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Accession 11-195,  National Museum of Natural History, Office of Education,  Discovery Box Records, circa 1980-1999

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of Natural History, Office of Education
Title: Discovery Box Records
Dates: circa 1980-1999
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection: Accession 11-195
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

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.

Descriptive Entry

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.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-195, National Museum of Natural History, Office of Education, Discovery Box Records

Container List

Box 1

Color in Shells - Photographs

Box 1 of 1

Bivalve - Photographs and Negatives

Box 1 of 1

Eskimo - Photographs

Box 1 of 1

Cephalopod - Photographs and Negatives

Box 1 of 1

Shells That Spiral - Photographs and Negatives

Box 1 of 1

Sea Urchins - Photographs and Negatives

Box 1 of 1

Look Inside of Fruits and Vegetables - Contact Sheets, Photographs, and Negatives

Box 1 of 1

Salt Lick Stumper - Photographs

Box 1 of 1

Teeth - Photographs and Negatives

Box 1 of 1

You Read a Tree - Photographs and Negatives

Box 1 of 1

North American Indian Dolls Collage - Photographs

Box 1 of 1

Seed Card - Photographs and Negatives

Box 1 of 1

Pelican Photography by Kjell Sandved

Box 1 of 1

Discovery Boxes - Slides, Photographs, and Negatives

Box 1 of 1

Discovery Box Contents - Slides, 1980 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 1

What is in a Shell? Preschool Program, 1999

Box 1 of 1

The Discovery Room: An Introduction - Edited Script and Slides

Box 1 of 1

A House is a House for Me - Text and Slides

Box 1 of 1