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English - Fourth Grade 4.1

Adopt A Tree
http://www.baylink.org/lessons/3fr_nbg1.html

Students will discover the importance of trees by adopting a tree and observing the tree over several visits throughout the year. Students will observe the tree's seasonal changes, discover the life history of a tree, and witness a wide variety of birds, insects and mammals that live in trees. (Grades K-4)

  • Location: BayLink - State Parks
  • SOLs Covered: Science: K.4, K.6, 1.1, 2.8, 3.10, 4.4 English: 1.12, 2.9, 3.2, 3.8, 4.1, 4.2, 4.7, 5.1, 5.7
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Animals Adapt
http://www.virginiazoo.org/education.php?Content=4-6

From the wetlands to the forest to the desert, no two animals occupy the same niche. How is this possible? Adaptations! Through meeting live animals from insects to mammals, students can discover how an animal's adaptations may change throughout their life cycle and how each animal's unique adaptations help them to survive in the wild. (Grades 4-6)

  • Location: Virginia Zoo
  • SOLs Covered: Science: 4.1, 4.5, 4.8, 5.1, 6.1 English: 4.1, 4.2 Math: 4.11
  • Time Required: 45-60 mins
  • Dates: Monday-Friday
  • Costs: Cost of Program on Zoo Grounds: Zoo admission fee plus $2.50 per participant (80 children maximum). Each additional program $2.50 per person ($75.00 minimum). Cost of Program at your Facility: Travel fee (based on roundtrip mileage from the Zoo) plus $2.50 per participant (80 children maximum). Each additional program $2.50 per person ($75.00 minimum).
  • Registration: You must pre-register for education programs through the Education Department. Please fill out a registration form and mail or fax it to us. You may also register online here. You must receive a confirmation letter from us before you are guaranteed a program. Please call us at 757-624-9937 ext. 299 if you have any questions or if you do not receive a confirmation letter

Ancient Worlds, Ancient Lives
http://www.chrysler.org/programs/gallery_content.htm

Art and artifacts from the ancient civilizations of Egypt, Greece, Rome, China, Japan, India, Africa, and Mesoamerica are introduced to students in this exciting tour. Cover all eight ancient civilizations. (Grades 2 - 12)

  • Location: Chrysler Museum
  • SOLs Covered: English: 2.3, 3.1, 4.1, 5.1, 6.1, 7.1, History and Social Science: 2.1, 3.1, 5.1, 8.2, 8.3, 8.4, 8.8
  • Time Required: 1 hour or 1 ½ hours
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Art By Design
http://www.chrysler.org/programs/gallery_content.htm

Students will recognize the basic elements of a work of art such as form, line, color, and composition after completing this lively, interactive tour. (Grades K - 12)

  • SOLs Covered: English: K.3, 1.3, 2.3, 3.1, 4.1, 5.1, 6.1, 7.1
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  • Costs: $2.00 per student. Please call (757) 333-6269 or contact rsanchez@chrysler.org for information and reservations or use our on-line form to request a reservation

The Art of America
http://www.chrysler.org/programs/gallery_content.htm

Students explore the changing face of American culture by analyzing art works for form, style, content, and historical context. (Grades 4 - 12)

  • Location: Chrysler Museum
  • SOLs Covered: English: 4.1, 5.1, 6.1, 7.1 History and Social Science: 4.7, 5.3, 5.6, 5.7, 5.9, 6.1-8, 6.10, 11.2-13, 11.17
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  • Costs: $2.00 per student. Please call (757) 333-6269 or contact rsanchez@chrysler.org for information and reservations or use our on-line form to request a reservation

Colonial Life
http://www.historyisfun.org/visitus/handsonYVC.cfm

Students explore life on a typical 1780s Tidewater Virginia farm. Through cooking and hands-on activities, they learn about the economics and daily chores necessary to run a small farm, and the roles of the farm family and enslaved Africans. Click here to view and download PDF booklet.

  • Location: Yorktown Victory Center On Site
  • SOLs Covered: History and Social Science: VS.5, VS.4, VS.1, USI.6, USI.5, USI.1, Mathematics: 4.19, Science: 4.8, 6.2, English: 4.1, 6.2
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  • Costs: For 2003 group admission rates, call reservations at (757) 253-4939 or toll free (888) 868-7593.

