Find new classroom-ready resources, meet Smithsonian educators, and attend demonstrations of school programs and materials at the Smithsonian's annual education expo. At NMAH, see performances of the museum theater program, "Join the Student Sit-Ins" and see demonstrations of online materials including America on the Move electronic field trips.

 

Location
National Museum of American History (map)
Constitution Avenue at 14th Street
Washington, D.C.
Metro: Smithsonian or Federal Triangle

Registration
Register now for Smithsonian Teachers' Night. Walk-up registrations will be accepted at the door. Space is limited; please do not bring children or other guests to this special night for educators.

Contact Us
For questions or comments on Smithsonian Teachers' Night, please contact the Smithsonian at teachersnight@si.edu.

 

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Explore Some of the Smithsonian’s Favorite Resources:

Interactive Star-Spangled Banner
History Explorer | Interactive | Grades K-12

Explore features of the Star-Spangled Banner using this interactive flag included in the online exhibition entitled The Star-Spangled Banner: The Flag that Inspired the National Anthem. Using this interactive tool, students can click on hotspots and learn something new about the flag each time they click. They can also zoom in on the image of the flag in order to see incredible detail.

Immigration, Migration, and How We Got Here Electronic Field Trips
History Explorer | Video | Grades 4-8

This electronic field trip was designed to introduce grades 4–8 to the America on the Move exhibition. Curators and a student host visit the exhibition and examine the impact of immigration and migration on American history as well as, the role of various forms of transportation.

Who Am I? A History's Mystery
History Explorer | Interactive | Grades 5-12

In this interactive game, students select a mystery character from the Civil War and examine objects that hold the key to their identity, video footage, first person reenactments, oral history interviews, and lesson plans. This resource was developed in conjunction with the exhibition The Price of Freedom: Americans at War.

Join the Student Sit-Ins Video, Teachers Guide, and Related Resources
History Explorer | Video | Grades 8-12

Learn nonviolent protest methods in this museum theater performance, inspired by the Greensboro student sit-ins and performed before the Woolworth's lunch counter where the protest took place.