The Clay Center can help you, as a teacher/educator, meet your WV Content Standards and 21st Century Learning skills in all subject areas including: performances, workshops, films, planetarium shows, and interactive science and art exhibits! We have even worked with your fellow educators to identify these Content Standards and 21st Century Learning skills and subsequent curriculum to make it easy for you.
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Mylan Explore-atory - This versatile space hosts a variety of hands-on, interactive traveling science exhibits throughout the year.
WV Content Standards and Objectives
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Coal Lessons Voices of America
Online Learning - Based on works from the Museum’s permanent collection of art, these exciting user-friendly art experiences provide ample opportunities for you to make cross-curricular connections to math, science, language arts and social studies.
Online Art - The Avampato Discovery Museum houses a collection of nearly 800 objects consisting primarily of 19th, 20th and 21st century American art. Almost all records of these objects are now available online.
Outdoor Sculpture - The Clay Center has several outdoor sculptures. Check out some of our curriculum materials for these unique artworks.
It isn’t just a slimy toy for kids, it’s chemistry in action! Check out how to mix a few household ingredients together to create long chains of molecules called POLYMERS.
A great way to turn food scraps into nutrient-rich soil . . . and worms do all the work!
Don’t toss that old newspaper; turn it into a building material!
Create a GAK that attracts magnets!
This curriculum is designed to provide a general overview of various energy resources and forms of energy as well as connecting educators to other online educational resources.
Explore energy that comes from resources which are naturally replenished on a human timescale.
Explore energy that cannot be replenished on a human timescale (in a short period of time).
Other Forms of Energy