Going Back In Time

This Going Back In Time activity & project also includes:

History detectives eschew that time machine and follow the paper trail to go back in time to investigate an unfamiliar object. The goal is for class members to develop their skills as historical detectives.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Have a local museum curator provide objects class members can research
Classroom Considerations

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  • Instructors must provide the objects or documents
Pros

  • The resource is filled with suggestions for how to research and where to look for information
Cons

  • Does not include suggestions for objects documents