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      • Thumb image for Artifact & Analysis: A Teachers Guide to Interpreting Objects and Writing HistoryResource Type: Website / HyperLink

        Artifact & Analysis: A Teachers Guide to Interpreting Objects and Writing History

        Grades: 9 to 12
        Subjects: No subjects selected.
        Presents a strategy for incorporating historical artifacts and documents into the teaching of U.S. history. Designed as a compan...
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        Collecting Their Thoughts: Telling Your Story

        Grades: 4 to 12
        Subjects: No subjects selected.
        Students tell a story from the point of view of someone who lived in a time depicted in a museum exhibition.
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        Collecting Their Thoughts: Telling a Paintings Story

        Grades: 4 to 12
        Subjects: No subjects selected.
        Lesson plans call upon students to express their unique responses to art by writing essays inspired by paintings in a museum.
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        El Rio: Do-Your-Own Exhibition

        Grades: 4 to 12
        Subjects: Geography
        Students create a museum exhibition in this lesson, which addresses culture and environment in the Rio Grande/Río Bravo Basin. T...
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      • Thumb image for Who Was James Smithson? —From Smithson to Smithsonian Classroom ActivitiesResource Type: Document

        Who Was James Smithson? —From Smithson to Smithsonian Classroom Activities

        Grades: 9 to 12
        Subjects: United States History, Science, History-Social Science
        Lesson plan. Learn of the circumstances surrounding James Smithson's generous gift to the United States and examine primary sour...
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      • Thumb image for Collecting Their Thoughts: Creating a Classroom MuseumResource Type: Website / HyperLink

        Collecting Their Thoughts: Creating a Classroom Museum

        Grades: 4 to 12
        Subjects: No subjects selected.
        Students sharpen their information-gathering, organizational, and problem-solving skills by building their own museum exhibition...
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      • Thumb image for The Voices of Voting: How Do We Judge Design? (4-8)Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

        The Voices of Voting: How Do We Judge Design? (4-8)

        Grades: 4 to 8
        Subjects: English-Language Arts
        This lesson examines the parameters of the voting process in the annual People’s Design Award. Students use a discerning eye to ...
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      • Thumb image for Art to Zoo:  Celebrating the Smithsonian's Birthday (1996)Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

        Art to Zoo: Celebrating the Smithsonian's Birthday (1996)

        Grades: PS/Pre-K to 3
        Subjects: United States History, History-Social Science
        Lesson plan commemorating the Smithsonian Institution's 150th birthday. Students exercise writing skills as they discuss what th...
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      • Thumb image for The Voices of Voting: How Do We Judge Design? (9-12)Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

        The Voices of Voting: How Do We Judge Design? (9-12)

        Grades: 9 to 12
        Subjects: English-Language Arts
        This lesson examines the parameters of the voting process in the annual People’s Design Award. Students use a discerning eye to ...
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      • Thumb image for Arago: People, Postage, and the PostResource Type: Website / HyperLink

        Arago: People, Postage, and the Post

        Grades: No grades selected.
        Subjects: Visual Arts & Performing Arts, Visual Arts
        Website with resources on philately and postal operations offers tools for searching the Postal Museum’s collections, creating v...
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        From Smithson to Smithsonian

        Grades: No grades selected.
        Subjects: United States History, Science, History-Social Science
        Online exhibition focusing on James Smithson, the English scientist who bequeathed his fortune to the United States to create th...
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      • Thumb image for Freer and Sackler PodcastsResource Type: Website / HyperLink

        Freer and Sackler Podcasts

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        Subjects: Music, Visual Arts & Performing Arts, Visual Arts
        Audio site with Asian music from the Freer and Sackler concert series, Radio Asia from Smithsonian Folkways Records, curatorial ...
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