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House Keys
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In this issue educators and students to look at old houses and buildings in their community to gain insight on their community’s history and heritage. It provides educators with sketches of architectural features and explanations putting those features in historical context. The focus is on the architecture of the Victorian era.

In the activities, students use what they have learned in order to identify features on local homes or buildings. These activities also ask students to make sketches or take photographs of architecture.

Note: This is an archival publication dating back to 1981 and any supplements or suggestions for off-site education may not be available.

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Art to Zoo is produced by the Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies. Teachers may duplicate the materials for educational purposes.

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