Virtual Learning & Activity Resources

Three children and an adult look into a historic cabin in Heritage HallWelcome! On this page, you will find links to MSU Museum resources and great things that other museums are offering right now. Stay connected on the Museum’s social media pages too.

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Activity Pages

Midnight Sky Quilt

Making Tracks! (All about footprints)

Chimpanzee Mask

How to Build a Fur Trader’s Cabin

Butter Mold

Coloring pages – For Kids and Adults!

Current MSU Museum Exhibition Resources

Finding Our Voice: Sister Survivors Speak. Scroll down to access visitor resources, videos, Mystery of the Penguin Feather - Science On a Sphereand more.

Righting a Wrong: Japanese Americans and World War II (a traveling exhibit from Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service). Additional poster resources are available here.

Science On a Sphere. You can access the NOAA datasets on your device right now or download the free Science On a Sphere Explorer App.

MSU Museum Databases and Collection Resources


Image of Mammal study skins in a collections drawerScience

  • AVoCet (Avian Vocalizations Center)
  • FishNet2 (Fish Specimen Database Network)
  • GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility)
  • IDigBio (Integrated Digitized Biocollections)
  • VertNet (Vertebrate Collections Database Network)

Connect to Other Museums

Click here for links to other museums and materials.

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