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TICHKEMATSE: A Cheyenne at the Smithsonian
Images and written information on a Cheyenne American Indian who worked for the Smithsonian Institution between 1879 and 1881.
Provider: National Museum of Natural History
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Top Reasons to Attend My School
Teacher-created lesson in which teens "market" their school to prospective students.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): 9–12
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Understanding and Using Primary and Secondary Sources in History
Lesson on the correct use of primary and secondary sources. A discussion and writing assignment will explain how primary sources are used and what they can and cannot offer in comparison to secondary sources. This activity is part of the online exhibit The Star Spangled Banner: The Flag that Inspired the National Anthem. Targets grades 6-8.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): 4–8
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Whales, Dolphins, Porpoises, and Whaling Bibliography
Current references and classic works on cetology. Divided into sections with technical information, popular literature, and bibliographies. Includes references for young children and reading list on whaling.
Provider: National Museum of Natural History
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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What Should a Playground Look Like?
Teacher-created lesson in which young students design a playground that would "allow for opportunities to share, take turns, listen, and talk."
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): General audience
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When the Rain Sings
Lesson plan suggesting ways to incorporate the book When the Rain Sings: Poems by Young Native Americans in language arts studies. The poems (in the form of dialogues between objects, photographs, and the written word) demonstrate the importance of imagery in storytelling. Students may examine thematic connections or respond with creative writing exercises.
Provider: National Museum of the American Indian
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Whose Shoes?
Activity exploring the meaning of objects. Students conduct research on the history of shoes and write an imaginary story about a pair of shoes.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): PreK–3
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Wildlife Pictures Bibliography
List of resources for pictures of wildlife. Identifies groups that sell or loan wildlife images, short description of services, and contact information.
Provider: National Museum of Natural History
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Grade(s): PreK–3, 4–8, 9–12
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Wolastoqewiyik Education Guide (9-12)
Education guide focusing on the First Nations community of New Brunswick, Canada. Includes four lessons on journalism through creating a newspaper on the Wolastoqewiyik, oral traditions, relationships between humans and the natural world, and history as seen through seasons.
Provider: National Museum of the American Indian
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Grade(s): 9–12
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Wonder Bound: Rare Books on Early Museums
Exhibit of books discussing the collection, exhibition, and preservation habits of early museums, galleries, and their libraries. Includes enlarged images of many resources.
Provider: Smithsonian Institution Libraries
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Grade(s): General audience
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Write a Letter
Online activity for creating personal stationery using images from the National Postal Museum.
Provider: National Postal Museum
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Grade(s): General audience
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Writing the Kindergarten Constitution
Teacher-created lesson in which kindergarteners vote on the best solution to a class problem.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): PreK–3
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Written in Stone: Inscriptions from the National Museum of Saudi Arabia
Examines 54 museum objects that bear ancient inscriptions. Discusses reason and content for carved writing. Includes images in color, black/white, and line drawings, as well as background essay and interpretations.
Provider: National Museum of Natural History
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Grade(s): 9–12
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www.me.com
Activity in which students create an autobiographical comic book or graphic novel to go on a blog Web site.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): 4–8
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Your School, Your Future
Unit of teacher-created design lessons in which students look at their role as "users" of the school environment.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): 4–8
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