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Easy PZ: Zoom In and Voice and Choice

Each Easy PZ collection includes an artwork or museum object and a recorded webinar demonstrating how to use it to develop students' skills with a Harvard Project Zero thinking routine. Supplementary resources provide context relevant to understanding the featured artwork or object.

This collection models the routine "Zoom In ,"  alongside "Voice and Choice" with a museum resource from the Smithsonian American Art Museum. #visiblethinking

Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access
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Easy PZ: Zoom In and Design Hunt

Each Easy PZ collection includes an artwork or museum object and a recorded webinar demonstrating how to use it to develop students' skills with a Harvard Project Zero thinking routine. Supplementary resources provide context relevant to understanding the featured artwork or object.

This collection models the routine "Zoom In,"  alongside a "Design Hunt" with a museum resource from the National Museum of American History. #visiblethinking

Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access
20
 

The Crisis Deepens and The Coming of the Civil War

This collections examines the final events that led to the outbreak of the American Civil War.

Thomas Gray
3
 

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

This playlist on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals 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 an argumentative essay answering one of three questions.

National Museum of American History
59
 

Special Women

This collection identifies connections between the NMAH Medicine and Science and Cleveland Women who played pivotal roles in the development of health care specialty fields.

Kimberly Lenahan
3
 

Planting earth day everyday

Intro to plants

debra sparrow
10
 

Subject: Disaster, Tragedy, and Crisis

#nmahphc

This is an assortment of photographs related to disasters and crisis from the Photographic History Collection.

Not included in this collection are war photography or September 11, 2001. See Learning Lab collection September 11, 2001 for photographs from that historical event. The Learning Lab collection, Firefighting contains many more stereoview/stereograph images of the Great Boston Fire.

For additional images, search collections.si.edu.

Keywords: disaster, tragedy, crisis, refugee, flood, fire, famine, freeze, tornado, hurricane, tsunami, car crash, airplane crash, windstorm, dam break, ship wreck, earthquake, ice pack, typhoon, tsunami

Keywords (photography): press print, photojournalism, current events, real photo postcard


NMAH Photographic History Collection
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History Lab: Objects Telling Stories

In this History Lab, we will think about how one object can tell many stories. What can we learn from the first Ferris wheel? What other objects can you think of that tell many stories?

To join in the History Lab Debrief for this collection, visit https://www.heinzhistorycenter... and look for the History Lab section to find the registration link. We hope you can join us to discuss objects and their stories!  


HeinzHistoryCenterEducation
17
 

The Bikini Atoll and Operation Crossroads: Unveiling Stories

In this activity, students will analyze photographs documenting the exodus of Bikini islanders from Bikini Atoll prior to Operation Crossroads, a pair of nuclear weapons tests and the first detonations of nuclear devices since the bombing of Nagasaki. These photographs were taken by Carl Mydans and were published in the LIFE Magazine article, "Atomic Bomb Island," on March 25, 1946.

Using two Project Zero Global Thinking Routines - "Unveiling Stories" and "The 3 Ys" - students will analyze the stories these photographs communicate about the experiences of the Bikini islanders and America's perspective on military advancement after WWII. They will also consider the perspectives presented by these photographs, in multiple contexts from the personal to the global. Additional resources (primary sources and the original article) and information on using this collection in the classroom can by found by clicking Read More ».

Keywords: atomic testing, atomic bomb, operation crossroads, bikini islands, bikini atoll, rongerik, able test, baker test, nuclear bomb, photojournalism, inquiry strategy, global competence, global competency, 1940s, 40s, 1950s, 50s, 1960s, 60s


Jane Whitmore
17
 

Subject: Farm Animals

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This is an assortment of photographs depicting farm animals from the Photographic History Collection.

For additional images, search collections.si.edu.

Keywords: farm animals, herd, flock, oxen, steer, cow, horse, pig, chicken, duck, donkey, sheep, ranch, farmyard, dairy farm, chicken coop, dovecote, plowing, farming

Keywords: real photo postcard, documentary photography, press photography

NMAH Photographic History Collection
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Photographer: Gilbertson, Ashley

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This is a portfolio collection from the Photographic History Collection of work by Ashley Gilbertson from his series Bedrooms of the Fallen. A specially designed wooden portfolio was created to hold these works. Gilbertson is a member of VII Photo Agency.

Copyright Ashley Gilbertson

For additional collections, search collections.si.edu.

Keywords: veterans, grief, death, memorial, memory, parents, young people, suicide, bedroom, domestic interior, bedroom decorations, masculine culture, masculinity, American flag, military personnel, Afghanistan veteran, Iraq veteran, photojournalist, photojournalism, documentary photography

NMAH Photographic History Collection
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Mennie, Donald

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This is a selection of works from the Photographic History Collection by Donald Mennie.

For additional images, search collections.si.edu.

