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Collage: How Can We Tell A Story Through Assembled Objects?

I created this collection for families to do together while schools are closed. I will be making a collection a day while we are out of school. Today we will be exploring collage. The idea is for families to look at the items in the collection and consider what they see in the objects and paintings, what they think, and what they wonder. Families can also watch a video about collage from artist Mark Bradford and how make a collage from the MET. At the end of the collection I have provided a few ideas for families about what to do next.

If you want to learn more about more about See Think Wonder you can click here to see a video of a teacher using the routine in her classroom.

Ellen Rogers
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Christopher Columbus

Learn about Chistopher Columbus and misconceptions about his achievements.

dd01_10
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Christopher Columbus

Learn about Chistopher Columbus and misconceptions about his achievements.

dd01_10
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Speaking Out: Posters

I created this collection for families to do together while schools are closed. I will be making a collection a day while we are out of school. Today we will be exploring posters. The idea is for families to look at the items in the collection and consider what they see in the objects and paintings, what they wonder, and compare how they are alike and different. Families can check out the posters and consider how each of the letters are designed. At the end of the collection I have provided a few ideas for families about what to do next.

If you want to learn more about more about See Think Wonder you can click here to see a video of a teacher using the routine in her classroom.

Ellen Rogers
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jen stebbing
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CoPilotWhoDidItFirst-Hyatt

This collection was created to support an online class for elementary teachers focusing on STEM individuals as we study "Who Did It First?.

Patrick Hyatt
8
 

An Egg-cellent Return to Earth

This Smithsonian Science Starter investigates why and how spacecraft must dissipate energy when landing back on Earth, or on Mars, or anywhere else for that matter. This lesson includes a simulated spacecraft lander design challenge to create a lander that protects a raw egg “crewmember” during a landing.

Keyword: #airandspace, NASM, National Air and Space Museum

Lee Bradley
6
 

N.A.A.C.P. Over A 100 Years of Resistance to Inequality

I created this collection for families to do together while schools are closed. I will be making a collection a day while we are out of school. Today we will be exploring NAACP. The idea is for families to look at the items in the collection and consider why might it the NAACP and the fight for equality matter to you, why it might matter to your community, and why it would matter to the world, Families can learn together about the NAACP, it's history, and the people who founded it. At the end of the collection I have provided a few ideas for families about what to do next.

If you want to learn more about more about See Think Wonder you can click here to see a video of a teacher using the routine in her classroom.

Ellen Rogers
31
 

History Lab: Look into the Past

In this final History Lab of the 2019-20 school year, we will explore some fun historic images from the History Center's collections. What can we learn from looking carefully at these photographs? What do you think it would have been like to be there? Use the graphic organizer at the end to split a photograph into four parts and look even closer! 

To talk with us and learn about more historic photographs, join us for the History Lab Debrief! Visit https://www.heinzhistorycenter... and look for the History Lab section to find the registration link. We hope you can join us!

HeinzHistoryCenterEducation
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Pickin' Up Rice

In this Smithsonian Science Starter students will focus on how friction allows for students to be able to pick up a bottle with a chopstick. By the completion of the lesson, students will have a greater understanding of how friction works.

Keywords: #airandspace, NASM, National Air and Space Museum

National Air and Space Museum Smithsonian
6
 

Balancing Your Way Through Numbers

In this Smithsonian Science Starter students will focus on how to make equations and why they must balance. By the completion of this lesson, students will have a better understanding of how balance plays a key role in equations. 

Key Words: #airandspace, NASM, National Air and Space Museum

National Air and Space Museum Smithsonian
6
 

Becoming a Gardening Ninja

In this Smithsonian Science Starter students will focus on how gravity affects how a plant grows. At the completion of the lesson, students will be able to determine gravity’s effect on plant growth and how changing the positioning of the plant can influence its direction of growth.

Keywords: #airandspace, NASM, National Air and Space Museum

National Air and Space Museum Smithsonian
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Find Yourself in Hot Water

In this Smithsonian Science Starter students will focus on how air pressure affects the temperature at which water boils.  At the completion of this lesson, students will be able to understand how air pressure and elevation can change the temperature at which water boils. 

Keywords: #airandspace, NASM, National Air and Space Museum

National Air and Space Museum Smithsonian
6
 

Marshmallow Bunnies Are Exploding With Fun!

In this Smithsonian Science Starter students will focus on how the removal of air effects marshmallow bunnies and other objects. At the completion of this lesson, students will understand what it is like to be in space without a suit and what a lack of air will do to your body.

Keywords: #airandspace, NASM, National Air and Space Museum, peep, 

National Air and Space Museum Smithsonian
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An Egg-cellent Return to Earth

This Smithsonian Science Starter investigates why and how spacecraft must dissipate energy when landing back on Earth, or on Mars, or anywhere else for that matter. This lesson includes a simulated spacecraft lander design challenge to create a lander that protects a raw egg “crewmember” during a landing.

