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Cleveland Museum of Natural History

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Our Mission Statement: To inspire, through science and education, a passion for nature, the protection of natural diversity, the fostering of health, and leadership to a sustainable future.
CMNH programs address appropriate Revised Ohio Academic Content Standards in Science and Social Studies, and the National Health Education Standards.

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Programs by Cleveland Museum of Natural History

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Body Blueprints: The Basics of Heredity

Investigate the basics of DNA and discover how genes you inherited from your parents determine much of who you are. See how genetic information is...

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Truth and Consequences: Discussing STDs

View clinical images of common sexually transmitted diseases and discuss their symptoms and methods of transmission. Learn common treatments for...

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Disease Detectives: An Exercise In Epidemiology

As part of our virtual health department epidemiology team, you work together to eliminate false leads and piece together clues to determine the...

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Drugs 301: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly

Learn the science behind chemical addiction and what physical consequences arise from the use of different categories of drugs. Actual medical...

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Growing Up and Liking It: Pondering Puberty

Engage in an interactive discussion with a health educator on the chemical and physical changes that occur in the human body during puberty. With...

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You Are What You Eat: Seriously, You Are!

Nutrition is a science that combines biology and chemistry. How do different foods affect how you feel and function? Work your way through the...

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Just 'Sense'less: Investigating Your 5 Senses

Let's find out how our five senses help to keep us safe by imagining life without them! Use our provided kit to try scientific demonstrations and...

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Macronutrients: Fact, Fiction and Fitness

Analyze the importance of carbohydrates,proteins and fats as you calculate your macronutrient needs. Be an informed consumer and work your way...

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Cells: A Really Close Look At How Life Works

Investigate some of the ways your personal team of 75-trillion cells are interacting with each other to maintain the chemical reactions and...

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Genetics in Action: Your Daily Dose of DNA Technology

Genetic engineering? DNA testing? GMO? Stem cells? Review current applications of DNA research and find out how biotechnology may affect your life....

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Chew on This: Learn the Drill on Dental Science

Compare the teeth of various animals to humans and discover how your smile can tell a scientist a lot about who — and what— you are! Investigate...

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Bodyworks: Introduction to Human Internal Anatomy

Learn human structure and function, from cells to organs to organ systems. Uncover basic levels of organization, and locations, structures and...

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Human Evolution: One Step At A Time

Trace the development of modern humans using information from fossil hominids as well as clues from living primates.

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Stress Down: Eustress-ing Me Out!

Recognize biological reactions to stressors all animals share, and identify the organs that produce physical symptoms of stress. Distinguish...

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The Human RACE: One Species, Many Opinions

Geneticists and anthropologists have proven that all humansshare African ancestry. In the light of these scientific breakthroughs, discuss with...

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States Of Matter: A Solid Lesson Where Liquids can be a Gas!

Your classroom will be converted to a hands-on science lab as we investigate the States of Matter! Students will describe the molecular motion of...

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Forces and Motion: Accelerate Your Mass of Students!

Let our Science Instructors help you convert your classroom into a high-action lab ruled by the Laws of Motion! Together we will use simple...

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Animal Adaptations: Secrets of Survival in Ohio's Habitats

 Explore a variety of animals and their roles in the eastern North American forest ecosystem. The live mammals, birds and reptiles you’ll meet in...

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BALTO: A History of Humans, Huskies & Health in Alaska

Learn about Balto and the heroic dogs and mushers of Alaska from the 1925 Serum Run to the Iditarod of today. Why is this famous husky a part of...

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Ohio Indians: "Points" Of Interest

Dig into your Museum-provided kit and investigate artifacts from the Paleo-Indians to historic tribes, including the Mound builders of the Woodland...

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Climate Change: Investigating Our Impact

Experience some of the science behind our planet's changing climate. Experiment with the phenomenon of the “greenhouse effect”, directly observe...

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Experts In Their Field: Virtual Connections to Real Scientists

Discuss current research going on at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History with our curators and other experts in their fields. Paleontology...

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Rocks & Minerals: It's NOT "Hard" Science!

