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A Virtual History Trip to the Smithsonian: Archives, Images, Educational Resources, and More!

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Overview

Have you ever wished you could take your students back in time on a virtual field trip? Or have you ever wanted to explore the Smithsonian without leaving your classroom? This webinar will take you on a trip around the Smithsonian Institution Archives to help uncover both the archives and the stories behind the collections. Discover historical images, articles, drawings, and documents, as well as oral and video history collections that have been digitized so they are available to all.

Join Melissa Edwards as she shares how to find these treasures, along with examples of how to use them in your classroom. She will also explore a collection of online teaching resources for K-12 teachers provided by the Smithsonian.

Details

Status: Available On-Demand
Subject: General
Last aired on: Tuesday, December 19, 2017 @ 4:00 PM EST
Duration: 30 minutes
Credit Hours: 0.5
Categories: Virtual Learning
Tags: historical archives, historical images, history, history collections, museums, primary sources, Smithsonian, virtual field trips

Reviews (53)

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This was awesome... really learned a lot!
 
Thank you for sharing. I have been to the Smithsonian's numerous times, but was not aware of the virtual tours.
Full Member
 
Wonderful webinar!! Can't wait to use some of these resources and ideas!!
Full Member
+5
 
This is good stuff. I am passing this along to our SS teacher and Science teacher. Thank you for sharing.
Full Member
+3
 
Excellent ideas! Best webinar I've seen yet
Full Member
 
Love, love, love this
Full Member
+2
 
Great info, well worth your time. Great for several grade levels.
Full Member
+5
 
Thank you for sharing. I can't wait to take a virtual trip to the Smithsonian :)
 
Very detailed. And easy to understand.
 
Great info.
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