Colonial Medicine (outreach program)
http://www.historyisfun.org/visitus/outreachvirginia.cfm

History and science merge as students examine reproductions of 18th-century medical tools and procedures. Students learn theory, the types of health care given in a typical colonial home, and the many jobs of a colonial doctor – from pulling teeth to amputating arms and legs.

  • Location: Yorktown Center
  • SOLs Covered: History and Social Science: VUS.2, VUS.1, VS.4, VS.3, VS.1, USI.4, USI.1, Mathematics: 4.19 Science: 4.1, 4.8, 6.2 English: 4.1, 6.2
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  • Costs: Cost for outreach programs is $1.00 per student within Virginia. Special rates are available for schools that also visit one of our museums. For additional information or to schedule an outreach program, contact group reservations and outreach education at (757) 253-4939, fax (757) 253-4997, or email groupreservations@jyf.state.va.us

Colonial Medicine (on-site program at Yorktown Victory Center)
http://www.historyisfun.org/

History and science merge as students examine reproductions of 18th-century medical tools and procedures. Students learn 18th-century medical theory, the types of health care given in a typical colonial home, and the many jobs of a colonial doctor – from pulling teeth to amputating arms and legs. They also make an herbal remedy to take home. Click here to view and download PDF booklet.

  • Location: Yorktown Victory Center
  • SOLs Covered: History: VS. 1, USI.1, Mathematics: 4.19, Science: 4.8, 6.2 , English: 4.1, 6.2
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  • Dates: Contact group reservations at (757) 253-4939 for further information or to book your group. Tours and on-site programs are offered 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. year-round, except Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.
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Cultures in Contact (outreach program)
http://www.historyisfun.org/visitus/handsonJS.cfm

Through role-playing, examining period illustrations, and analyzing reproductions of the English, Powhatan and African material culture, participants compare and contrast the cultures that came into contact at Jamestown. They investigate the economic reasons and other factors that brought the settlers to Virginia, and the cultural exchange of Virginia’s colonial inhabitants. Program available for youth/student and Legacy Learning group participants. Click here to view and download PDF booklet.

  • Location: Jamestown Settlement
  • SOLs Covered: History and Social Science: VUS.2, VUS.1, VS.4, VS.3, VS.1, USI.4, USI.1, Mathematics: 4.19 Science: 4.2, 4.8, 6.2 English: 4.1
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  • Dates: Program Booking Information: Outreach Programs are currently available only in Virginia. For further information or to schedule an outreach program, please call (757) 253-4939. Outreach programs are offered year-round, except Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.
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Glass Through the Ages
http://www.chrysler.org/programs/gallery_content.htm

This tour opens a window into the sparkling world of glass found in the Museum's world-renowned collection. (Grades 3 - 12)

  • Location: Chrysler Museum
  • SOLs Covered: English: 3.1, 4.1, 5.1, 6.1,7.1, Science: 3.3, 5.4, 6.7, PS.2, History: 3.1, 4.3 4.4, 4.7, 5.3, 5.6, 5.9, 6.2, 6.5, 6.1, 9.7, 9.1, 11.17
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  • Costs: $2.00 per student. Please call (757) 333-6269 or contact rsanchez@chrysler.org for information and reservations or use our on-line form to request a reservation.

Greece and Rome: From the Ancients to the Modern World http://www.chrysler.org/programs/gallery_content.htm

This program includes a Museum tour that focuses on ancient objects and later works inspired by the ancient world. At the Moses Myers House, students will explore the Classical Revival architecture of downtown Norfolk, learn about neoclassical elements within the Myers House, and create their own neoclassical style plaster ornaments during a hands-on workshop. A pre-visit classroom outreach is included. (Grades 3-12)

  • Location: Chrysler Museum
  • SOLs Covered: English: 3.1, 4.1, 5.1, 6.1, 7.1 History: 3.1, 8.3, 8.4, 8.10, 9.2 9.7
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  • Costs: $5.00 per student. Please call (757) 333-6269 or contact rsanchez@chrysler.org for information and reservations or use our on-line form to request a reservation.

