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Other School Programs

Pre-registration is required for all programs at your school. Maximum of 35 students per program. See descriptions for associated fees and availability. Location Requirement: Your school or organization must be located 60 miles or less from The Field Museum. 

Egypt Unwrapped

Examine Egyptian sculptures, listen to myths about ancient gods and goddesses, wrap a mummy replica and examine real mummies through CT scans. Supports ILS 16.A.2c, 16.E.3a(W).

Grades: 3rd-8th
Duration: 60 minutes
Availability: Thursdays
Fees: $4.50 per student, pre-registration required  

Location Requirement: Your school or organization must be located 60 miles or less from The Field Museum.                                                                             
The Great Fossil Hunt

Learn how to identify a real fossil and how to create a dig pit grid system to help you remember the location of your fossils. Students practice scientific illustration and make inferences about the origins of fossils. This hands-on class incorporates paleontology with the adventure of a mini-dig...this is one Great Fossil Hunt you won't want your students to miss! Meets ILS goals 10, 11, 12. 

Grades: 3rd-8th
Duration: 60 minutes
Availability: Thursdays
Fees: $4.50 per student, pre-registration required

Location Requirement: Your school or organization must be located 60 miles or less from The Field Museum. 

Art of Ancient Pottery

Learn about the cultures of the Americas by investigating pottery patterns and materials. Explore how pottery is and was used in daily life, and then make your own pottery using only tools and techniques available to traditional potters! Programs at the Museum include a guided visit to The Ancient Americas exhibition. Supports ILS 16.A.2c, 17.C3b.

Grades: 3rd-8th
Duration: 60 minutes
Availability: Thursdays
Fees: $4.50 per student, pre-registration required

Location Requirement: Your school or organization must be located 60 miles or less from The Field Museum.