Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education
Discovery Box Records, circa 1980-1999
This accession consists of records documenting the contents of discovery boxes maintained in the Discovery Room and associated educational activities. The Discovery Room is a a hands-on, collections-based activity center for school groups focusing on scientific inquiry. Each discovery box includes objects, photographs, and activity instructions for studying a particular theme. Materials include images of box contents and images used in boxes. Also included are scripts, images, and instructions for docent-led activities in the Discovery Room.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-195, National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education, Discovery Box Records