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Slavery in the Beginning: Creating a Virtual Museum

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Social studies learners explore slavery in the American colonies from 1607 to the Revolutionary War. In groups, they explore a PBS website and a virtual museum. Using these websites and other online resources, learners create their own...
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A Tale of Two Field Trips

For Students 4th - 6th
In this museum worksheet, students read about visiting a museum and a virtual museum and answer multiple choice questions about them. Students complete 3 questions.
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Museum of Computer Technology

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils research the five generations of computing devices and computer inventors, and create a virtual museums.
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Digital Field Trip Report

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students create a series of guided tours through a museum, creating a virtual museum for others to acess using audio, images, and an iPod. Their reflections serve as a way to allow other students that are unable to attend the field trip...
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The Northern Renaissance

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Differentiating between Northen European art and Italian art, these slides detail the intricacies of art during the Renaissance. The presentation features Flemish, French, German, and English art, as well as the art of Austria, Spain,...
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Virtual Museum of Musical Instruments

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students incorporate elements of photo composition and demonstrate how to upload digital pictures to the computer. They create their own instrument utilizing resources from home as well as specialized music hardware. They participate in...
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A Virtual Museum of the Mojave Desert

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students study deserts and the plants, animals, and people who inhabit them. In groups, they create their own stories about the inhabitants of the Mojave desert.
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Virtual Museum

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders create online exhibits in Web page format based on a topic they have chosen and researched in textbooks, classroom discussions and the school library. Students learn about the concepts of viability in selecting research...
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A Child's Place in Time and Space

For Teachers 1st
First graders visit each room of an online virtual museum in order to study transportation in the United States through time.
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Virtual Museum

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders explore various time-periods in American history. They select important events, people, places, and artifacts to explore. Students present their information to the class using PowerPoint.
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Native American Culture: The Light in the Forest

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders read the novel, The Light in the Forest. They work in groups to research and create artifacts for a Native American Living Museum. They complete a Powerpoint presentation of their virtual museum to classmates.
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Virtual Ellis Island Museum Unit: Final Reports

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students write reports of their research findings to be shared with friends and families. They develop their reports into web pages for publication on the Internet.
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Saint John: Harboring the World

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders write an invitation letter to potential immigrants to St. John, New Brunswick, Canada. Using internet research, 6th graders gather information from a virtual museum exhibit highlighting the positive reasons to move to St....
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Art and Careers

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study and inquire what museum curators do and their responsibilities of collecting, displaying, researching, maintaining, and promoting their collections. They research an art museum and choose one work of art that is their...
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From Curiosity Cabinet to Museum Collection

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students study binomial nomenclature and museum-based research. They create a curiosity box, label the objects in their curiosity box , develop a classification scheme for the objects, and create a database of all objects collected by...
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Multiple Perspectives: Newspaper Stories and Editorials

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Newspapers are the perfect medium through which to explore different perspectives in informational text. After researching the fur trade and resultant colonization, groups write a newspaper, including an editorial page, selecting one of...
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Use Google Maps to Teach Math

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Capture the engagement of young mathematicians with this upper-elementary math lesson on measuring time and distance. Using Google Maps, students first measure and compare the distance and time it takes to travel between different...
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Picasso's Art Styles

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore the life and artistic contributions of Pablo Picasso. They create a clay animation depicting one of Picasso's art periods.
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Ancient Civilizations

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders, in groups, research the culture of an ancient civilization. They use the Internet to locate artifacts that illustrate different elements of culture, write a description and analysis of each piece and present their work to...
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Made in China

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Learners create a power point presentation.  In this Chinese inventions and discoveries lesson, students view sample products that are the product of ancient Chinese civilizations and their innovations and discoveries.  Learners select a...
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International Manned Space Travel and Technologies

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students analyze elements of space travel. In this space travel lesson, students log on to Second Life and virtually explore rockets and other tools used in space travel. Students research manned space flights and discover which...
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Is it a Moth or a Butterfly?

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders examine the similarities and differences between moths and butterflies. They participate in a virtual field trip using a designated web site. They design a computer based slideshow using the information they find on the...
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Dot-Gone

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students read "Failed Web Sites Live On, Gone but Not Forgotten." students examine why some Internet businesses have failed and develop business models for successful new Internet companies.
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The San Francisco Earthquake of 1906

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Learners study the history of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake. They read a story, view photos of the disaster, and complete a comprehension worksheet.

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