HISTORY Offers Opportunities for Teacher & Student Innovations—Register Now
HISTORY has developed an extensive education outreach program connected to America The Story of Us, including curriculum guides, contests, and a live webcast. We are pleased to be working with the President’s Committee for the Arts and the Humanities and the Institute of Museum and Library Services on library and student contests. A contest for teachers to submit innovative lesson plans is also underway! Enter now—deadlines are May 14 for teachers and May 28 for students
HISTORY is also pleased to present a free live webcast with the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History on Thursday, May 6th at 12 noon ET. The webcast will feature artifacts from the Smithsonian’s collection with background context provided by one of the museum’s curators. A panel of historians will discuss the role of invention and innovation in American history, a central theme in the series, America The Story of Us. The panelists will also answer questions from students via email, video tape, and a live studio audience. Register for this free webcast today! Send us your name, school name and address, your email address, and the name of your cable provider to firstname.lastname@example.org. After sending us your info to register all you need to do is log on to view the webcast via streaming video on May 6th at 12pm/11c, at http://www.history.com/classroom
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America The Story of Us is an exciting 12 part series premiering on HISTORY Sundays 9/8c through Memorial Day. Each episode focuses on the ways everyday Americans harnessed technology to advance human progress, from the early colonies through the moon landing. This epic series is enhanced with computer generated imagery features commentary from historians and notable personalities. America The Story of Us will be excellent for professional development and is appropriate for 6th grade students and up.
America The Story of Us
Sundays at 9/8c