KB)
- Fossil Sediment Activity Identification
- Ivan the T-Rex
Use these worksheets to help your students understand Ancient Mayan Math! It ties in directly to our Pre-Hispanic exhibit.
Maya Numbers Worksheet (PDF, 2 MB)
- Education Collection & Artifact Activity
Self-Guided Tour Hightlights
Please note that self-guided tours are only available for under 25 students. During the months of April and May, self-guided tours may not be available at all due to high attendance numbers.
Self-Guided Tour Hightlights (PDF, 9 KB)
- Ancient Near East
- Civil War
Founding of America & President’s Hall
This Founding of America and President's Hall treasure hunt is only online. If your school group would like to participate in this scavenger hunt, let the Museum know before your trip.
General Museum Scavenger Hunts
Scavenger Hunts are available for all ages, from Pre-K to adults! The Scavenger Hunts Hunts available here are also found in the Museum. If you require large numbers for a group, please let the Museum know before your trip.
PreK-2nd Grade Photo Scavenger Hunt (PDF, 218 KB)
3rd-5th Grade Scavenger Hunt (PDF, 81 KB)
6th Grade to Adult Scavenger Hunt (PDF, 77 KB)
- Greece & Rome
- Romancing the West
- World Wars
Plan Your Visit!
Whether you have a few hours or an entire day to spare, we’d love to take a trip through time with you. From dinosaurs and Egyptian mummies, to World War artifacts and shrunken heads, our collection features amazing rarities from each era.Learn more