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Pearl Harbor

Why this affected our Government?
Luke Shepherd
10
 

What makes a place? Memorials in the U.S.

This playlist on "What makes a place? Memorials in the U.S." is designed for self-guided learning with intermittent check-ins for  students. The learning tasks are divided over five days, designed for 30-35 minutes per day, and build on each other. However, students are able to work on this playlist at their own pace. They will engage with visual, video, and written texts. Students have the option to complete the tasks online by connecting through Google classroom or print word doc versions of each formative and summative assessments for work offline. By the end of the week, students will create a work of art. 

  • Formative assessments are represented by a chevron (Learning Task and Learning Check In).
  • Summative assessments are represented by a circle (Final Task).
  • Word doc versions of all formative and summative assessments are in the tiles immediately after the digital versions. 


Stephanie Hammer
39
 

Subject: Baseball

#nmahphc

This is a selection of photographs from the Photographic History Collection related to baseball and baseball players.

For additional objects and images, search collections.si.edu.

Keywords: baseball, baseball player, bat, mitt, glove, baseball diamond, baseball field, scoreboard, World Series, baseball uniform, umpire, baseball team, baseball team owner, baseball fan

NMAH Photographic History Collection
40
 

Caretakers: Build a Story Activity

Work with your student to create a story inspired by an artwork. Challenge yourself to let your student take the lead!

Elizabeth Dale-Deines
18
 

Photographer: Raab, Susana

#nmahphc

This is a selection of photographs by Susana Raab.

Copyright Susana Raab.

Keywords: women photographers, color photography, documentary photography, state fair, food, Elvis, Pepsi, hot dog contest, Superman, drive through, wheelchair

NMAH Photographic History Collection
11
 

Subject: Religion

#nmahphc

This is an assortment of photographs from the Photographic History Collection broadly related to religion. The photographs were made for a variety of purposes and audiences with a variety of formats and processes. 

For additional photographs and objects, search collections.si.edu.

Keywords: church, chapel, cathedral, temple, shrine, synagogue, alter, relic, God, Jesus, Mother Mary, Virgin Mary, Amish, protestant, catholic, Islam, Muslim, Judaism, Jewish, Shinto, Buddha, Buddhist, Buddhism, Hare Krishna, priest, preacher, pastor, rabbi, imam, reverend, deacon, worship, pray, prayer, cemetery, Bible, faith, adoration

NMAH Photographic History Collection
220
 

Design It Yourself: Design a Chair

Follow the steps to design a chair, inspired by 2018 National Design Award winner for Product Design Blu Dot's Real Good Chair. 

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
18
 

Little Rock Nine

It's a collection of pictures that show and tell you information about the Little Rock Nine.
Hannah Clarke
10
 

Bridges Over Many Waters

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 bridges. 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 free Brainpop video about bridges, watch a video about the Golden Gate Bridge, and learn about Inka Empire Bridges. 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
36
 

How to Build a Car

Meredith Osborne
14
 

Immigration Policy in the Cold War

This playlist on immigration policy during the cold war is designed for self-guided learning with intermittent check-ins for high school age students. The learning tasks are divided over five days, designed for 30-35 minutes per day, and build on each other. However, students are able to work on this playlist at their own pace. They will engage with primary and secondary sources as well as visual, video, and written texts. Students have the option to complete the tasks online by connecting through Google classroom or access Google doc versions of each formative and summative assessments for work online and/or offline. By the end of the week, students will write a letter to President Johnson to demonstrate their understanding of the passing and impact of the Hart-Celler Act.

National Museum of American History
60
 

Civil rights act of 1964

This collection is about the Civil rights act of 1964, what led up to it and the outcomes which took place.
Eden Bruce
10
 

MAKE IT: This One is for the Birds

This one is for the birds! Transform an empty milk carton into a bird feeder that doubles as a work of art inspired by Joan Mitchell’s paintings.

time: 60 minutes, plus drying time | skill level: Intermediate | topic: art inspired by nature


About HIRSHHORN KIDS at home

Want to be creative at home? Bring the joy of HIRSHHORN KIDS into your home with unique hands-on projects inspired by the artists in our collection. Projects are designed to keep kids of all ages engaged and interested in exploring art and making. New projects are released every week at HIRSHHORN KIDS at home and here on the Learning Lab.


HirshhornKidsAtHome
15
 

Castle Tour

Anne-Marie experimenting in Learning Lab for future projects.

Anne-Marie Gilliland
12
 

Caretakers: Compare and Contrast Activity

Step 1:  Compare two artworks... what's similar and different? Step 2: Look closely to uncover the big idea of one artwork. How does your thinking change when you see two artworks, side-by-side?

Elizabeth Dale-Deines
26
 

Caretakers: Zoom In Activity

Zoom in on a small part of an artwork, tell stories, then zoom out! A discussion-based looking activity.

Elizabeth Dale-Deines
26
 

Picturing Community

How do we define community today? Through social media our connections with family, friends and acquaintances are increasingly widespread. And yet we are still drawn to the idea of small communities and the face-to-face interactions they promote. The artists represented in this learning lab module explore this concept through a series of related portraits of families, friends, neighbors, and various identity groups.

After completing this learning lab module, students will be better able to:

  • Identify and analyze key components of a portrait
  • Explore the definition of “community” and its relevance in their own lives.

#NPGteach

Nicole Vance
55
 

Cold War

This is for school
And it's about the Cold War
Natalie Escalante
12
 

What makes a place? Landmarks around the world

This playlist on landmarks is designed for self-guided learning with intermittent check-ins for elementary age students. The learning tasks are divided over five days, designed for 30-35 minutes per day, and build on each other. However, students are able to work on this playlist at their own pace. They will engage with primary and secondary sources as well as visual, video, audio, and written texts. Students have the option to complete the tasks online by connecting through Google classroom or access Google doc versions of each formative and summative assessments for work online and/or offline. By the end of the week, students will conduct an oral history interview and/or write a brief constructed response that demonstrates understanding of landmarks and what makes a place significant.

  • Formative assessments are represented by a chevron (Learning Check In and Tasks).
  • Summative assessments are represented by a circle (Final Task).
  • Google doc versions of all formative and summative assessments are in the tiles immediately after the digital versions. 

*Social Studies and Visual Arts standards vary by state for elementary grades. We recommend educators and caregivers consult their student and child's state standards for these two subjects.

National Museum of American History
48
 

Smithsonian Social Studies Online: What is my community and how does it fit within the nation?

What is my community and how does it fit within the nation? 

This collection contains lesson plans and resources from across the Smithsonian to help students critically examine this essential question through multiple Social Studies content areas. 

National Museum of American History
21
 

Picturing Community


Robyn Cross
7
 

To Mail a Letter

This collection includes archival photos & video to guide our study of letter writing as a means of staying connected during the COVID-19 period of distance learning.

Catherine Norton
21
 

Protests that changed america

This presentation shows how protests changed and shaped not only people but the government also that we may learn from the past so that we can see the present clearly to show us the path towards our future endeavors.

jeremiah williams
12
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