From Smithson to Smithsonian: The Birth of an Institution

High schoolers identify and evaluate primary and secondary sources relating to James Smithson and his gift to the United States. In this Smithson to Smithsonian lesson, students also examine the debate surrounding how to use the gift from Smithson.

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Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
United States History
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
3 days
Instructional Strategies
Inquiry-Based Learning
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Year
1998
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