Students discover the role of museums. They read primary source documents about people who have visited them. They create their own exhibition with their own artifacts.
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Visiting the Western Heritage Museum
Third graders discover Westward expansion. They view a PowerPoint presentation on heritage in Omaha, go on a scavenger hunt, and visit a local museum. The scavenger hunt is used as a way to facilitate the museum experience. This lesson...
3rd Social Studies & History
Wells Fargo History Museum: Curriculum Guide
Learn about the California Gold Rush from an institution that has been in place since the early days of the American West: Wells Fargo History Museum. From domain-specific vocabulary review to group research projects, an expansive packet...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Women's History Wax Museum
Bring influential historical figures to life with a highly interactive and informative activity. Your class members will research important activists during the women's suffrage movement and then share what they have learned by role...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Looking and Learning in the Art Museum
Have you just visited an art museum? Or can you create a gallery in your classroom to visit? Pupils create an original drawing that reinforces what was learned in a visit to the art museum. They will view original art work and verbally...
K - 5th English Language Arts