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Art to Zoo: The Stuff of Stories (Using Museums to Inspire Student Writing, 1994)

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In this issue, students tap into the tales stored in museums. Teachers find ideas for using museums and other community resources as springboards for student writing.

Art to Zoo: A Ticket to Philly?In 1769: Thinking about Cities, Then and Now (1990)

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Online issue that allows students to 'visit' eighteenth century Philadelphia in order to encourage them to think about communities as 'organisms.' Includes a map and a 'step-by-step' guide of the sights of old Philadelphia.

Art to Zoo: Using the Yellow Pages as a Teaching Resource (1988)

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The Yellow Pages becomes a source of activities in subjects as various as history, math, writing, consumer education, art, career awareness, library skills, and map reading.

American Indian Heritage Teaching Resources

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A catalog of web links to Smithsonian educational sites related to Native Americans.

Something to Chew On

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Downloadable PDF activity sheet. Children play a maze game and solve a rhyming word puzzle as they get to know three creatures who have reigned at the top of the ocean's food chain.

Apollo 11: Walking on the Moon

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Downloadable PDF activity sheet devoted to the 1969 moon landing. Includes a space-based word game.

Reinventing the Wheels

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Downloadable PDF activity sheet on which students examine four bicycles from the nineteenth century. Looking for similarities and differences between these bikes and today's bikes, they try to put the four in the order of their age. Clues can be found in a crossword puzzle.

Suggested Reading

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Smithsonian books selected for their relevance to various themes and their accessibility to children and teenagers. Includes great books on art, science, history, and the adventures therein.

It's Pop Culture, Kid

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Downloadable activity page that introduces the Smithsonian's collection of popular-culture artifacts. Students can design their own TV- or movie-related lunchbox.

Smithsonian Source: Resources for Teaching American History

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Teacher-selected primary sources are arranged by six topics: Civil Rights, Colonial America, Invention, Native American History, Transportation, and Westward Expansion. Includes videos, lesson plans, and Advanced Placement DBQs.
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