Penn Museum: Resources for K-12 Educators

The Penn Museum in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania offers a range of programs focusing primarily on Archeology and Anthropology. The museum offers a selection of award-winning virtual programs, Artifact Loan Boxes program for local teachers as well as a range of downloadable resources structured around particular regions of the world. Additionally, the Penn Museum's Inquiry into China Program exploring Chinese culture and tie ancient traditions to present-day practices through Inquiry into China. This program, developed for students in 3rd-5th grade, uses the Museum’s incredible Chinese objects to teach intercultural communication skills and promote understanding of Chinese influences in our daily lives. Students will receive an outreach lesson and a visit to the Penn Museum taught by a Chinese educator where they will participate in a guided tour and interactive workshop, all for free, including transportation.

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