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The Science Museum of Minnesota knows educators!

"Having exhibits that support or reinforce a standard is just what is
needed to cement learning for students"
- St. Paul science teacher

Finding Science Museum resources aligned with Minnesota Academic Standards is easy. Check out our new searchable online database. Email us at standards@smm.org with questions or suggestions.

Visitors use models of several microbes (bacteria and viruses) to try to successfully invade a cell in the nose or throat and cause infection. Learn More
Meet the band! Your body has four tissue types that play together to create you. Learn More
Wonder Years is a new permanent exhibition that invites you to see the world through the eyes of the child you once were. Learn More
Help our actors discover who is the Voice of INNOVATION and hear exciting engineering stories along the way. Learn More
Help your students explore the Mississippi River Gallery to encourage interdisciplinary exploration of the Mississippi River. Investigating personal connections to the river reveals interdependence of humans and rivers and encourages personal responsibility in this environment. Learn More
This self-guide will help your students explore the Mississippi River Gallery by encouraging interdisciplinary exploration of the River, examining personal connections to the River that show the interdependence of humans and rivers, and supporting development of personal responsibility and care for river environments. Learn More
Help your students explore the Mississippi River Gallery by encouraging interdisciplinary exploration of the River, examining personal connections to the River that show the interdependence of humans and rivers, and supporting development of personal responsibility and care for river environments. Learn More
Experience how various surfaces affect storm water, investigate how rivers meander, putt around wing dams, analyze the erosive effects of quickly-flowing water and more, all while playing a round of mini-golf. Learn More
Experiment with lights and lasers to see how light behaves in this dynamic and "illuminating" class. Hands-on investigations will allow students to discover that light passes through some objects and is redirected, reflected, or absorbed by others. Students will apply what they have learned to direct a beam of light through a mirror maze. Learn More
Try multisensory active math in Math Moves! Engage your students in curriculum-related, exhibit-based learning, integrating the motivation and energy of free-choice investigation, the fun of discovery and personal meaning-making. Learn More