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Exhibit Museum of Natural History: Climate Change Workshop for Teachers

This workshop for teachers of grades 4-9 will help educators understand the current evidence for climate change and provide resources for their classroom teaching. The Exhibit Museum is one of three partner museums nationwide participating in this climate change education program based on NOAA's new Climate Literacy: Essential Principles and Fundamental Concepts. The workshop is free, but registration is required. Call (734) 764-0480 or click here for more information.

Thursday January 21, 4:30-8:00pm
UM Exhibit Museum of Natural History, 1109 Geddes Ave.

Museum Visits

The Exhibit Museum of Natural History, Museum of Art, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, Matthaei Botanical Garden all sponsor educational programs including teacher workshops and class visits. Many of our other university museums and collections are also available to assist teachers and students and provide behind the scenes tours of their resources. For information please see:

  1. Museum of Art

    UMMA will offer 30-60 minute behind-the-scenes tours and discussions of the museum's new instructional spaces and curatorial research library services by appointment to individual or small groups of faculty or instructional staff every Friday between 1-3 pm, starting Friday, January 29th and ending Friday, March 19th. Please email Renne Jinn, Assistant to the Director at reneejin@umma.umich.edu to make an appointment.

  2. Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, contact Lauren Talalay: talalay@umich.edu or Todd Gerring: tegerr@umich.edu
  3. Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum
  4. Exhibit Museum of Natural History, contact Kira Berman: kiberman@umich.edu
  5. Detroit Observatory
  6. Museum of Anthropology, contact Karen O'Brien: klobrien@umich.edu
  7. Museum of Paleontology, contact Christina Minor at 734-764-0489
  8. Stearns Collection of Musical Instruments, contact Carol Stepanchuk: 734 936-2891, stearns@umich.edu.
  9. Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library