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K-12 resources at The University of Chicago


The Biology of B-Movie Monsters

Project Exploration

The Prophetic Art of Prognosis

Therapeutic Cloning: Hope or Hype?


Ancient Greek Curse Tablets

Astrology in Ancient Rome: Poetry, Prophecy, and Power

The Correspondence of Queen Elizabeth I and King James VI

Creoles, Pidgins and the Evolution of Languages

Emotion, Rationality and Human Potential

Encyclopédie ou Dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers

FRANText Database

French Women Writers

Hypocrisy about Hypocrisy: The Creation of Selves

Lost Tongues and the Politics of Language Endangerment

Miles of Clay: Information Management in the Ancient Near Eastern Hittite Empire

The Montaigne Project

Never Snitch: The Mythology of Harry Potter

Ordinary Evil

The Persistent Puppet: Pinocchio's Heirs in Contemporary Fiction and Film

Provençal Poetry Database

A Quixotic Museum: Cervantes and Italian Renaissance Art

The Rules of Comedy: Moliere and the Art of Depiction

Shakespeare Faces Retirement

Should We Continue to Study Race?

The Theatrical Baroque: European Plays, Painting and Poetry, 1575-1725

Turning the Century With Thomas Hardy

Virtue and Virtuality: Gender in the Self-Representations of Queen Elizabeth I

Why It Helps to Read Great Books: Texts, Society and Time

"The Wrath of the Northmen": The Vikings and their Memory


CARA Education and Outreach

Everyday Mathematics Center

The Scientific Article: From Galileo's New Science to the Human Genome

The Sesame Program at the University of Chicago

Space Explorers


Archaeology and National Identity in Israel

Encyclopédie ou Dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers

Family Values in Ancient Rome

Feminism, the Taliban and the Politics of Counterinsurgency

FRANText Database

Mapping Africa: Problems of Regional Definition and Colonial/National Boundaries

The Origins of the Dead Sea Scrolls

The Power of Tiananmen: Intellectual Activity and the Student Movement

The Prophetic Art of Prognosis


CHIASMOS: The University of Chicago’s International & Area Studies Multimedia Outreach Center

Center for Middle Eastern Studies Online Education Resources

Digital Dictionaries of South Asia

Digital South Asia Library


Goodspeed Manuscript Collection

Middle East Photo Archive

South Asia at Chicago Educational Resources

South Asia Language Resource Center


Capital Punishment in the United States: A Forum on Death-Penalty Issues

Civil Rights and Military Tribunals

End-of-Life Decisions

Equal Protection? The Supreme Court's Decision in Bush v. Gore

The Legitimacy of Military Tribunals

Toward Global Justice

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K–12 Resources
This page offers educators and students easy access to a wide array of online resources available at the University of Chicago. Resources are organized into the following categories:
:: Biological Sciences
:: Humanties
:: Physical Sciences
:: Social Sciences 
:: Center for International Studies
:: University of Chicago
Law School
:: Museums on campus

University of Chicago Library Digital Collections
Check out the digital collections available from the University of Chicago Library. More »

Museums on campus

The following web resources can be used in conjunction with a field trip to the University of Chicago campus [map].

Oriental Institute Museum [website]
:: Ancient Mesopotamia: This History, Our History
:: Kids’ Corner
:: Lost Egypt
:: Religion in the lives of Ancient Egyptians
:: Teacher Resource Center
Smart Museum of Art [website]
:: Education at the Smart
:: Exhibiting Experimental Art in China
:: SmartKids
:: Smart Museum of Art Online Collection

University of Chicago Press

Project Exploration, image of Paul Sereno
In an excerpt from Cahokia: Mirror of the Cosmos, published by the University of Chicago Press, author Sally A. Kitt Chappell discusses how this cosmographic layout played a vital role in expressing and preserving the spiritual, social, and political order of the city. [read excerpt]

Project Exploration, image of Paul Sereno
Ronne Hartfield, author of Another Way Home: The tangled roots of race in one Chicago family, shares personal experiences from her life growing up in Bronzeville on Chicago's South Side and reads excerpts from her memoirs in order to illuminate the realities of life for an African-American family with roots in New Orleans and Chicago.
[watch video]

Project Exploration, image of Paul Sereno
Project Exploration

Cofounded by paleontologist Paul Sereno and educator Gabrielle Lyon, Project Exploration is a nonprofit science education organization that makes science accessible to the public—especially minority youth and girls—through personalized experiences with scientists and science.

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