Resources for Educators

Museum Tours

PMM is a wonderful field trip destination, where students at all grade levels learn through hands-on activities and superb exhibits spread across several buildings on a beautiful campus. Tours for individual classes, entire grades and home-school groups. Details.

Maritime History and Literacy Units

Reinforce literacy skills with high-interest units on maritime history. Designed for grades 1-5, each unit is aligned with the Maine Learning Results and the Common Core Standards and features six interactive 90-minute lessons that include art projects, games, artifacts, literacy materials, activities and resources. Rent a complete kit or have our experienced educators teach the unit at your location. Details.


Short Programs

Single-session presentations and hands-on activities led by an educator at PMM or in your classroom. Choose from a dozen programs for grades 1-5. (Can be adapted for other age groups.) Details.


Educators’ Website

Primary source materials, maritime history narratives, a searchable database, glossary, Learning Results/Common Core integration, and suggested activities for all age groups. Go to Penobscot Bay History Online.