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Gallery Guides for K12 students at the Penn Museum..

Educator Guides

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.

Amarna: Ancient Egypt's Place in the Sun

This classroom supplement includes activities and vital background information about Egypt in the Amarna Period. Visit our exhibit to find out all about this mysterious city where young Tutankhamun grew up, a city built in praise of the mighty god, the Aten, and where the Pharaoh Akhenaten lived with his beautiful wife Nefertiti. 

Human Evolution: The First 200 Million Years

Formerly Surviving: The Body of Evidence
News in Education Supplement
Over millions of years, humans have inherited characteristics that have helped them live successfully in environments around the world. In this special student supplement, you can explore some of these ideas about how humans have changed and survived over time.

Research Guides


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.


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