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Native Networks
Online information about film, video, and radio produced by indigenous peoples of the Americas and Hawaii. Includes updated information on movies, festivals, awards, etc. happening in the Native media world and links, background, and contact information for Native media organizations. Bilingual English/Spanish.
Provider: National Museum of the American Indian
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Grade(s): General audience
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Native People and the Land: A:shiwi (Zuni) People Teaching Poster
Lesson plan on reciprocal relationships with the land and how the A:shiwi people, also known as the Zuni, adapt to the semi-arid climate of New Mexico through science-based agricultural techniques.
Provider: National Museum of the American Indian
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Grade(s): 4–8
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Native Peoples of the Chesapeake Teaching Guide
Teaching guide provides information and primary resource materials related to key periods and events in the history of the Native Peoples of the Chesapeake, a story often told, but rarely from the Native perspective. It also guides students through an in-depth examination of contemporary issues. Targets grades 9-12.
Provider: National Museum of the American Indian
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Grade(s): 9–12
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Native Words, Native Warriors Lesson Plan
Online exhibit examines how Native code talkers used their languages to serve their country and to continue the warrior tradition during World Wars I and II. Contains a large collection of pictures, stories, and audio interviews/tours that follow the story of the Native American code talkers from before the war to coping with life afterwards.
Provider: National Museum of the American Indian
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Grade(s): General audience
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New Tribe New York
New Tribe New York is an exhibition featuring Native artists who work in New York City, home to the largest concentration of Native Americans in the US. These artists provide an essay, statement, and gallery of their work.
Provider: National Museum of the American Indian
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Grade(s): General audience
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New Visions: Emerging Trends in African American Art
Printable exhibition guide highlighting the work of eight contemporary artists. Includes bios and samples of the work.
Provider: Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12, General audience
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NMAI Teaching Materials
Pdfs of the museum’s education guides and teacher posters.
Provider: National Museum of the American Indian
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Grade(s): All grades
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Objects and Elders: Recovering Knowledge from 19th Century Yup’ik Eskimo Collections
In the 1870s, Smithsonian scientist Edward Nelson collected nearly 10,000 Yup’ik Eskimo artifacts from Alaska. Recently, as a result of Smithsonian exhibitions of the collections, the Yup’ik people have been creating their own exhibitions on their nearly vanished traditional life. In this webinar, Bill Fitzhugh, director of the Smithsonian’s Arctic Studies Center, discusses these events as a recovery of knowledge, which is helping to ensure that a culture and a language remain relevant and viable. He also demonstrates ways to look at Yup’ik artifacts to learn how their culture solved real-world problems in some unexpected ways.
Provider: Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Off the Map: Landscape in the Native Imagination
Online exhibition featuring Native art work in which landscape is an “imaginary construct.” Students consider the relationships between American Indians and the land.
Provider: National Museum of the American Indian
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Grade(s): General audience
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Oh Freedom! Teaching African American Civil Rights through American Art at the Smithsonian
Interactive website that offers fresh ways of teaching about the Civil Rights Movement by making connections between history and art. It includes nearly 40 artworks, from a 1908 portrait of Booker T. Washington to the “Hope” portrait of President Obama. Web 2.0 tools bring teachers together to discuss the materials and to share lesson plans and activities.
Provider: Smithsonian American Art Museum
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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On Gold Mountain
Online exhibition documenting the history of Chinese immigration to the United States from the early 19th century to today. Topics include “Chinese Laborers in the West,” “Los Angeles’s Chinatown,” and “Traditions, Citizenship, and Contributions.”
Provider: Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Program
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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One Life: Amelia Earhart
Online exhibition includes rare film footage of the first woman to fly solo across the Atantic.
Provider: National Portrait Gallery
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Program Guide for Teachers- New York City
Webpage describes educational programs available at New York City’s George Gustav Heye Center and details the museum’s guidelines regarding your visit.
Provider: National Museum of the American Indian
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Grade(s): PreK–3, 4–8, 9–12
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Program Guide for Teachers- Washington, DC
Program guide describing educational programs available at the museum and detailing guidelines for your visit. Includes teaching guide to prepare students for the visit.
Provider: National Museum of the American Indian
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Grade(s): PreK–3, 4–8, 9–12
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Pueblo Pots Homepage
Parent's guide designed to help teach children about the roles that pottery and water played in the lives of the Pueblo Indians of New Mexico. Children will learn about Native American culture by reading the book, When Clay Sings, and discover the symbolism of two modern pots in a hands-on “explore pueblo pots” activity.
