In alignment with the Museum’s mission to educate and inspire visitors to make their mark on history, an emphasis is placed on providing tools and resources that meet the practical needs of teachers in classrooms across California.
All field trip tour and learning programs feature accompanying materials aligned with History-Social Science, Visual and Performing Arts, Common Core ELA, Civics outcomes and CASEL Core SEL Competencies.
In addition, free 1-year memberships are available to all currently-employed California K-12 teachers at public and private schools, along with a limited number of field trip tour scholarships for Title 1 Sacramento City Unified School District 3rd-6th grade classes.
Aligned with Common Core and State Content Standards for History-Social Science for K-12 grade students, activity sheets provide students with the opportunity to explore the Museum at their own pace while furthering their learning experiences on site. Choose from:
Thanks to a generous grant from The California Endowment, the California Museum is pleased to offer Health Happens Here Field Trip Tour Scholarships to 3rd-6th grade Sacramento City Unified School District Title 1 classes, extending learning experiences to under-served students in the community.
The Learning Advisory Council is a group of education professionals organized to assist staff with developing and enhancing K-12 programs that meet the practical needs of teachers and students in classrooms across California.
The Council meets quarterly to evaluate the effectiveness of current programs and provide feedback that helps shape future programming. Members include administrators and educators from the greater Sacramento area.
To extend students’ learning experience beyond their Museum visit, lesson plans and class materials aligned with Common Core and California State Content Standards are available to download for free. Choose from: