Visit Your Government

Grade Range: K-4
Resource Type(s): Reference Materials, Lessons & Activities
Duration: 35 minutes
Date Posted: 1/5/2010

Find out about your local government through planning a short field trip, and then think about how you could make a difference in your community.  The activity guide also includes tips for reviewing the experience once you're back at home or in the classroom. Included in an OurStory module from Smithsonian's National Museum of American History entitled Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Nonviolence, this activity is designed to help children and adults enjoy exploring history together through the use of children's literature, everyday objects, and hands-on activities.

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