Other Resources

Scavenger Hunt

Scavenger Hunt

Young people will enjoy this riddle scavenger hunt which takes them on a journey throughout the most popular galleries in the Museum.



Crossword Puzzles

Download a pdf including six crossword puzzles with answer keys which cover Egypt, Buddhism & Hinduism, China, Rome, Greece, and Mesopotamia.  All of the words in the puzzles are vocabulary terms related to each area of study. You may provide a list of the answers to differentiate these puzzles for ELL or elementary students.


Top Ten Objects

Self-Guided Tour Brochure

Greatest Hits Tour

Our Greatest Hits Tour brochure features 10 artifacts selected for their intrigue, significance, and beauty – and you can see them all in 60 minutes. Click here to see the slideshow with extended captions.



Native American Voices

Educator's Guide 
This Educators’ Guide will support and enrich your classroom’s visit to the Native American Voices: The People—Here and Now exhibition at the Penn Museum. The booklet’s five units, each with pre-visit and post-visit activities, correspond to the content of the exhibition. Each activity connects to National Academic Standards, covering a range of subjects across the curriculum.


Educator's Guide

Secrets of the Silk Road

Educator's Guide 
This Educators' Guide will support and enrich your classroom's experience of the Secrets of the Silk Road exhibition which was shown at the Penn Museum from February - June 2011. The booklet’s five units of activities correspond to the layout of the exhibition. Each activity connects to national academic standards, covering a range of subjects across the curriculum.


EdResources silkroad highschool

Secrets of the Silk Road

High School Activities 
These activities, an addendum to the Secrets of the Silk Road Educators' Guide, are designed especially for high school educators to implement in their classrooms.


Painted Metaphors Resource Guide

Painted Metaphors: Pottery and Politics of the Ancient Maya

Educators' Resource Guide and Activity Ideas


Amarna Guide

Amarna: Ancient Egypt's Place in the Sun

Inquirer Educational Supplement


Surviving Exhibition Guide

Human Evolution: The First 200 Million Years

Formerly Surviving: The Body of Evidence
News in Education Supplement


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