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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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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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Smithsonian LVM Interactive
Media archive on Latino identity. Students explore art, culture, environmental science, and more. Includes 3D games, "augmented reality," and videos.
Provider: Smithsonian Latino Center
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12, General audience
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The Life and Music of Celia Cruz: A Bibliography
Bibliography related to the online exhibit ¡Azúcar! The Life and Music of Celia Cruz. Includes books about the music and culture of Cuba, salsa, Celia Cruz, Tito Puente, Latin and Caribbean music, and lesson plans that are part of the online exhibit.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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The New Old World: Antilles Living Beyond the Myth
Photographic exhibit of the Native people and communities of the Antilles (Cuba, Dominican Republic, Dominica, Trinidad, Haiti, Jamaica, Puerto Rico) challenges the myth of indigenous extinction. Includes image gallery, video introduction, and exhibit brochure. Bilingual English/Spanish.
Provider: National Museum of the American Indian
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Grade(s): General audience
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The Pichs Collection: Exploring the History of Cuba through Postal Stamps
Webpage with an overview of Cuban postal history from the pre-philatelic period to 1939 with folded letters, stamped envelopes, and historic postcards from the Pichs Collection. A second section describes Cuban aviation and airmail history.
Provider: National Postal Museum
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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The Ways of Living, Ways of Giving Teaching Poster
Teaching poster featuring the Kwakwaka´wakw people of British Columbia, Canada. Includes lessons and activities about different value systems. Examines Kwakwaka’wakw traditions, such as the potlatch, which express concepts of wealth, values of giving, and the importance of cultural continuity.
Provider: National Museum of the American Indian
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Grade(s): 4–8
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