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Smithsonian's History Explorer

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Resource:Smithsonian's History Explorer
Provider:Smithsonian National Museum of American History
Summary:Age Range: All (All grades, children with parental supervision). Explore American history with the hundreds of lesson plans, activities, interactives, media and much more available at this website from the Smithsonian National Museum of American History.
Description:The homepage highlights featured topics, artifacts and resources. Visitors can use the search box on the right-hand side of the page to search for their topical interest which can easily be further refined by resource type, grade level, historical era, and/or cross-curricular connections. Once the list of resources populates, make your selection, review the information about the resource, then select the "Get Resource" button to access the material. Please note that some of the units bring you to an outside website while others are located on the Smithsonian site, so as always be sure to preview prior to allowing students to use this site.

Visitors can also choose to browse content using the upper menu to locate resources by:
  • Lessons & Activities Search for specific lessons and activities to support your students' learning.

  • Media Explore relevant audio, video and interactive resources.

  • Museum Artifacts Browse collections to use for object-based learning.

  • Themes Dig deeper into resources focused on a major theme in American history including:
    • A Nation We Build Together
    • American Experiments
    • Protest and Civic Action, the Civil Rights Movement
    • The American Revolution and World Wars
    • Presidential History, Politics and Voting
    • STEM Resources
    • Westward Expansion
    • Immigration
    • Hispanic Heritage Month
    • Teaching with Drama
    • Agriculture History
    • And more

  • Books Check out the list of history related books to add to your reading list.

  • Teacher Resources Find help for using the site and primary sources in teaching history as well as archived webinars and more.

  • Web Links Examine additional links to other history websites.
Be sure to bookmark this website as it will be a valuable resource through all your American history studies.
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Orientation:General
Subjects:Social Studies
Teaching Methods:Online Interactive
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Ages:3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18
Grades:Pre-K,K,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12
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