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Designing the Small Farm of the Future
Teacher-created lesson in which students consider means of “sustainable farming.” Complements social studies lessons on the role of agriculture in the development of civilizations through history.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): 4–8
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Education, Design & Empowerment: Part Two
In part two of the lesson, students will continue their research by visiting the “A Dollar a Day” website which searches for answers to the problem of poverty. Afterwards, each group shares their findings with the rest of the class.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Encompassing the Globe: Portugal and the World in the 16th and 17th Centuries
Online exhibit describing the age of discovery and highlighting Portuguese conquests and trade agreements on the Indian Ocean and in Africa, China, Japan, and Brazil. The Portuguese voyages of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries led to the first real interaction amongst the world’s peoples, creating an unprecedented interchange of knowledge, techniques, imagery, and ideas which inspired the creation of great works of art.
Provider: Freer and Sackler Galleries
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Food Mapping
Teacher-created lesson in which students analyze the “food system” in their community. They look for solutions to any ecological or social problems inherent in the system.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): 4–8
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Global Legends
Online exhibit about legendary gold coins that represent the passionate quest for gold on the American frontier. Shows how the discovery of gold, both in the southeastern United States, and later in the West, had a major effect on American ideas about the creation and use of money. This highly interactive resource allows visitors to rotate and zoom in on objects. A glossary will help visitors understand challenging vocabulary.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): 4–8, 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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Legendary Beauties
Online exhibit telling the story of how Theodore Roosevelt and the famous artist Augustus Saint-Gaudens worked together to redesign America’s money. Reveals how this collaboration transformed traditional coinage into unprecedented works of art symbolizing Roosevelt’s progressive ideals and led to the design of what many regard as the most beautiful American coin every produced. Visitors can rotate and zoom in on objects for detailed examination and a glossary helps visitors understand challenging vocabulary.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Legendary Coins and Currency Homepage
Online exhibit showing how major events in U.S. history have played a role in the evolution of it's money and how a select few pieces of currency have become important symbols of the American experience. This highly interactive exhibit includes a game, timeline, and the ability to rotate and zoom in on objects from the National Numismatic Collection. A glossary helps visitors understand challenging vocabulary.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Legendary Coins and Currency Timeline
Interactive timeline introduces a unique and interesting perspective on American history as one navigates chronologically through objects included in the Legendary Coins and Currency online exhibit. Spans the years 1652 to 1974 and includes artifacts from every era of American history. Clicking on images in the timeline will allow visitors to rotate and zoom in on objects for detailed examination.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Legendary Firsts
Online exhibit displays some of the famous “firsts” in the history of American money. This highly interactive resource allows students to rotate and zoom in on objects and includes a glossary to help visitors understand challenging vocabulary.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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