Discovery Box Records,
circa 1980-1999

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 11-195
Creators:
National Museum of Natural History, Office of Education
Dates:
circa 1980-1999
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
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.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-195, National Museum of Natural History, Office of Education, Discovery Box Records

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Office of Education. Discovery Room. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museums -- Educational aspects. Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Natural history museums Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Science -- Study and teaching Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Manuscripts Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Color negatives Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Color photographs Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Color transparencies Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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