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The Toaster: Best Thing Since Sliced Bread

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Cultures +2 Age Levels Preschool (0 to 4 years old), Primary (5 to 8 years old)

This collection was made for a Kindergarten Class that was exploring a common object, a toaster. The class started by using a thinking routine from Agency by Design, a part of Harvard Graduate School of Education's Project Zero. The used the thinking routine Parts, Purposes, Complexities to thinking deeply about the toaster and generate questions about it. This collection provides additional toasters from different time periods to push the Kinder student inquiry further. The use of the thinking routine See, Think, Wonder also helps generate thinking about the objects.

Toaster

National Museum of American History

Toaster

National Museum of American History

Toaster

National Museum of American History

Toaster

National Museum of American History

Toaster

National Museum of American History

Toaster

National Museum of American History

Toaster

National Museum of American History

Toaster

National Museum of American History

Toaster

National Museum of American History

Electric Toaster

National Museum of American History

Electric Toaster

National Museum of American History

Turnover Toaster

National Museum of American History

Electric Toaster

National Museum of American History

Electric Toaster

National Museum of American History

The Reversette Electric Toaster

National Museum of American History

Model D-12 Electric Toaster

National Museum of American History

General Electric D-12 type 3 electric toaster

National Museum of American History

Toastrite Electric Toaster

National Museum of American History

Electric Toaster

National Museum of American History

Toastmaker Electric Toaster

National Museum of American History

Drop Down

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

toaster

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Toastmaster Toaster

National Museum of American History

Electric Toaster

National Museum of American History

MODEL-Z Electric Toaster

National Museum of American History

Kenmore "Elevator" Toaster

National Museum of American History

Carbide (Acetylene) Gas Toaster

National Museum of American History

See/Think/Wonder: Project Zero Visible Thinking Routine

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