Bring the Museum of the Rockies into your classroom though an extensive Lending Library with real fossils and artifacts, unique hands-on activities and lesson plans, and current research and supplemental information on science and history. Help your students learn MORE without being at MOR.
Educational materials, including document downloads and videos, designed to enhance this curriculum are available below.
Our Lending Library has several kits available to rent, including the following:
The Moon Kit ($25/week)
Living in Space Kit ($25/week)
Rockets Kit ($25/week)
STARLAB (Portable Planetarium) ($150/week or $50/day)
2014-2015 School Year STARLAB reservations are now closed, due to a malfunction in our second STARLAB. Please call Reservation Assistant Kassy Betterley at 406-994-5257 for more information on visiting the Taylor Planetarium at MOR for free with your school group.
Science and Paleontology Kits
What is Science Kit ($25/week)
The Process of Paleontology Kit ($25/week)
Dinosaur Basics Kit ($25/week)
Fossils Kit ($25/week)
Indian Ed For All Kit
American Indian Games Trunks ($25/week)
Thermal Features Kit ($25/week)
Yellowstone Forest Ecosystem Kit ($25/week)
Yellowstone Prairie Ecosystem Kit ($25/week)
Yellowstone Riparian & Wetland Ecosystems Kit ($25/week)
To reserve an item from our Lending Library please email firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 406-994-5282. You will need to fill out a Trunk Request Form
All items are available for pick-up at MOR, or can be shipped to your school (in the state of Montana). You will be responsible for the cost of the return shipping the kit back to MOR. (Shipping rates vary depending on weight of the item.) Contents of all Kits are listed in the Educational Units below. Visit this link for more information on the STARLAB.
Choose from the following topics to bring MOR to your classroom: