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Infinity of Nations: Culture Quest
Players earn virtual badges as they learn about Native cultures throughout the Americas, from Alaska to the tip of Argentina. Ten badges correspond to ten regions: Arctic, Northwest Coast, Woodlands, Plains, Southwest, California, Mesoamerica, Amazon, Andes, and Patagonia.
Provider: National Museum of the American Indian
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12, General audience
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Iraq and China: Ceramics, Trade, and Innovation
Online exhibit about the influence of Chinese ceramics on Iraqi ceramics and the spread of techniques and aesthetics to the world through trade with Iraq. Includes downloadable brochure from exhibition.
Provider: Freer and Sackler Galleries
Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Jamestown, Quebec, Santa Fe: Three North American Beginnings
Online exhibit exploring the international origins of the societies of Canada and the United States and commemorates the 400th anniversary of three lasting settlements in Jamestown, Virginia, Quebec, and Sante Fe, New Mexico. Using a multicultural approach, visitors learn about the virtually simultaneous introduction of English, French, and Spanish culture to this vast area and the stories of Native and European societies through 1700. Downloadable PDFs relate the themes of the exhibit to standards of learning.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Latin Rhythms and Cultural Heritage
Two lesson plans encourage students to explore the concept of heritage and their own cultural heritage through music. Students look at Roberto Clemente, who has very proud of his Puerto Rican heritage and at Puerto Rican music.
Provider: Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service
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Grade(s): General audience
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Living in the Atlantic World 1450-1800
Section of the online exhibit On the Water: Stories from Maritime America focused on the web of maritime connections between Western Europe, Western and Central Africa, and the Americas that made up the Atlantic world. Learn how Atlantic-based trade shaped modern world history and life in America. Topics covered are the tobacco and sugar trades, the Middle Passage and the transatlantic slave trade, and the piracy that plagued the Caribbean Sea and North American coast during this period.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Living Maya Time
Bilingual website devoted to the Mayan calendar, which includes middle-school lesson plans on Mayan astronomy and mathematics. The Maya themselves weigh in on the end-of-the world scares associated with the calendar.
Provider: National Museum of the American Indian
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Grade(s): 4–8
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Masterful Illusions: Japanese Prints from the Anne van Biema Collection
Website showing a number of Japanese prints known as ukiyo-e or pictures from the floating world. Kabuki actors play a starring role in the collection, whose costumes and art are captured on woodblock prints which sold very well in the 18th and 19th centuries.
Provider: Freer and Sackler Galleries
Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Mbiras, Marimbas, and You: Zimbabwean Music for the General Music Classroom
Lesson has students play and compose music with the mbira. They explore the use of the instrument in Zimbabwe as it connects with and influences history, culture, and social change. Lesson includes notations, historical background, and recordings and images.
Provider: Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Multicultural Make-a-Book
Downloadable PDF activity sheet containing images of diverse Smithsonian objects. Includes instructions for folding the sheet into a little book.
Provider: Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access
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Grade(s): PreK–3, 4–8
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Music of the Seventh Continent
Lesson in which students learn about the culture and music of Madagascar ""experientially,"" by performing a traditional song. Includes a map of Madagascar.
Provider: Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
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Grade(s): 9–12
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