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Communication

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Science +1 Age Levels Preschool (0 to 4 years old), Primary (5 to 8 years old)

How do you communicate? Through words? Body language? A facial expression? Explore the different ways people and animals communicate.

Subway

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Brownstone

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Museum Animals

Sorting Activity

Emotions

Sorting Activity

Animal Sounds

Sorting Activity

Alexander Graham Bell's Large Box Telephone

National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

Telephone

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Communications Satellite, Iridium

National Air and Space Museum

AlphaTel F Comfort Telephone

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Modem, Communications, Shuttle

National Air and Space Museum

Headset, Communications Carrier, Shuttle

National Air and Space Museum

Telephone

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Nokia cell phone coffin

National Museum of African Art

He, (sculpture)

Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums

18p Sign Language single

National Postal Museum

Portrait of Tendoi Demonstrating Sign Language n.d

National Anthropological Archives

Photograph showing hand writing with pen, c. 1890

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Emerson radio

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Philco Model 16B Cathedral Radio

National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

Zen for TV

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Sesame Street Sign

National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

Signs that say safe driving...

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Letter

National Postal Museum

Toy mailbox

National Postal Museum

Toy mailbox bank

National Postal Museum

Lena Horne

National Portrait Gallery

Painting of Duke Ellington

National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

Flying Horse, Sioux Indian

National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

Michael 67 (Pastor Shelby)

Catalog of American Portraits

Kate Millett

National Portrait Gallery

Mother Teresa

National Portrait Gallery

Indian Boy (Joe Archelita)

Smithsonian American Art Museum

George Washington Carver

National Portrait Gallery

Shaquille O'Neal

National Portrait Gallery

B. B. King

National Portrait Gallery

The Protagonist of an Endless Story

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Young Man with Roses

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Book

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Koranic writing board

National Museum of African Art

Ralph Rinzler

Smithsonian Archives - History Div

Robert Motherwell writing

Archives of American Art

Canon AE-1 35 mm Camera

National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

Panasonic twenty-seven-inch color television

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Sony Trinitron fifteen-inch color television

Smithsonian American Art Museum

iPhone

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Singing and Mending

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Sam Francis in his studio

Archives of American Art

Dog

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

Tabby Cat

Smithsonian American Art Museum

(Birds)

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Horse

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Lion, Male

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Elephant [sculpture] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum

33c Periodical Cicada single

National Postal Museum

Blank Postcard of a Polar Bear at the Zoo

Smithsonian Archives - History Div

Skunk n.d. Painting

National Anthropological Archives

Skunk n.d. Painting

National Anthropological Archives

Spilogale gracilis

NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Mammals Division

Colobus guereza

NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Mammals Division