Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Webinar: Natural History at Home - Explore Nature Outside Your Window

Archived Webinar

The Zoom webinar with Museum Educator Katie Derloshon aired April 18, 2020, as part of the Natural History at Home series. Watch a recording in the player above.


The exploration of natural history doesn't have to just happen at the museum - it can happen in your home too!  

Join museum educators as they walk your family through science skill-building activities and ways to explore the natural world and collections. 

This program focuses on the science skill of observation and how to explore nature outside your window and in your backyard.

You will need the following materials: 

  • A rectangular piece of cardboard or sturdy paper (8.5"x 5.5" works well)
  • Scissors
  • Tape
  • String, yarn or ribbon (about 24 - 30 inches long)
  • Crayons and/or markers
  • Cup for drawing a circle
Resource Type
Videos and Webcasts
Grade Level
Life Science