Interactives & Media

A complete listing of all the standards-based educational resources that includes audio, video, and interactive resources. Many of these resources are designed to be used by the learner without help from a teacher or parent.


Search History Explorer


<< 1 6 7 821 >> Results Per Page Sort By Relevance| Title| Grade| Date| Duration RSS


First Person Account: William Christie

Grade Range: 2-12
Resource Type(s): Interactives & Media, Primary Source
Duration: 2 Minutes
Date Posted: 6/15/2010

Willian G. Christie, a Union Soldier from Minnesota, relates his disgust over prejudice against black soldiers in his unit. This video is part of the Price of Freedom learning resources package for use with the Comparing Confederate an...


FOOD: Transforming the American Table 1950-2000

Grade Range: K-12
Resource Type(s): Interactives & Media, Web Link
Date Posted: 4/9/2014

Whether convenient, fast, organic, processed, gourmet, ethnic, or local—the foods available to Americans have never been more plentiful and diverse, or more ripe for discussion. Coupled with big changes in who does the cooking, where m...


Founding Fragments: Freemason's Snuff Box

Grade Range: 4-12
Resource Type(s): Interactives & Media, Primary Source
Date Posted: 2/5/2014

A short video, this one is great as a lesson opener! "Freemason's Snuff Box " is the second episode in the NMAH webseries "Founding Fragments." Join host Tory Altman for a behind-the-scenes look at some of our most intriguing and littl...


Founding Fragments: Ken Kesey's Acid Test Signboard

Grade Range: 8-12
Resource Type(s): Interactives & Media, Primary Source
Duration: 5 Minutes
Date Posted: 2/18/2014

This short video is a great lesson opener on the 1950s and 60s and post-WW2 America. "Ken Kesey's Acid Test Signboard" is the third episode in the NMAH webseries "Founding Fragments." Join host Tory Altman for a behind-the-scenes look at som...


Founding Fragments: NEw Mexico Hide Painting

Grade Range: K-12
Resource Type(s): Interactives & Media, Primary Source
Date Posted: 2/25/2014

  Our Founding Fragments video series gets up close and personal with historical treasures in the collection of the National Museum of American History. This is our fifth episode in the series, and in it...


Founding Fragments: Political Comic Books

Grade Range: 4-12
Resource Type(s): Interactives & Media, Primary Source
Duration: 7 Minutes
Date Posted: 2/5/2014

A short video, this one is great as a lesson opener! "Political Comic Books" is the fourth episode in the NMAH webseries "Founding Fragments." Join host Tory Altman for a behind-the-scenes look at some of our most intriguing and little-known...


Founding Fragments: Star-Spangled Souvenirs

Grade Range: 4-12
Resource Type(s): Interactives & Media, Primary Source
Duration: 5 Minutes
Date Posted: 2/4/2014

A short video, this one is great as a lesson opener! "Star-Spangled Souvenirs" is the first episode in the NMAH webseries "Founding Fragments." Join host Tory Altman for a behind-the-scenes look at some of our most intriguing and little-known obje...


From Many, One: Maria Isabel Solis Thomas, Shipyard Worker

Grade Range: 6-12
Resource Type(s): Interactives & Media, Lessons & Activities, Primary Source, Worksheets
Duration: 12 Minutes
Date Posted: 4/6/2012

Maria Isabel Solis Thomas moved across the country to work in a shipyard on the World War II home front.  Listen to her story, and then study the supporting primary sources to answer the discussion questions. This resource is part of a series...


From Segregation to Sit-ins: The Greensboro Woolworth Lunch Counter

Grade Range: 9-12
Resource Type(s): Lessons & Activities, Interactives & Media, Primary Source
Date Posted: 11/11/2009

This teacher's resource challenges students to think about the Greensboro Woolworth's lunch counter and it's importance to the Civil Rights movement. It includes a preliminary activity intended to introduce student...


Full Steam to Freedom

Grade Range: K-6
Resource Type(s): Lessons & Activities, Reference Materials, Interactives & Media
Duration: 160 Minutes
Date Posted: 3/18/2011

Robert Smalls was born a slave in South Carolina, but made a daring escape to freedom on the ship CSS Planter and joined the Union in fighting to end slavery in America. By using this OurStory module, children and adults can enjoy exploring one as...

<< 1 6 7 821 >> Results Per Page Sort By Relevance| Title| Grade| Date| Duration RSS

FILTER RESOURCES BY:

Grade




Resource Type







Historical Era/National Standard










Cross-Curricular Connections











Featured Artifact

Ella Fitzgerald Record

Over the course of her 60-year career, Ella Fitzgerald (1917-1996) became known to fans and colleagues as "The First Lady of Song." Her rise to international fame as a jazz...