Highlights of the Collection
http://www.chrysler.org/programs/gallery_content.htm

Great art from different times and different civilizations helps students better understand themselves and the world around them. This is also an excellent opportunity to introduce the Museum to them as an extraordinary community resource. (Grades K - 12)

  • Location: Chrysler Museum
  • SOLs Covered: English: K.3, 1.3, 2.3, 3.1, 4.1, 5.1, 6.1, 7.1, History: K.1, 1.1, 2.1, 3.1, 4.7, 5.9, 5.10, 6.10, 6.11, 8.2, 8.3, 9.4, 8.5, 8.6, 8.7, 8.8, 8.9, 8.10, 9.1, 9.2, 9.3, 9.4, 9.5, 9.6, 9.7, 9.8, 9.9, 9.10, 9.11, 10.4, 11.17.
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  • Costs: $2.00 per student. Please call (757) 333-6269 or contact rsanchez@chrysler.org for information and reservations or use our on-line form to request a reservation

Jamestown Settlement Guided Tour
http://www.historyisfun.org/visitus/groupprograms.cfm

Let our Foundation guide lead your group on a curriculum-based, inquiry-oriented tour of Jamestown Settlement. Students get involved with significant aspects of the English, Powhatan, and African cultures of the 17th-century colony at Jamestown Settlement. During tours, students handle reproduction objects, think about history through provocative questions, talk with costumed interpreters, and experience living history and gallery exhibits. Tours address the History and Social Science SOL's listed. Guides will cover the standards appropriate for your grade-level. Please let us know if specific standards should be addressed.

  • SOLs Covered: History and Social Science: WHII.5, WHII.4, WHII.1, WHI.2, WG.9, WG.7, WG.6, WG.3, WG.2, WG.12, WG.1, VUS.3, VUS.2, VUS.1, VS.4, VS.3, VS.2, VS.1, USI.5, USI.4, USI.3, USI.2, USI.1, K.8, K.7, K.6, K.5, K.4, K.3, K.2, K.1, GOVT.2, GOVT.17, GOVT.1, CE.9, CE.4, CE.2, CE.1, 1.11, 1.12, 1.4, 1.6, 1.7, 1.8, 2.10, 2.12, 2.2, 2.3, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 3.10, 3.11, 3.12, 3.3, 3.7, 3.9 Mathematics: K.14, K.12, 1.15, 1.17, 1.19, 1.9, 2.18, 3.23, 4.18 Science: PS.10, PS.1, PH.4, PH.3, LS.4, LS.12, K.5, K.4, K.3, K.2, K.10, K.1, ES.7, ES.5, ES.3, ES.2, BIO.9, BIO.8, BIO.7, 1.1, 1.4, 1.5, 1.7, 1.8, 2.1, 2.2, 2.4, 2.5, 2.7, 2.8, 3.1, 3.10, 3.2, 4.1, 4.2, 4.5, 4.8, 6.2 English: K.8, K.3, K.2, K.13, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.2, 2.3, 2.5, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 3.1, 4.1, 5.1, 5.2, 6.2, 7.1
  • Time Required: 2 hours
  • Dates: Contact group reservations at (757) 253-4939 for further information or to book your group. Tours and on-site programs are offered 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. year-round, except Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.
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Jamestown Settlement Sampler Tour
http://www.historyisfun.org/visitus/groupprograms.cfm

This tour led by a trained educator is designed to help groups get the most out of limited time at either museum by highlighting exhibits in the galleries and living history areas. Minimum 15 students. Tours address the History and Social Science SOL's listed. Guides will cover the standards appropriate for your grade-level. Please let us know if specific standards should be addressed.

