This accession consists of four websites maintained by the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) as they existed in June and July 2011.
The education section of the main NMNH website, crawled on June 2, 2011, provides information about field trip planning, teacher workshops, and volunteer opportunities as well as lesson plans, activity worksheets, and links to online resources. Also included is information about facilities and exhibitions administered by the Office of Education and Outreach, including the Discovery Room, the Naturalist Center, the O. Orkin Insect Zoo, and the Butterfly Pavilion.
The "Butterflies and Plants: Partners in Evolution" website, crawled July 18, 2011, is dedicated to two permanent exhibitions, "Partners in Evolution" and the Butterfly Pavilion. The website includes information about the exhibitions, a butterfly identification guide, fact sheets, and press releases.
The "Forces of Change" website, crawled July 18, 2011, highlights climate change research and includes research findings, multimedia presentations, news stories, activity guides for teachers, and links to external resources, all organized by topic.
The Department of Paleobiology website, crawled July 20, 2011, includes multimedia educational presentations on a variety of topics as well as collection and staff information and links to external resources. Materials are in electronic format.