Keyword: #airandspace, NASM, National Air and Space Museum

National Air and Space Museum Smithsonian
6
 

The Science of Light and Photography

This Smithsonian Science Starter collection explores some of the ways in which light can be manipulated to create images. Students will manipulate light by building pinhole cameras, and by investigating the effects that lenses and prisms have on light.

Keywords: #airandspace, NASM, National Air and Space Museum

National Air and Space Museum Smithsonian
6
 

Bone Density Loss

This Smithsonian Science Starter Collection investigates the effects of gravity on the human body. Students will use dry corn puff cereal to model the effects of bone mass loss (osteoporosis) when sustaining injury. Students will be able to explain why healthy bones are important, and the unique difficulties in keeping bones healthy for those who travel to space.

Keywords: #airandspace, NASM, National Air and Space Museum

National Air and Space Museum Smithsonian
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DNA Extraction

In this Smithsonian Science Starter collection students will be able to see what DNA looks like at the macroscopic and microscopic scale. Students will learn the simple tools and method for extracting DNA from plant cells, and why each step is performed. Students will learn why scientist extract DNA from cells.

Keywords: #airandspace, NASM, National Air and Space Museum

National Air and Space Museum Smithsonian
6
 

Mission Patches

This Smithsonian Science Starter Collection investigates the history of the mission patches worn by astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS), and previous NASA missions. In the accompanying video, astronaut Randy “Komrade” Bresnik explains that each crew designs its own mission patch to reflect the personality of the crew and the nations they represent. The mission patches also contain visual elements related to the mission itself.

In this collection, students will gain an understanding of what mission patches are and how they are created. Students will employ teamwork to create and share their own mission patches.

Keywords: #airandspace, NASM, National Air and Space Museum

National Core Arts Standards - Visual Arts 

  • VA:Cr1.2.4a: Collaboratively set goals and create artwork that is meaningful and has purpose to the makers.
  • VA:Cn10.1.2a: Create works of art about events in home, school, or community life.
  • VA:Cn10.1.4a: Create works of art that reflect community cultural traditions. 


National Air and Space Museum Smithsonian
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Astronauts and the ISS - Paolo Nespoli

This Smithsonian Science Starter collection investigates the history of the International Space Station (ISS), and the lives of the people who have worked on it. How did the ISS come to be? Who are the astronauts who have been chosen to live and work there in microgravity for months at a time?

In the accompanying video, astronaut Paolo Nespoli talks about some of the difficulties of living aboard the ISS. He also discusses some similarities and differences between the United States’ space shuttles and the Russian Soyuz space vehicles, and what keeps astronauts busy during their time on the station. 

Keywords: #airandspace, NASM, National Air and Space Museum

National Air and Space Museum Smithsonian
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Astronauts and the ISS - Joe Acaba

This collection investigates the path to become an astronaut with NASA. In the accompanying video, astronaut Joe Acaba tells us about his path from starry-eyed young boy, to classroom teacher, to spacebound astronaut. He discusses what inspired him to pursue this career, and imagines what the future might still have in store for him. Students will consider what might motivate them to participate in spaceflight, and what practical steps they would need to take to achieve that goal.

Keywords: #airandspace, NASM, National Air and Space Museum

National Air and Space Museum Smithsonian
6
 

Hygiene in Space

This collection looks at how astronauts deal with their hygiene in space and connects this with hygiene on Earth when faced with limited resources.


1.2.1        Identify that healthy behaviors impact personal health.

1.5.1        Describe the relationship between healthy behaviors and personal health.

1.8.1        Analyze the relationship between healthy behaviors and personal health.

1.12.3       Analyze how environment and personal health are interrelated.


National Air and Space Museum Smithsonian
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Subject: Buses and Bus stops

#nmahphc

This is a selection of photographs from the Photographic History Collection that relates to bus and bus stops.

For additional images, search collections.si.edu.

Keywords (subject): bus, bus stop, interior, exterior, destination indicator, transportation, buses designed to live in, hippie buses, public transportation, segregation, waiting for a bus, rider, Greyhound, city bus, Ken Kesey Further, country music, music industry, bands, music park, Atlanta, San Francisco, American Southwest, New Mexico

Keywords (photography): Mark James Powers, Lisa Law, Roy Zalesky, Henry Horenstein, color photography, gelatin silver print, photojournalism, fine art photography, documentary photography, reportage

NMAH Photographic History Collection
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Puffy Head, Chicken Legs

The Pufffy Head, Chicken Legs Smithsonian Science Starter Collection 

Students will investigate the effects of gravity on the human body. 

Students will make direct observations on their bodies in upright and prone positions, and consider the long-term effects.

Keywords: #airandspace, NASM, National Air and Space, 

National Air and Space Museum Smithsonian
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