Provider: National Museum of American History
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Grade(s): General audience
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Reading Baseball Saved Us
Lesson has children read information about the book Baseball Saved Us, its author and its illustrator. Includes images of objects from the online exhibit A More Perfect Union: Japanese Americans and the U.S. Constitution. Part of the “Life in a WWII Japanese American Internment Camp” resource.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): PreK–3
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Reading When Clay Sings
Worksheet on how to examine objects to explore cultures and people. Includes a readying of When Clay Sings, a book about Native American culture seen through its pottery and imagery. Useful when visiting a museum, library, website, or any location where objects are used to interpret the past. Part of the resource “Pueblo Pots.”
Provider: National Museum of American History
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Grade(s): General audience
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Remix: New Modernities in a Post-Indian World
Online exhibition presenting the artwork of 15 contemporary Native American artists, addressing themes and ideas that transcend their tribal community. The works demonstrate an identity that might be called “post-Indian.”
Provider: National Museum of the American Indian
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Grade(s): General audience
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Reservation X: The Power of Place
Online exhibition in which contemporary artists explore the connection of location and identity in relation to reserves and reservations.
Provider: National Museum of the American Indian
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Grade(s): General audience
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Romare Bearden: A Black Odyssey
Online exhibit of twenty collages by this African American artist. Homer's "Odyssey" is recast with black characters. Includes free educational apps.
Provider: Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12, General audience
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See for Yourself
Young children´s guide to the Free within Ourselves exhibition giving pointers for looking at and interpreting artwork.
Provider: Smithsonian American Art Museum
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Grade(s): PreK–3, 4–8
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Segregated America
Online exhibit showing how racism, manifested in social attitudes and policies such as Jim Crow laws and poll taxes, led to the Plessy v. Ferguson case legalizing segregation. Segregated America is the first section of the online exhibition entitled Separate is Not Equal: Brown v. Board of Education. Targets grades 6-12.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Segregated America Lesson
Lesson plan examining the condition and aspirations of free African Americans in the years following the Civil War. Students will analyze primary source documents in order to identify social factors that led to the rise of Jim Crow segregation and evaluate the effects of segregation. This lesson is part of the online exhibition entitled Separate is Not Equal: Brown v. Board of Education.
Provider: National Museum of American History
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Separate and Unequal Education-Lesson
Lesson plan identifying the purpose and importance of education in American society and why African Americans chose to challenge segregated education in their quest for equality. Students will discuss the purpose and requirements for education, compare black and white schools using photographs from the time period, and examine the concept of integration when applied to issues of education and multiculturalism.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Separate is Not Equal: Brown v. Board of Education Homepage
Online exhibit on the Brown v. Board of Education decision as a turning point in the history of race relations in the United States. Looks at the fearless efforts of lawyers, community activists, parents, and students to push the issue of equal education all the way to the Supreme Court and eventually make equal opportunity the law of the land. This exhibit will help students understand the historic struggle for equal education that set in motion sweeping changes in American society and redefined the nation’s ideals.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Separate is Not Equal: Brown v. Board of Education Web Resources
List of web resources related to the Brown v. Board of Education decision. Part of the online exhibit, Separate is Not Equal: Brown v Board of Education.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): All grades
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Setting the Precedent: Four Women Who Excelled in Business
Online exhibit highlighting four women who succeeded in business during the twentieth century. Each woman was exceptional in many respects and achieved a degree of visibility in her field enjoyed by few other women. Includes reading about the women's lives and accomplishments, short biographies of their careers, timelines, and interactive games.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Slave Life and the Underground Railroad Homepage
Parent's guide designed to teach children about slavery, slave life, and the Underground Railroad. Includes discussion questions based on a reading of the children’s book, Follow the Drinking Gourd, by Jeanette Winter, and other activities/recommended readings.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): PreK–3
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Video Conferencing
This webpage provides information on classroom videoconferencing and thematic tours of the American Art Museum. Tours focus on visual literacy, learning about history, or celebrating cultural heritage.
Provider: Smithsonian American Art Museum
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Grade(s): General audience
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Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Program
The Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Program (APAP) provides vision, leadership, and support for all Asian Pacific American (APA) activities at the Smithsonian, while serving as the Smithsonian’s liaison to APA communities. Through exhibitions, programs, research, and collaborations, APAP reflects experiences of Asian Pacific Americans, their role in U.S. history, and empowers them by increasing their sense of inclusion in our national culture.
Provider: Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Program
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Grade(s): General audience
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