Museum from Home
Explore Our Youtube Videos
Explore exhibits, try fun and educational activities, or follow an expedition for fossils, snakes, insects and more.
Virtual Microbes on the Move
Explore microbial life with a virtual version of our Microbes on the Move National Science Foundation EPSCoR-funded project.
Virtual Pop-Up Paleontology
Explore paleontology with a virtual version of our donor-funded Pop-Up Paleontology program.
Learn about geology by making your own mineral detection kit, test fizzy fossils or make rock candy crystals which you can eat!
Fish Eye View - Tree of Live
Use this online module to explore fish: what makes them fish, important features, their relationships, and evolutionary innovations.
Make a Nature Journal (PDF)
Nature or field journals help scientists study in the field. Create a journal and record your own observations!
Digital Encyclopedia of Ancient Life
Explore this free guide about fossils and the history of life on Earth, or get the free Digital Atlas app on your phone.
Explore our museum exhibits, many which have virtual activities you can do at home!
The Tree Room
Check out the Primer, Field Guide to Evolutionary Trees, and For Teachers sections to learn how we communicate about evolutionary relationships.
Spit Like an Archerfish (PDF)
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.
Investigate adaptations in vertebrate hands by making and using models of Bambiraptor, chameleons, and aye-ayes.
Join Our iNaturalist Project!
Help us document the natural world by joining our latest citizen science project using the free iNaturalist app!
Body Tricks (PDF)
Use your body, and few other objects such as a wall, to explore how your vision, senses and muscles work.
Play games, watch videos and more with this educational site created by physicists, museum educators, designers and others at KU.