This overview of geology and mineralogy basics will whet your students’ 'apatite' for Earth Sciences with an avalanche of hands-on experiments...

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Junior Medical Camp®: Dissection on Demand

Participate in a LIVE organ dissection! Created through our Junior Medical Camp® summer program, each of these engaging experiences are led by a...

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Teeth Telling Tales: Fossils Uncover Ancient Ecosystems

Join us as we replicate a day of research with Dr. Darin Croft, Paleontologist with Case Western Reserve University. Students will use real...

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People, Pathogens, Pandemics: Tracking Down Killer Microbes

Review case histories of three frightened patients to track a potentially killer pathogen. Discuss how microbes can become resistant to previously...

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Beyond the Basics: Reproductive Health Information for Teens

After learning the basics about puberty and their own reproductive system, students often have questions about gender-specific personal health...

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Climate Chang-ing Our Health: 'Weather' We're Ready Or Not

Join our Virtual Triage Team in this investigation of how an increase in the frequency of extremeweather events may affect many public health...

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Humans: Our Germy, Smelly, Strange Species!

Who doesn't love a good gross lesson about body functions? Your host will reveal amazing and (possibly) unnerving facts about human anatomy and the...

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What's NOT In A Cigarette? Tellin' The Truth On Tobacco Products

Welcome to our great new game show, "What's NOT In A Cigarette?" Your class will try and answer questions about the history of tobacco in the US...

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Beyond the Genome: Applications of Modern Genetics

Our museum uses DNA to research animal evolution and to identify new species. Biotechnology is used in health care, kitchens, bathrooms, cars, and...

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Teeth, Horns & Claws: Dinosaur Hunting 101

Discover what it takes to be a dinosaur hunter in this program by Lee Hall. Mr. Hall is our Museum's Preparator, in charge of making sure all our...

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The Backbone(s) of a Museum: Vertebrate Zoology

Vertebrates are animals with backbones, and today you'll meet a real museum scientist who is in charge of studying all the backbones in an entire...

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A Cast of Spectacular Skeletons: Dinosaurs On Display

When you visit a museum, do you ever wonder where do those huge skeletons come from?  Meet a real museum scientist who specializes in preparing and...

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Six-Legged Science: Investigating Insects with Invertebrate Zoology Experts

Discover what an entomologist does with this presentation by a real museum scientist! During this presentation, Dr. Gavin Svenson, Curator and Head...

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Dead Birds Tell Many Tales: Adventures in Ornithology

Did you know that the chickadee chirping in your yard has a history that goes all the way back to the Jurassic period? Talk to Dr. Andy Jones...

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Archaeology: Sifting Through Ohio Prehistory

Meet a real Archaeologist who has led thousands of students and adults on digs throughout Ohio. Mr Kollecker is also an experimental scientist: he...

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Virtual Tour of the Cleveland Museum of Natural History

Bring several classrooms...or your entire SCHOOL... to the museum for a virtual tour!  Our new platform allows an unlimited number of participants...

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Virtually Visit Ohio's Native Wildlife at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History

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Fossils-Uncovering Clues to the Past in the Cleveland Museum of Natural History

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More About This Provider

Type of Organization

Arts/Cultural/Museum

Contact

Matt Walters   samm@norsoft.net
1 Wade Oval Drive
Cleveland OH 44106
21623146003272
United States

https://www.cmnh.org/

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Awards, Quotes, Testimonials

"The students got to measure the teeth and use specialized tools, there were a lot of visual examples given during the lab as well."
--Ancient Teeth Tell Tales program, Emmet, ID

"This program was aligned perfectly with our Sunshine State Standards for Life Science for 3rd grade...I walked away with notes and was able to share them at the dinner table that evening. Thank you for expanding my knowledge
--Food Chains program, Florida

"It was like taking a field trip to Lee's lab. We could see samples on the camera, and hear expert information about rocks and minerals. It was a good, interactive science lesson."
--Rocks and Minerals program, Omaha, NE

"I really liked the hands on items that were sent for the students to play with. They enjoyed it. Also our teacher was great! She was a very good story teller and did a good job engaging the students."
--Balto program, Greenville, IN