  • SOLs Covered: History and Social Science: WHII.5, WHII.4, WHII.1, WHI.2, WG.9, WG.7, WG.6, WG.3, WG.2, WG.12, WG.1, VUS.3, VUS.2, VUS.1, VS.4, VS.3, VS.2, VS.1, USI.5, USI.4, USI.3, USI.2, USI.1, K.8, K.7, K.6, K.5, K.4, K.3, K.2, K.1, GOVT.2, GOVT.17, GOVT.1, CE.9, CE.4, CE.2, CE.1, 1.11, 1.12, 1.4, 1.6, 1.7, 1.8, 2.10, 2.12, 2.2, 2.3, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 3.10, 3.11, 3.12, 3.3, 3.7, 3.9 Mathematics: K.14, K.12, 1.15, 1.17, 1.19, 1.9, 2.18, 3.23, 4.18 Science: PS.10, PS.1, PH.4, PH.3, LS.8, LS.4, LS.12, K.5, K.4, K.3, K.2, K.10, K.1, ES.7, ES.5, ES.3, ES.2, BIO.9, BIO.8, BIO.7, 1.1, 1.4, 1.5, 1.7, 1.8, 2.1, 2.2, 2.4, 2.5, 2.7, 2.8, 3.1, 3.10, 3.2, 4.1, 4.2, 4.5, 4.8, 6.2 English: K.8, K.3, K.2, K.13, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.2, 2.3, 2.5, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 3.1, 4.1, 5.1, 5.2, 6.2, 7.1
  • Time Required: 1 hour
  • Dates: Contact group reservations at (757) 253-4939 for further information or to book your group. Tours and on-site programs are offered 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. year-round, except Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.
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Life at Jamestown (on-site program at Jamestown Settlement) http://www.historyisfun.org/visitus/handsonJS.cfm

Explore the early struggles, economic ventures and daily life in the Jamestown colony through hands-on demonstrations, such as open-hearth cooking and 17th-century military life. Program available for youth/student groups. Click here to view and download PDF booklet.

  • Location: Jamestown Settlement
  • SOLs Covered: History and Social Science: VS.1, USI.5, USI.4, USI.1, Mathematics: 4.19 Science: 4.2, 4.8, 6.2 English: 4.1, 6.2
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Life at Jamestown (outreach program) http://www.historyisfun.org/visitus/outreachvirginia.cfm

Students learn about the early struggles and economic ventures of the English colonists at Jamestown by handling reproduction artifacts of the period. They explore the reasons the English settled, the hardships they faced, and the reasons they succeeded.

  • Location: Jamestown Settlement
  • SOLs Covered: History and Social Science: VS.3, VS.1, USI.5, USI.4, USI.1, Mathematics: 4.19 Science: 4.2, 4.8, 6.2 English: 4.1, 6.2
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  • Costs: Cost for outreach programs is $1.00 per student within Virginia. Special rates are available for schools that also visit one of our museums. For additional information or to schedule an outreach program, contact group reservations and outreach education at (757) 253-4939, fax (757) 253-4997, or email groupreservations@jyf.state.va.us.

Jamestown Settlement Guided Tour
http://www.historyisfun.org/visitus/groupprograms.cfm

Life of a Private (on-site program at Yorktown Victory Center)
http://www.historyisfun.org/

Students examine a Revolutionary War private’s uniform, supplies and the contents of a typical carrying bag. They investigate the reasons people joined the Continental Army, the hardships of a soldier’s daily life and the roles of women in the army. Program available for youth/student and Legacy Learning group participants. Click here to view and download PDF booklet.

  • Location: Yorktown Victory Center
  • SOLs Covered: History and Social Science: VS.5, VS.1, USI.6, USI.1, Mathematics: 4.19, Science: 4.2, 6.2, English: 4.1, 6.2
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  • Dates: Contact group reservations at (757) 253-4939 for further information or to book your group. Tours and on-site programs are offered 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. year-round, except Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.
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Living with the Indians (outreach program) http://www.historyisfun.org/visitus/outreachvirginia.cfm

Students handle and analyze clothing, bone tools, pottery, and other reproduction artifacts of the Powhatan Indian culture. They learn the ways the Powhatans effectively used their environment and the day-to-day jobs in and around a Powhatan village. Classes also receive materials to make their own rope.

