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Discovery
Guided tour introducing students to famous aircraft and spacecraft through the stories of the pilots and astronauts who flew them.
Provider: National Air and Space Museum
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Grade(s): PreK–3
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Explore the Universe
Online exhibition exploring how astronomical tools from Galileos telescope in the early 1600s to the latest high techobservatories on Earth and in space have revolutionized our understanding of the universe.
Provider: National Air and Space Museum
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Grade(s): General audience
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Family Camping
Online exhibit exploring the growing popularity of family camping and auto camping in the 1930s. As more and more Americans enjoyed paid vacations and access to automobiles, many families purchased or made house trailers. This is the twelfth section of the online exhibit America on the Move.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): 9–12
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Fishing For a Living 1840-1920
Section of the online exhibit On the Water: Stories from Maritime America focused on the importance of salmon fishing to the Native Americans of the Pacific Northwest, and the communities that developed around the Atlantic cod, Chesapeake oyster, Columbia River salmon, and whaling industries.
Provider: National Museum of American History
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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From Horses to Horsepower: Studebaker Helped Move a Nation
Online exhibition tracing the history of the Studebaker company from 1852 to 1966, from wagon production to the automobile industry. Includes a timeline, bibliography and images of wagons, carriages, cars, and factories.
Provider: Smithsonian Institution Libraries
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Grade(s): General audience
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Heats Up, Shields Up: An Exploration in Thermal Protection
Reserve online for visits to the Learning Lab at Udvar-Hazy Center outside of Washington, D.C. In this program, students learn about thermal protection on spacecraft through investigations and activities. They discuss conduction, convection, and radiation as methods of heat transference. Finally, they work in teams to design a heat shield that protects a spacecraft in a simulated reentry into the earth’s atmosphere. For grades 5-10.
Provider: National Air and Space Museum
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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History of Flight
Guided tour exploring the development of flight from early balloons and gliders to modern aircraft and spacecraft.
Provider: National Air and Space Museum
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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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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Inland Waterways 1820-1940
Section of the online exhibit On the Water: Stories from Maritime America, focused on how the vast U.S. system of rivers and lakes has helped people settle the land and create communities. Learn how commerce on the Great Lakes, canals, and rivers played an important role in the development of the country and about the professions and technologies that developed to safely navigate the perils of these vital waterways.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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International Space Station Learning Lab
Science demonstration at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center investigating the cutting-edge technology and innovations of the International Space Station and celebrating the spirit of international cooperation that makes it possible.
Provider: National Air and Space Museum
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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