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Make Some Noise
January 30, 2019

As we enter Black History Month, it’s important to spend time recounting the events of the civil rights movement. The Newseum has a variety of online and onsite resources students can use to draw connections to historic and modern civil rights battles, including hundreds of free online historical newspapers, videos, and lesson plans. From Martin […]

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U.S. Civil Rights Trail: An Essential Journey
January 22, 2019

The fight for American civil rights spanned decades, cities and states—from Topeka, Kansas, all the way to Washington, D.C. The U.S. Civil Rights Trail allows student groups to chart the course of the movement and embark on a journey of meaningful discovery while ensuring the true stories that changed history are never lost. With more than 100 […]

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Become the Detective!
January 22, 2019

Students can step into the world of comedy at Sleuths Mystery Dinner Shows, where they’ll become the detective and put their problem-solving skills to work to solve a crime—and have major amounts of fun. This live, interactive theater experience will immerse students in a hilarious whodunit storyline, all while enjoying a delicious meal and dessert. […]

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An Immersive Historical Experience Just Got an Upgrade
January 22, 2019

The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum’s Kamikaze exhibit is an immersive multimedia experience that transports visitors back to November 25, 1944, when Intrepid was struck by two kamikaze planes during World War II. Now, thanks to a $420,000 grant from the Daniels Fund, the exhibit will be able to reach more students than ever before. Not […]

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5 Cool Learning Opportunities in Pennsylvania
January 16, 2019

Pennsylvania played a vital geographic and strategic role in holding together the states of the newly formed Union in early America. Today, the state continues to be of key importance to the social, economic and political development of the United States. Learn all about the ways you can extend these lessons to your students while […]

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