-SIYC as a resource for making connections with subject areas to real-life experts and the collections.
Environmental Studies Focus- Interdisciplinary lens- Thinking about Water Quality, talking to generations in Oral Histories, Offering Advice from what they’ve learned in their own advice column, Designing their own invention to help with a water issue such as purification or mobility
Inauguration, Civil Rights Movement & the Women’s Rights Movement: they are movements that span generations and are very strongly connected with life today, Cultural Heritage and Meaning of Immigration. June: we’ll look at Astrophotography and ways the MicroObservatory telescopes can be used in a variety of ways to facilitate powerful STEM learning for your students alongside the Smithsonian. Moon phases, size and scale in the universe.
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Ashley NaranjoEducation TechnicianSmithsonian Center for Learning and Digital AccessNaranjoA@SI.eduBringing the Smithsonianto You
The Smithsonian includes…19 museums & galleries, the National Zoo, researchcenters around the globe, digital resources and more!Art & DesignHistory & CultureScience & Technology
Smithsonian Center for Learning and DigitalAccess offers… Online searchable database of Smithsonianresources & lesson plans Online student-centered interactives Online Education Conference Series & archives Digital badging program, “Smithsonian Quests” Heritage Month Family Programming All Access Camp Annual Smithsonian Teachers’ Night
Upcoming Online Session!Understanding Astrophotography:Where Science and Art CollideClassroom SessionWednesday, June 12th, 20131:00-1:50PM, ESTAstrophotography Applicationsfor the Classroom and BeyondEducator SessionWednesday, July 10th, 20134:00-4:50PM, EST
All Access Camp A summer camp and monthly club for teens and youngadults with cognitive disabilities at the Smithsonian topractice communication, collaborativelearning, research, problem solving, and develop digitalliteracy skills.