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Teacher Boxes

Quick Facts: 

$10.00 rental fee General Public

$5.00 rental fee (Burpee Members)

Check-out Options
Can’t bring your class to the Museum? Bring the Museum to your class!

Teacher boxes are available for pickup at the Museum! Each box contains touchable items, lesson materials, and real museum resources. Resources can be reserved by calling 815.965.3433 or completing the form below.

Available Teacher Boxes:

Bats


Bird Eggs


Dinosaur Teeth and Claws

Fossils



Minerals


Native American (special box available for younger children)


Oceans


Sensory Awareness


Trees


Whitetail Deer


Individual specimens available (encased in acrylic cubes):

Apatosaurus Skull Cast (large, heavy)


Blandings Turtle


American Kestrel


Belted Kingfisher


Great Horned Owl (large, heavy)


Prairie Chicken


Screech Owl


Songbirds (Robin, Rose-breasted Grosbeak, and Fox Sparrow in one case)


 

I.D.N.R. Resource Trunks 

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources has partnered with Burpee to offer a convenient pick up/ drop off location in downtown Rockford. Trunks are FREE to Educators in Illinois and can be kept for up to one week. The following trunks are available:

Aquatic Illinois 

Illinois Birds

Illinois Fossils

Illinois Mammals

Insects & Spiders of Illinois

Invasive Species

Nature Back Pack

People & Animals of Illinois’ Past

Illinois Prairies

Illinois State Symbols

Illinois Trees

Note: You are allowed to check out up to TWO boxes, for up to ONE week.