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Smithsonian Motorcycle Collection
Webpage highlighting objects from the Smithsonian's motorcycle collection. Photographs and artifacts illustrate a brief history of American motorcycles. This page is included in the online exhibit America on the Move.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): 9–12
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Smithsonian Source: Transportation
Section of SmithsonianSource.org intended to supplement the materials you currently use for lessons on the importance of travel and transportation in American life. Includes a video in which Smithsonian curators discuss the legacy of Amelia Earhart, a DBQ on the impact of developing a Federal Interstate Highway System, and primary source documents from Smithsonian collections.
Provider: Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access
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Grade(s): 9–12
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Snapshots in Time
Teacher's guide exploring how maritime activity impacts students’ community and daily life. In this photo sharing activity, students investigate this central question by locating, exploring, and photographing evidence of maritime activities affecting them or their community. They then write a detailed description about the effects of these activities and share the photographs and descriptions online.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Stamps Take Flight
Online exhibit of selected materials from the Postmaster General's collections covering 1847 to today. Includes sections on creating stamps, air and space stamps, and rarities, as well as links to the kid’s page and bibliography.
Provider: National Postal Museum
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Grade(s): General audience
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Star Wars: The Magic of Myth
Online exhibition and virtual gallery tour of Star Wars history and artifacts. Includes further information regarding the power of science fiction to encourage children to pursue careers in the sciences.
Provider: National Air and Space Museum
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Grade(s): General audience
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Suburban Strip
Online exhibit presenting the origins and impact of the suburban strip mall. By moving commercial life out of the central business districts, suburban strips contributed to the economic decline of downtowns. As more people moved into the suburbs these shopping centers also became centers of social life. This is the fourteenth section of the online exhibition America on the Move.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): 9–12
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Systems at Work
Online version of an exhibition that traces the development of postal-delivery systems from the early nineteenth century to today. Each new system--from prepaid postage to ZIP codes to barcodes--is illustrated with a story in which we follow a letter or package from sender to recipient.
Provider: National Postal Museum
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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The Wright Brothers & The Invention of the Aerial Age
Online exhibition celebrating the Wright brothers' invention of the Wright Flyer, the first powered, heavier-than-air machine to achieve controlled, sustained flight with a pilot aboard.
Provider: National Air and Space Museum
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Grade(s): General audience
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Transforming the Waterfront
Online exhibit on the impact of using containers on the commercial shipping industry. Their use streamlined freight handling, slashed the cost of transporting cargo of all kinds, and made imported goods cheaper. This is the seventeenth section of the online exhibit America on the Move.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): 9–12
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Transportation History Videos
Three short videos provide an overview of American transportation history in three different eras: 1800-1900, 1900-1950, and 1950-2000. These videos are included in the online exhibition America on the Move.
Provider: National Museum of American History
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Grade(s): 9–12
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