Sports: Breaking Records, Breaking Barriers

Grade Range: 3-12
Resource Type(s): Reference Materials
Date Posted: 8/8/2008

This online exhibition highlights artifacts from the Smithsonian's sports collection, and will introduce students to the pioneering men and women who dominated their sports; championed their country, race, or sex; and helped others to achieve. Both on and off the playing field, these undaunted individuals broke records for themselves and broke barriers for us all. Sports: Breaking Records, Breaking Barriers portrays athletes from more than a dozen sports. 

National Standards

Historical Thinking Standards (Grades K-4)

Standards in History (Grades K-4)

United States History Standards (Grades 5-12)

Historical Thinking Standards (Grades 5-12)