Museum From Home
SCIENCE SUMMER CAMP AT HOME
Explore our free online Science Summer Camps - available anytime online!
Winogradsky columns are mini-microbial communities. Follow our instructions to grow your own!
MAKE A NATURE JOURNAL
Nature or field journals help scientists study in the field. Create a journal and record your own observations!
SPIT LIKE AN ARCHERFISH
Archerfishes knock insects and other prey off of branches by spitting water at them. Use a squirt toy or squeeze bottle to test your skills.
Use your body, and few other objects such as a wall, to explore how your vision, senses and muscles work.
POP UP SCIENCE
A monthly series for younger audiences with hands-on activities and science facts.
Dive into the fascinating world of whales with three fun activities to try at home!!
Try a biodiversity exhibit scavenger hunt, get moving with our mobile museum activities and more.
Investigate adaptations in vertebrate hands by making and using models of Bambiraptor, chameleons, and aye-ayes.
Play games, watch videos and more with this educational site created by physicists, museum educators, designers and others at KU.
EXPLORE OUR YOUTUBE VIDEOS
Explore exhibits, try fun and educational activities, or follow an expedition for fossils, snakes, insects and more.
Learn about geology by making your own mineral detection kit, test fizzy fossils or make rock candy crystals which you can eat!
FISHEYE VIEW - TREE OF LIFE
Use this online module to explore fish: what makes them fish, important features, their relationships, and evolutionary innovations.
JOIN OUR INATURALIST PROJECTS!
Help us document the natural world by joining our latest citizen science project using the free iNaturalist app!
INVESTIGATE A DEEP-SEA MYSTERY
Unravel the mystery of deep-sea fishes by analyzing data to test alternative hypotheses about evolutionary relationships in this high school level activity.