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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.

Operate a small steam engine that drives a 12-volt alternator. Learn More
Make your own transformer to change AC electricity from high voltage to low voltage or from low voltage to high voltage. Learn More
Visit the Wave Tank and watch the surf crash against a wall or roll slowly up onto shore. Learn More
Explore how the 100 billion neurons that make up our brains perceive the world around us. Learn More
What impact does fire has on the three basic forms of matter? Learn More
An awe-inspiring tale of extraordinary insect endurance and human perseverance. Learn More
Explore force and motion in the Experiment Gallery by inviting students to take on the role of scientists as they investigate the movement of objects, changes in their speed or direction, and interrelationships between motion, force and mass. Learn More
Humans—all 7 billion of us—are both the dominant agents of global climate change and the innovators who have the power to keep our planet thriving well into the future. Learn More
Exergy is about taking advantage of the energy that might otherwise escape, unused, from our homes and workplaces. Learn More
Goldie needs help looking for all the different kinds of bears in the world - all 8 major species. Learn More