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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 (67)

 
Great resources, thanks for sharing!
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I got a lot of good ideas that link to my science and history plans. Thanks!
 
Great video !!!
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Good work
 
Nice work
 
Great video!
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What a cool webinar, really enjoyed it!
 
Well done, so very interesting.
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Great info!
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I love the Smithsonian and visit it once a year. It will be great to show my kids what it has to offer without having to actually go there. Great resource!! Thanks!!
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