  • Location: Jamestown Settlement
  • SOLs Covered: History and Social Science: VS.2, VS.1, USI.3, USI.1, K.1, 2.2, 2.3 English: K.3, K.2, K.13, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 3.1, 4.1, 6.2 Science: K.4, K.2, K.10, K.1, 1.1, 1.5, 1.7, 2.1, 2.5, 2.7, 2.8, 3.1, 3.10, 3.2, 4.2, 4.8, 6.2
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  • Costs: Cost for outreach programs is $1.00 per student within Virginia. Special rates are available for schools that also visit one of our museums. For additional information or to schedule an outreach program, contact group reservations and outreach education at (757) 253-4939, fax (757) 253-4997, or email groupreservations@jyf.state.va.us.

Living with the Indians (on-site program at Jamestown Settlement) http://www.historyisfun.org/visitus/handsonJS.cfm

Corn grinding, hide scraping, and cordage making are some of the activities students may try in the recreated Powhatan Indian village as they explore the culture of the Powhatans. Also available: Living with the Indians Primary Program for preschool, kindergarten and first-grade students. Program available for youth/student and Legacy Learning group participants. Also available: Living With the Indians Primary Program for preschool, kindergarten and first-grade students. Click here to view and download PDF booklet.

  • Location: Jamestown Settlement
  • SOLs Covered: History and Social Science: VS.2, VS.1, USI.3, USI.1, K.1, 2.2, 2.3 Mathematics: K.14, 1.17, 1.19, 1.20, 2.18, 3.23, 4.19 Science: K.4, K.2, K.10, K.1, 1.1, 1.5, 1.7, 2.1, 2.5, 2.7, 2.8, 3.1, 3.10, 3.2, 4.2, 4.8, 6.2 English: K.3, K.2, K.13, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 3.1, 4.1, 6.2
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Managing our Environment
http://www.virginiazoo.org/education.php?Content=4-6

Our environment is a delicate balance of plants, animals and people all dependant upon the others for survival. Local, state and federal governments have roles in managing our natural resources, but we must be responsible too. While touring our new African exhibit, your class will discover how governments are trying to protect the last great wilderness and how their decisions affect the local people and animals. They will also learn what organizations like the zoo are doing to help and to also protect our own local wildlife.

  • Location: Virginia Zoo
  • SOLs Covered: Mathematics: 4.11, 4.19, 5.11, 5.17, 6.10, 6.17 Science: 4.1, 4.5, 4.8, 6.1, 6.11, 6.2 English: 4.1, 4.2, 5.1, 6.2
  • Time Required: 45-60S mins.
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  • Costs: *This class is limited to 30 students at a time.

Mythology in Art
http://www.chrysler.org/programs/gallery_content.htm

Mythological stories combined with great art create lively references to the gods and goddesses of the ancient worlds. Follow their antics from ancient times right into the present! (Grades 2 - 12)

  • Location: Chrysler Museum
  • SOLs Covered: English: 2.3, 3.1, 4.1, 5.1, 6.1, 7.1, History and Social Science: 2.1, 3.1, 8.2, 8.3, 8.4, 8.8, 8.10, 10.4
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  • Costs: $2.00 per student. Please call (757) 333-6269 or contact rsanchez@chrysler.org for information and reservations or use our on-line form to request a reservation

Market Days
http://www.chrysler.org/programs/house_content.htm

At the Moses Myers and Willoughby-Baylor Houses students may try their hand at a variety of early 19th-century activities, including candle dipping, period entertainment and games. Living History characters from the 19th century populate the houses during this lively program. A pre-visit classroom outreach is included. (Grades 3 - 5)

  • Location: Moses Myers and Willoughby-Baylor House Programs
  • SOLs Covered: English: 3.1, 4.1, 5.1, History and Social Science: 3.4, 4.1, 4.4, 4.7, 5.6, 5.9
  • Time Required: 2 hours
  • Dates: Call for availability in April and May. Please call (757) 333-6269 or contact rsanchez@chrysler.org for information and reservations.
  • Costs: $9.00 per student

Norfolk 1812
http://www.chrysler.org/programs/house_content.htm

Students explore the daily life of the Myers family in Federal-era Norfolk, then dip their own candle in this program. A pre-visit classroom outreach is included. (Grades 4 - 5)

  • Location: Moses Myers and Willoughby-Baylor House Programs
  • SOLs Covered: English: 4.1, 5.1, Science: 4.5, 4.8, 5.1, 5.6, History and Social Science: 4.1, 4.4, 4.7, 5.6, 5.9
  • Time Required: 1 ½ hours
  • Dates: Please call (757) 333-6269 or contact rsanchez@chrysler.org for information and reservations.
  • Costs: $4.00 per student 