Keywords: photogravure, China, architecture, sacred buildings, tombs, temple, palace, gates, memorials, farmers, wagons, commerce, tourism, gate, wall, sculpture, pack animals

NMAH Photographic History Collection
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Art for Social Issues

These artworks take a stance on social issues such as poverty, hunger, homelessness, freedom of speech, and political oppression. How have the artists combined imagery and text to communicate their message? 

Jean-Marie Galing
9
 

Culturally Reflective Teaching in the Museum

Explore how portraiture can elevate culturally responsive teaching (CRT)! Discover how art can be integrated into the classroom to create a learning environment that affirms students’ strengths, insights, and experiences. 

Components of CRT:

  • Having positive perspectives on the parents and families of students
  • Communication of high expectations
  • Learning within the context of culture
  • Student-centered instruction
  • Culturally mediated instruction 
  • Institutional policies and practices that support culturally reflective teaching
  • Teacher as facilitator

Ladson-Billings, G. (1994). The dreamkeepers. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishing Co.

Ashleigh Coren
42
 

Planting for Earth Day

Intro to the study of Plant Growth and Earth Day

amber karichner
12
 

National Parks Belong to Everyone

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 our National Parks. 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 videos about the parks as well as listen to the sounds recorded at the parks. 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
28
 

Grade 3 Slow Look at Inventions in our world

Materials and scientific thinking
Slow look

inventions

Lisa Kay Faganbrown
5
 

Northwest Coast Art Shape Review

We will be looking at artwork from tribes in the Northwest Coast. 

Look closely to see what familiar shapes you notice from last week's Video.

 Formline Art Vocabulary:

  • Ovoid
  • Trigon
  • Crescent
  • Circle
  • U-shape
Mellie Davis
6
 

Cameras and Apparatus: Overview

#nmahphc

This is a sampling of cameras from the Photographic History Collection at the National Museum of American History.  

For specific cameras and additional collections, search collections.si.edu or contact the division.

The Photographic History Collection holds a wide range of cameras, plate holders, tripods, illumination, sensitized materials (papers, plates, film, etc), printing and processing equipment, chemicals, studio furniture, and other accessories and apparatus related to picture making.

Types of cameras in the Photographic History Collection include:

  • Aerial
  • Banquet
  • Box
  • Cell phone
  • Daguerreotype
  • Digital
  • Disposable
  • Folding
  • Field
  • Film (35mm, 4X5, 8X10)
  • Gun
  • Hidden 
  • Instant/ Instamatic
  • Magic Lantern
  • Movie
  • Early Motion Picture (amateur, professional, commercial)
  • Multi-lens
  • Patent Model
  • Pinhole
  • Polaroid
  • Press
  • Prototype
  • School Picture
  • Stereo
  • Spy and subminiature (including toy)
  • Tintype
  • Tri-color
  • Twin-Lens Reflex
  • Underwater
  • Video
  • View 
  • Wet collodion

Cameras, apparatus, and/or studio furniture owned by the followed are included in the Photographic History Collection (excluding patent model associations):

  • Thomas Armat
  • J. Ross Baughman
  • Mathew Brady
  • Chester Carlson
  • William Henry Draper
  • William "Doc" Edgerton
  • Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr.
  • Tom Howard
  • Frederick Eugene Ives
  • Charles Frederick Jenkins
  • Edwin Land
  • Eugene Lauste
  • Morrison Studio
  • Samuel F. B. Morse
  • Frederick Mueller
  • Nickolas Muray
  • Eadweard Muybridge
  • Carl Mydans
  • Louie Palu
  • Addison Scurlock/ Scurlock Studio
  • William Henry Fox Talbot
  • Victor Keppler
  • Edward Weston


NMAH Photographic History Collection
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The Flu

Understanding the Pandemic
Colleen Stevens
3
 

Westward Expansion Part 2

This playlist on Westward Expansion of the United States is designed for self-guided learning with intermittent check-ins for middle 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 art, videos, and written texts. Students can complete the tasks online by connecting through Google classroom for each formative and summative assessment.

By the end of the week, students will create an original piece that an expresses an evidence-based argument that expresses their opinion how well the impacts of westward expansion align with its goals.

  • Formative assessments are represented by a chevron (Learning Tasks and Daily Check Ins).
  • Additional processing questions are included with select resources, marked by a question mark in the upper left hand corner of the resource tile.
  • Google Doc versions of all formative and summative assessments are in the tiles immediately after the digital versions. 
Cameron Mcconnell
24
 

The Flu

Understanding the Pandemic

Colleen Stevens
0
 

Cleveland Conventions

This is a collection of artifacts of Cleveland Conventions.  As a large city with access to the lake steamers, canal boats and railroads in the 19th century, and highways and an airport in the 20th to 21st - Cleveland was and remains an organizational and political hub.

Kimberly Lenahan
5
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