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.


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Go Back in Time

Grade Range: 4-12
Resource Type(s): Interactives & Media
Date Posted: 8/28/2008

In this interactive game, students will match primary source materials and museum artifacts to the appropriate time period in order to learn about the everyday lives of Americans from different eras of our nation's history.  This activity is ...


Got Ramps? Architectural Barriers Game

Grade Range: 3-12
Resource Type(s): Interactives & Media
Date Posted: 6/10/2008

This activity will help students understand how polio affected the lives of Americans throughout the 20th century. Got Ramps? illustrates the changes in architectural barriers between 1955 and 2005, before and after the Architectural Barriers Act ...


Gouverneur Warren's Expedition

Grade Range: 4-12
Resource Type(s): Interactives & Media, Primary Source
Date Posted: 9/9/2008

Join Gouverneur Warren on his 1856 expedition into the American frontier and identify the specimens he sent back to the Smithsonian for study and classification in this interactive activity. Students will begin by reading a letter that Warren sent...


Greenhorn Sailor: John Jea, African American Preacher and Sailor

Grade Range: 6-12
Resource Type(s): Interactives & Media, Lessons & Activities, Primary Source, Worksheets
Duration: 13 Minutes
Date Posted: 4/2/2012

When John Jea joined a ship’s crew in 1806, he was not prepared for the dangerous conditions, hard work, and preparation necessary for life at sea.  Listen to a dramatic reading of his narrative, and then study the supporting primary so...


History Explorer Podcast: 30th Anniversary of HIV and AIDS

Grade Range: 6-12
Resource Type(s): Interactives & Media
Duration: 22 Minutes
Date Posted: 6/15/2011

In this episode of the History Explorer podcast series, Curator Katherine Ott discusses the anniversary of the defining of HIV and how it fits into the history of both science and our society.


History Explorer Podcast: Backstage at the Museum

Grade Range: 5-8
Resource Type(s): Interactives & Media, Worksheets
Duration: 15 Minutes
Date Posted: 11/16/2010

In this episode of the History Explorer podcast series, students will hear from Xavier Carnegie, the Museum’s Creative Director and one of the lead actors for the “Join the Student Sit-Ins” theater program about th...


History Explorer Podcast: Conserving the Jefferson Bible

Grade Range: 6-12
Resource Type(s): Interactives & Media
Date Posted: 10/15/2011

Hear staff from the museum's paper conservation lab discuss the preservation and repair behind Thomas Jefferson's personal Bible and other paper objects at the museum in this episode of the History Explorer podcast series.   ...


History Explorer Podcast: Courtland Cox on this Generation's Greatest Challenge

Grade Range: 9-12
Resource Type(s): Interactives & Media, Worksheets
Duration: 8 Minutes
Date Posted: 2/18/2014

Freedom Summer veteran Courtland Cox discusses his work in the civil rights movement, the relationship between the work of Freedom Summer and the recent voter registration requirements, and emphasizes that the challenge of this generation of...


History Explorer Podcast: Crockett Johnson: Art and Math in the Age of Sputnik

Grade Range: 6-8
Resource Type(s): Interactives & Media, Worksheets
Duration: 15 Minutes
Date Posted: 7/15/2011

You might remember Crockett Johnson as the writer and illustrator of Harold and the Purple Crayon . In this episode of the History Explorer podcast series, curator Peggy Kidwell discusses how Johnson's mathematical artwork was i...


History Explorer Podcast: Discovering Slack Key Guitar History

Grade Range: 6-12
Resource Type(s): Interactives & Media, Worksheets
Duration: 12 Minutes
Date Posted: 5/10/2013

What do British cattle and Mexican cowboys have to do with the history of Hawaiian folk music? A lot, as it turns out. Slack Key guitar master Reverend Dennis Kamakahi explains in this episode of the History Explorer podcast series. The epis...

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