Produce, Consume & Decompose
http://www.virginiazoo.org/education.php?Content=4-6

Are you responsible for the missing link? Plants and animals interact in an amazing way to form food webs, but one missing link in a food chain is enough for the whole web to come crashing down! Children will meet live animals and start to discover the role producers, consumers and decomposers play in this intricate web of life. (Grades 4-6)

  • Location: Virginia Zoo
  • SOLs Covered: Science: 4.1, 4.4, 4.5, 5.1, 6.1, 6.9 English: 4.1, 4.2, 5.1, 6.2
  • Time Required: 45-60 mins
  • Dates: Monday-Friday
  • Costs: Cost of Program on Zoo Grounds: Zoo admission fee plus $2.50 per participant (80 children maximum). Each additional program $2.50 per person ($75.00 minimum). Cost of Program at your Facility: Travel fee (based on roundtrip mileage from the Zoo) plus $2.50 per participant (80 children maximum). Each additional program $2.50 per person ($75.00 minimum).
  • Registration: You must pre-register for education programs through the Education Department. Please fill out a registration form and mail or fax it to us. You may also register online here. You must receive a confirmation letter from us before you are guaranteed a program. Please call us at 757-624-9937 ext. 299 if you have any questions or if you do not receive a confirmation letter.

Revolutionary Virginia
http://www.historyisfun.org/visitus/handsonYVC.cfm

Participants form cooperative-learning history teams to analyze primary sources and reproduction artifacts as they seek answers about the lives of ordinary 18th-century Virginians. Program available for youth/student groups. Click here to view and download PDF booklet.

  • Location: Yorktown Victory Center
  • SOLs Covered: History and Social Science: VS.5, VS.1, USI.6, USI.1, Mathematics: 4.19 , Science: 4.2, 6.2, English: 4.1, 6.2
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  • Dates: Contact group reservations at (757) 253-4939 for further information or to book your group. Tours and on-site programs are offered 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. year-round, except Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.
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Sachets and Nosegays
http://www.baylink.org/lessons/3fr_cmus-sachet.html

To teach students history through hands-on creation of herbal sachets. This workshop will teach students the historical uses of flowers and herbs by allowing the students to create a sweet-smelling mixture of dried flowers and herbs which they will tie up in a muslin sack. This program will give students a greater appreciation of the uses of herbs and flowers during the colonial and Federal periods. (Grades 2-5)

  • Location: Chrysler Museum of Art
  • SOLs Covered: History: 4.3, 4.4, 5.3, English: 2.3, 3.1, 4.1, 5.1, Science: 2.8
  • Time Required: 4+ hours
  • Dates
  • Cost: Field Trips to the MacArthur Memorial can be taken without charge.

Sail into History
http://www.chrysler.org/programs/house_content.htm

An exciting three-part program of living history, sailing, and touring in which students learn about Norfolk's maritime heritage. Students will tour the Myers House, meet one of Moses Myers' mariners, and tour the Elizabeth River on the American Rover. (Grades 3, 4, & 5)

  • Location: Moses Myers and Willoughby-Baylor House Programs
  • SOLs Covered: English: 3.1, 4.1, 5.1 Science: 3.1, 4.5, 4.8, 5.1, 5.6 History and Social Science: 3.4, 3.7, 3.10, 4.1, 5.6
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  • Dates: Please call (757) 333-6269 or contact rsanchez@chrysler.org for information and reservations.
  • Costs: Cost: $12.50 per student (75 students minimum) No outreach included with this tour.

