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America by Air

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This online exhibition looks at the many ways in which the flying experience has changed through the years, from the government's role in the airline industry to the roles of women. Includes interactive games.

Amazonia

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Website exploring the Amazon rainforest. Includes animal cams, an audio tour of the Amazonia exhibit, and animal fact sheets.

Alza Tu Voz (Speak Out): From Picket Line to Radio

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Winter 2016: Music and Migration

Allo, Monsieur! French Canadian Children’s Songs

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This unit affords teachers with opportunities to lead children in active singing games and dances from Quebec, Canada. These lessons will offer young singers and players an opportunity to listen to, discuss, sing, play games, and create.

Allez Ouest Performs at 2006 Smithsonian Folklife Festival

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Approximately 30% of Canadians speak French, and these Francophone (French-speaking) Canadians are found across the country. One-quarter of Canada's population are of French-Canadian decent, and many of them can trace their ancestry to the earliest French settlers who colonized parts of Canada in the 1600s. Francophone communities often maintain strong ties to French language and culture, including French music. Allez Ouest is a supergroup of four of the most talented singer-songwriters from Alberta's Francophone community.

All the World Is a Stage Design

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Teacher-created lesson in which high-schoolers work as a class to design a stage setting and props. Intended for a Tet celebration, it can be adapted to occasion or any production.

All the Stories Are True: African American Writers Speak

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Online supplement to the exhibition includes brief biographical information on featured African American authors and video interviews with them.

All the President's Children

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Online activity matching clues with the images of children who lived in the White House in order to learn about their lives in the presidential mansion. Part of the online exhibit The American Presidency: A Glorious Burden.

All Roads Are Good

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Virtual tour of the Creation's Journey and All Roads are Good exhibits at the National Museum of the American Indian's George Gustav Heye Center in New York City.

Alerta Sings & Canciones para el Recreo/Children's Songs for the Playground

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Acclaimed Folkways childrens' recordings with easy-to-learn songs from Latin America, the Caribbean, Argentina, and Chile. Accompanied by children singing and Latin American instruments. 20-page booklet, lyrics in English and Spanish.

Alaska Native Collections: Sharing Knowledge

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Virtual exhibit allowing visitors to explore Smithsonian collections from these Northern Natives. Digital reproductions of artifacts can be browsed by culture, community, ceremony, or environment. An interactive map tells you about the different Natives of Alaska and where they can be found.

Airplane Anatomy

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Online activity in which students help Wilbur and Orville Wright design the 1903 Flyer. They learn that this first airplane had most of the same essential parts as a modern plane.

Air is All Around Us!

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Lesson plan helps children understand that which is ubiquitous yet invisible air. Begins with a visual demonstration to illustrate the existence of air. Students then brainstorm, design, and create an invention that shows air.

Air Transportation ��� Past, Present, and Future

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Guided tour at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center exploring the evolution of aircraft that contributed to the growth of the air transportation industry.

Ainu: Spirit of a Northern People

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This online tour explores the Ainu: Spirit of a Northern people exhibit. This exhibit explores the ancient origins of the Ainu of Northern Japan and their evolving relations with the Japanese. Each room has an audio tour and highlighted objects.

Agustín Lira & Alma at the 2015 Smithsonian Folklife Festival

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Agustín Lira & Alma chronicle the experiences and hidden histories of Chicano, Indigenous, and immigrant communities integral to California’s cultural fabric. They performed at the 2015 Smithsonian Folklife Festival's Ralph Rinzler Memorial Concert, an annual event that honors the legacy of Smithsonian Folklife Festival co-founder Ralph Rinzler and his support of “citizen artists.”

Agayuliyararput: Our Way of Making Prayer

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A web exhibition about the Alaskan Yup'ik people. View native masks, lessons learned by the exhibit curator, audio and video of interviews and performances, and general information on the Yup'ik..

Agayuliyararput: Our Way of Making Prayer

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Native Alaskan Yupユ_ᆱik material presented from a Yupユ_ᆱik perspective. Highlights 27 Yupユ_ᆱik objects. Includes background essay, images of masks and costumes, and videos of performances.

African Voices

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Website exploring the diversity and global influence of African culture. Includes interactive historical timeline from pre-history to the present, an exploration of overarching themes, highlighted African art, interviews with modern Africans, a bibliography, and interactive maps.

African Vision + Highlights: The Walt Disney-Tishman African Art Collection

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This online exhibition features a timeline, an at-home activity guide, and a video introduction to the exhibition

African Savanna

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Webpage exploring the East African savanna, a dry tropical grassland, focusing on predators such as lions and cheetahs and grazing and browsing animals like zebras and gazelles. Includes fact sheets.

African Music in the USA: The Music of African Immigrants

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This webpage documents the musical influence of immigrants from Mali, Guinea, Somalia, Kenya, and other African countries. Video and audio recordings highlight the traditions and changes that have kept African culture alive in the United States.

African Music in the USA

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Historical context and cultural meaning for examples of African music and musicians in the USA. Includes music samples and videos of performances.

African Gold: Selections from the Glassell Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

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This online exhibition contains pieces made primarily by Akan artists living in Ghana and the neighboring Cote d'Ivoire.
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