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Critical Thinking Skills Through Vatican Stamps
Designed to support Catholic-school curricula, this guide to the Postal Museum’s collection of Vatican stamps can help introduce medieval and Renaissance art, Church history, Bible stories, or the lives of the saints.
Provider: National Postal Museum
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Grade(s): 4–8
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Czech Book Covers of the 1920s and 1930s
Online exhibit featuring Czechoslovakian book covers from the 1920s and 30s. During the period between the two World Wars, the Czechoslovak Republic was an important and prolific center for avant-garde book design. Includes information on the four artistic movements prominent in Czechoslovakian avant-garde book design: Poetism, Constructivism, Surrealism, and Socialist Realism. Includes selected biographies, a bibliography, and an image gallery searchable by movement, author, or date.
Provider: Smithsonian Institution Libraries
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Design a Latin American Restaurant
Lesson plan for first-year Spanish students integrates vocabulary with examination of Latin American cultures. Students research cultural practices, monetary systems, and geography as they design a restaurant, considering what kind of atmosphere and menu would appeal to young people.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): 9–12
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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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Discovering the East of China: Chinese Music in Elementary School
Unit that introduces regional Chinese music. Students "travel" through the eastern part of the country.
Provider: Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
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Grade(s): PreK–3, 4–8
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Document Deep Dive: A Firsthand Account of the Hindenburg Disaster
Online primary-source document: testimony given to the Bureau of Air Commerce’s inquiry board by a member of the ground crew. Annotated with comments by the crewman.
Provider: Smithsonian Magazine
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12, General audience
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Document Deep Dive: A Holocaust Survivor Finds Hope in America
Online primary source: the immigration records of a boy who escaped the Holocaust by hiding in a Polish wood.
Provider: Smithsonian Magazine
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Grade(s): 9–12, General audience
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Document Deep Dive: What Did the Zimmermann Telegram Say?
Online primary source: the coded message that proposed a German-Mexican alliance in World War I (and that helped to bring the U.S. into the war). Annotated with comments by historian David Kahn.
Provider: Smithsonian Magazine
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Document Deep Dive: What Does the Magna Carta Really Say?
Online primary source: a translation into modern English of the 1297 Magna Carta. Annotated by a National Archives curator who discusses the document's inspiration of the Bill of Rights.
Provider: Smithsonian Magazine
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Grade(s): 9–12, General audience
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Dream Worlds: Modern Japanese Prints and Paintings from the Robert O. Muller Collection
Online exhibit highlighting modern Japanese prints from the Robert O Muller collection. Follows the influences that nature’s animals, Kabuki theater, light, and the female form had on Japanese prints and paintings.
Provider: Freer and Sackler Galleries
Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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