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Weekly Curriculum Packets
FREE educational resources sent to your inbox each week from the Burke Education team. Each curriculum packet features a different theme, so there's something new to look forward to each week.
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Curriculum Packet 1: Mesozoic Monsters
Dinosaurs, crafts, marine reptiles—what more could you want?
Learn more about the gigantic creatures that roamed the earth during the Mesozoic.
Curriculum Packet 2: Whales
Learn about modern whales and their ancient relatives
Compare whale bones to bones of other mammals, see how whales have evolved over millions of years, and more with this exciting resource created by the BurkeMobile team. Let's dive in!
BurkeMobile educators and real collections travel across Washington state, transforming your school or library into a pop-up museum. Learn more.
Curriculum Packet 3: Comparative Anatomy
Is a bat a mammal or a bird?
Solve this mystery by comparing physical structures of bats to other animals in this week's Comparative Anatomy curriculum packet, a combination of lessons and resources from our biology Burke Boxes.
With topics ranging from culture to earth and life sciences, our 18 Burke Box titles support classroom curriculum and highlight the natural world and Washington’s cultural heritage. Learn more.
Activities for Kids & Families
Stress relief for everyone
These printable coloring pages feature specimens and objects from the Burke Museum.
Dinosaur & Animal Crafts
Get crafty at home with a few simple supplies
Nature Scavenger Hunt
Take a peek at the world in your own backyard
How many things on the list can you find? Take a closer look at the textures, smells, shapes, and more all around you.
Introducing a new pilot podcast from the DIG Field School
DIG Field School instructor and Idaho State University Assistant Professor Dr. Brandon Peecook, and former DIG participant, instructor and high school science teacher Kristy Mar weave together the the stories and personalities surrounding paleontological research and discovery.
Focusing on the Tufts-Love T. rex—one of the most complete and well-preserved T. rex skulls ever found—and its journey from initial discovery in the badlands of northeastern Montana to the Burke.