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Monmouth Museum Traveling Trunks

Posted by: NJ Kids Contributors - June 23, 2015

Bring the Museum to your classroom!

Our Traveling Trunk program brings docent-led presentations in science, art and cultural history into your classroom.
For more information contact lmiller@monmouthmuseum.org or call 732-224-1992.

Which Of These Trunks Would You Enjoy?

Colonial American Living * Native American Indians of New Jersey and the Eastern Woodlands * New Jersey:There’s No Place Like Home * Dinosaurs * Somebody! How the Body Works * Under the Sea * The Rain Forest * Sea Chest * Habitats * Fossils * Victorian

Portrait of a Period

  • UNDER THE SEA – Marine puppets and seashells will bring the ocean and the seashore to your classroom. Preschool - K.
  • DINOSAURS – Learn about Dinosaurs by seeing and playing with Dinosaur figures.
  • THE RAIN FOREST – Discover what animals and plants live in the rain forest and why rain forests are so valuable.  COLONIAL AMERICAN LIVING – Learn about what life was like during the late Colonial Era. Colonial reproductions such as clothing, lanterns, early eating utensils, childrenʼs games and much more. All items are described and explained.
  • AMERICAN INDIANS OF NEW JERSEY AND THE EASTERN WOODLANDS – The Lenape Indians lived throughout our
    area. This trunk contains many Indian artifacts and information about how they lived, hunted, and dressed.
  • NEW JERSEY – This trunk explores the geography, history, folklore and fauna of our unique State.
  • SOMEBODY: How the Body Works – This trunk teaches five important systems of the body and explains how these systems
  • SEA CHEST – New Jersey is well known for its seashore resorts and beaches and sea animals that visit our shoreline. Many
    different kinds of New Jersey seashells are presented.
  • HABITATS – This trunk explores various habitats of our world including the Arctic, Desert, Woodlands and Rain Forest. Specimens and footprints are available to view and touch.
    VICTORIAN PORTRAIT OF A PERIOD – See what the Jersey Shore was like 100 years ago and learn how different life was
    then without modern conveniences.
  • FOSSILS – Find out how ancient animals and plants became fossilized and what fossils can tell us about the past.


On the Brookdale Community College campus Phone: (732) 747-2266 • Fax: (732) 747-8592 E-mail: lmiller@monmouthmuseum.org website: www.monmouthmuseum.org.

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Posted by: NJ Kids Contributors| June 23, 2015
Categories:  Field Trips
Subcategories:  Feature Field Trips
Keywords:  Field Trips
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