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Teaching Historical Inquiry with Objects

Join this new online course for strategies to apply the skills of the C3 Framework for Social Studies to your classroom using Smithsonian resources.

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American Indian Heritage Month

Explore the culture of the Plains Indians and more with these resources. 

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Featured Artifact

Edison's "New Year's Eve" Lamp

Thomas Edison used this carbon-filament bulb in the first public demonstration of his most famous invention, the first practical electric incandescent lamp, which took place...


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