The Museum of Man has developed the following Museum visit activities to support your class visit. Recommended grade levels are shown next to individual activities. Most can be readily adapted for younger or older students.
The following Museum Activities for visiting classes are available free to teachers for classroom use.
GENERAL MUSEUM VISIT
Explore several Museum exhibits. This scavenger hunt is for groups self-guiding or waiting for a scheduled tour or workshop.
KUMEYAAY: NATIVE CALIFORNIANS TOUR OR WORKSHOP
If your class is scheduled for a Kumeyaay Tour or Workshop, these pre- and post-visit activities are recommended.
EGYPTIAN ADVENTURE TOUR OR WORKSHOP AND MUMMIES AROUND THE WORLD
Is your class coming on an Egyptian Adventure or coming to learn about mummies from around the world? Then check out these pre- and post-visit activities.
MAGIC OF THE MAYA TOUR OR WORKSHOP
If your class is coming to the museum to learn about the Maya, then we suggest these pre- and post-visit activities.
FOOTSTEPS THROUGH TIME TOUR, PRIMATES PAST AND PRESENT WORKSHOP,
AND PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY LAB
If your scheduled visit includes visiting Primate and Hominid Hall, this guide will help students understand the importance of the study of physical anthropology.
ARCHAEOLOGY—THE REAL DIRT!
These pre- and post-visit activities deepen students’ understanding of archaeology and complement this workshop.
Teachers, the Museum of Man Education Department is interested in your feedback. If you have questions or comments about any of the above guides and activities, or suggestions for new topics to add to this website, please e-mail the Education Department.