Integrating a class trip with your curriculum boosts buy-in from both your school board and the community at large. Many of our programs' top activities pitch in with amazing and free lesson plans, classroom projects and educational resources too. Instead of spending all your time researching them, we've done the leg work for you and collected them all below!
Head to the National Resources section for hundreds of lesson plans chosen by Smithsonian educators for teachers who are doing distance learning.
Here are great resources for all themes and grades by one of D.C.'s most popular Smithsonians. There's also a great STEM-themed lecture archive to browse through.
Help your students compare and contrast four speeches on civil rights with this exhaustive lesson plan.
The New England Aquarium offers virtual presentations and at-home activities that will give you the chance to learn more about the different species found at the aquarium.
Captivate your students with these online experiences which are like interactive games but will allow them to better understand fundamental scientific concepts.
Explore this captivating website that will provide you with all the visual supports for your history programs and offer perspective and thinking material to your students.