Thank you for your interest in the Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education [OML]. The OML education outreach coordinator and other staff conduct a variety of K-12 classes that use maps as the basis for a variety of units on history, geography, etc. Field Trips typically include:
OML’s Outreach team is also available to visit classrooms, clubs, and enrichment and after-school programs within an hour’s drive of Portland, Maine. The recommended time allotment for a class visit is 35 to 40 minutes. A classroom visit includes:
*Before the day of the visit, students will complete a pre-teaching activity that gives them a familiarity with some of the ideas, images, and terminology they’ll see during their field trip. Teachers will receive the pre-teaching materials in the mail about a week before the visit.
Please use the following form to request a K-12 class. We will endeavor to meet your needs, but please be aware that OML has changing availability and competencies. We reserve the right to refuse requests.
All fields are required.