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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 12-594

National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education and Outreach

Discovery Box Records, undated

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education and Outreach
Title: Discovery Box Records
Dates: undated
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection: Accession 12-594
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records documenting Discovery Boxes, also known as Family Room Boxes, maintained by the Naturalist Center for use by visiting families. The Naturalist Center, 1976-2011, provided hands-on learning experiences for students and adults through the use of study collections. The Family Room Boxes were designed for children who were too young to use the main study collection. Materials include activity instructions and inventories.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records documenting Discovery Boxes, also known as Family Room Boxes, maintained by the Naturalist Center for use by visiting families. The Naturalist Center, 1976-2011, provided hands-on learning experiences for students and adults through the use of study collections. The Family Room Boxes were designed for children who were too young to use the main study collection. Materials include activity instructions and inventories.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 12-594, National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education and Outreach, Discovery Box Records

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Container List

Box 1

Family Learning Center Box Label Contents

Box 1 of 1

Cone Shell Activity Cards

Box 1 of 1

Mali Loudoun Collection Box

Box 1 of 1

Family Room Box - Mammoth/Mastodon

Box 1 of 1

Family Room Box - Touch, Don't Look

Box 1 of 1

Family Room Box - Toys of the World

Box 1 of 1

Family Room Box - Toys, Games, Puzzles from All Over the World

Box 1 of 1

Family Room Box - Animal Tracks

Box 1 of 1

Family Room Box - Ripple Marks

Box 1 of 1

Family Room Box - Shark Teeth

Box 1 of 1

Family Room Box - Shell Homes

Box 1 of 1

Family Room Box - Snake

Box 1 of 1

Family Room Box - Beetles

Box 1 of 1

Family Room Box - Luster

Box 1 of 1

Family Room Box - Rocks

Box 1 of 1

Family Room Box - Fossils

Box 1 of 1

Family Room Box - Mammal Classification

Box 1 of 1

Family Room Box - A Slice of Pond

Box 1 of 1

Family Room Box - Shells

Box 1 of 1

Family Room Box - Fossil Teeth

Box 1 of 1

Family Room Box - Queen Anne's Lace

Box 1 of 1

Family Room Box - Toys, Toys, Toys Found All Over the World

Box 1 of 1

Family Room Box - What is a Fossil?

Box 1 of 1

Family Room Box - Who Pooped in the Woods?: Scat

Box 1 of 1

Family Room Box - Fossil Rubbings

Box 1 of 1