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On the Interstate
Online exhibit examining the Federal-Aid Highway Act, the resulting creation of the interstate highway system, and the profound impact these highways had on American lives, commerce, and the landscape. This is the sixteenth section of the online exhibition America on the Move.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): 9–12
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A Nation of Immigrants - Latino Stories
Online exhibit presenting the stories of immigrants from Mexico, Cuba, and other Latin American countries. View objects related to the journey to America and learn about the experiences of workers in the mid-twentieth century bracero guest worker program. This page is included in the online exhibit America on the Move.
Provider: National Museum of American History
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Grade(s): 9–12
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A Streetcar City
Online exhibit exploring the impact of streetcars on American life. Electric streetcar (trolley) systems made it easy to travel greater distances to work, shop, and socialize, creating new trolley suburbs. This is the fourth section of the online exhibition America on the Move.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): 9–12
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A Tall Ship and a Star to Steer Her By
Lesson explores transportation past and present, and addresses the use of inexhaustible power sources. Students design their own water transportation using inexhaustible power sources such as solar or wind power.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): 9–12
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Air Transportation—Past, Present, and Future
Guided tour at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center exploring the evolution of aircraft that contributed to the growth of the air transportation industry.
Provider: National Air and Space Museum
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Grade(s): General audience
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America by Air
This online exhibition looks at the many ways in which the flying experience has changed through the years, from the government’s role in the airline industry to the roles of women. Includes interactive games.
Provider: National Air and Space Museum
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12, General audience
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America on the Move - Creating Stories Activity Kit
Activity kit has students use primary and secondary sources and conduct oral history interviews to construct a family immigration or migration story. The kit contains step-by-step instructions, sample interview questions, and research guidance. Can be used with the “Transportation in US history: Creating Stories – America on the Move Electronic Field Trip Part 2” included in the America on the Move online exhibit.
Provider: National Museum of American History
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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America on the Move Classroom Activity Guide
Activity guide accompanying the America on the Move exhibit on transportation in U.S. history. It delivers a variety of historical primary-source materials from the exhibition directly to your classroom. Through these documents and activities, students can build a deeper understanding of how transportation shaped American commerce, communities, landscapes, and population migrations.
Provider: National Museum of American History
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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America on the Move Collection Search
Search engine enabling visitors to browse the museum’s transportation collection, which includes more than a thousand artifacts and photographs. Searchable by multiple categories, eras, and regions. Included in the online exhibit America on the Move.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): 9–12
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America on the Move Homepage
Online exhibit exploring how American life has changed with advances in transportation technology and infrastructure. Includes an interactive collection search, thematic essays by museum staff and guest curators, interactive games, and learning resources for the classroom and home.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): 9–12
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