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Building a Sod House
Online activity asking players to attempt to build a sod house by making choices regarding the construction of their house. Too many wrong answers and the house will collapse! This activity will help players understand the challenges settlers faced while trying to survive on the open prairie.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): All grades
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Delivering the Goods
Online exhibit showing how the completion of transcontinental railroads in the 19th century changed American agricultural practices. Railways linked farms to the wider commercial world by making it possible to ship food farther and faster before it spoiled. This is the third section of the online exhibition America on the Move.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): 9–12
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Going Global
Online exhibit looking at globalization in America. Discover how fast and inexpensive shipping, near-instantaneous communication, the spread of multinational corporations, and the mass migration of people looking for work have fueled America's global sensibility. This is the eighteenth section of the online exhibition America on the Move.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): 9–12
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Homespun: The Indian American Heritage Project
Main website for the Smithsonian’s Indian American Heritage Project, an initiative to create an exhibit chronicling the story of immigrants from India and their descendants in America. See news, events, videos, related sites, and updates.
Provider: Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Program
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Grade(s): All grades
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Immigration, Migration, and How We Got There - Electronic Field Trip Part 1
Video taking students on an electronic field trip to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History. Curators take students through the America on the Move exhibit on transportation in U.S. history. Examine the impact of immigration and migration and the influence of various forms of transportation on American history.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): 4–8
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Life in a Sod House Homepage
Parent's guide with recommended readings and hands-on activities designed to teach children about life on the prairie and in sod houses. This type of life became prevalent after the 1862 Homestead Act, which offered free land to those willing to settle on the frontier.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): PreK–3
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Living in the Atlantic World 1450-1800
Section of the online exhibit On the Water: Stories from Maritime America focused on the web of maritime connections between Western Europe, Western and Central Africa, and the Americas that made up the Atlantic world. Learn how Atlantic-based trade shaped modern world history and life in America. Topics covered are the tobacco and sugar trades, the Middle Passage and the transatlantic slave trade, and the piracy that plagued the Caribbean Sea and North American coast during this period.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Making a New Life in the United States
Portion of the Latino Art and Culture module taking a close look at the art and culture of Puerto Rican Americans, Mexican Americans, and Cuban Americans. Bilingual English/Spanish.
Provider: Smithsonian American Art Museum
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Grade(s): PreK–3, 4–8, 9–12
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Pilgrims Pride
Lesson in which students use the book Molly's Pilgrim by Barbara Cohen to learn about modern-day immigrants as pilgrims.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): PreK–3, 4–8
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Portrature Now: Asian American Portraits of Encounter
Exhibition displays the diversity of contemporary Asian American identity. Portraits offer representations against and beyond the stereotypes that have long obscured the complexity of being Asian in America.
Provider: Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Program
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Grade(s): 9–12
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