Seeds of Change
http://www.virginiagarden.org/school.htm#school

From the tiny celery seed to the 40 pound coco-de-mer, most plants grow from seeds. Seeds are also used in making everything from toothpaste, to film and candy bars. Seeds of Change introduces students to seeds and allows them to examine different seeds, crack open a seed to reveal the tiny embryo and plant a seed to take home. (Grades 1-5)

  • Location: Norfolk Botanical Gardens
  • SOLs Covered: Math: K.19, K.12, 1.20, 2.15, 3.4, 4.11, 5.11, Science: 1.4, 1.5, 2.8, 4.4, English: K.2, 1.2, 2.2, 3.1, 4.1
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Vertebrates vs. Invertebrates
http://www.virginiazoo.org/education.php?Content=4-6

If you are studying the five kingdoms of living things, the zoo is the place to be to discuss the animal kingdom! Your students probably know that animals can be divided into two groups - vertebrates or invertebrates, but did you know that 99% of all animals in the world are invertebrates? Come explore the world of both groups as we meet live animals with and without backbones. (Grades 4-6)

  • Location: Virginia Zoo
  • SOLs Covered: Science: 4.1, 5.1, 5.5, 6.1 English: 4.1, 4.2, 5.1, 6.2 Math: 4.11, 4.19, 5.11, 5.17, 6.10, 6.18
  • Time Required: 45-60 mins
  • Dates: Monday-Friday

Voyage to Virginia (on-site program at Jamestown Settlement) http://www.historyisfun.org/visitus/handsonJS.cfm

Participants explore reproduction tools, navigational instruments and personal belongings used aboard a 17th-century ship as they learn about the voyage to the New World. Program available for youth/student and Legacy Learning group participants. Click here to view and download PDF booklet.

  • Location: Jamestown Settlement
  • SOLs Covered: History and Social Science: USI.4, USI.1, Mathematics: 4.15, 4.16, 4.17, 4.19, 5.10, 5.12, 5.13, 5.9, Science: 4.2, 6.2, English: 4.1, 6.2
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Yorktown Victory Center Sampler Tour
http://www.historyisfun.org/visitus/groupprograms.cfm

This tour led by a trained educator is designed to help groups get the most out of limited time at either museum by highlighting exhibits in the galleries and living history areas. Guides will cover the standards appropriate for your grade-level. Please let us know if specific standards should be addressed.

  • SOLs Covered: History and Social Science: WHII.6, WHII.1, WG.9, WG.7, WG.6, WG.3, WG.2, VUS.4, VUS.3, VUS.1, VS.6, VS.5, VS.4, VS.1, USI.6, USI.5, USI.1, K.8, K.7, K.6, K.5, K.4, K.3, K.2, K.1, GOVT.2, GOVT.1, CE.9, CE.4, CE.2, CE.1, 1.1, 1.11, 1.12, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.6, 1.7, 1.8, 1.9, 2.10, 2.11, 2.12, 2.3, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 3.10, 3.11, 3.12, 3.3, 3.7, 3.8, 3.9 , Mathematics: K.14, K.12, 1.15, 1.17, 2.18, 3.23, 4.18, Science: PS.10, PH.4, PH.3, LS.8 PS.1, LS.4, K.6, K.4, K.2, K.1, ES.7, ES.5, ES.2, BIO.9, BIO.8, BIO.7, 1.1, 1.2, 1.5, 1.7, 2.4, 2.8, 3.1, 3.2, 4.8, 6.2, English: K.8, K.3, K.2, K.13, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.2, 2.3, 3.1, 4.1, 5.1, 5.2, 7.1
  • Time Required: 1 hour
  • Dates: Contact group reservations at (757) 253-4939 for further information or to book your group. Tours and on-site programs are offered 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. year-round, except Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.
  • Costs: Minimum 15 students.

Yorktown Victory Center Guided Tour
http://www.historyisfun.org/visitus/groupprograms.cfm

Let our Foundation guide lead your group on a two-hour curriculum-based, inquiry-oriented tour of Yorktown Victory Center. Students get involved with significant aspects of the impact of the American Revolution on the people of America and the development of the new nation at Yorktown Victory Center. During tours, students handle reproduction objects, think about history through provocative questions, talk with costumed interpreters, and experience living history and gallery exhibits. Guides will cover the standards appropriate for your grade-level. Please let us know if specific standards should be addressed.

  • Location: Yorktown Victory Center
  • SOLs Covered: History and Social Science: WHII.6, WHII.1, WG.9, WG.7, WG.6, WG.3, WG.2, VUS.4, VUS.3, VUS.1, VS.6, VS.5, VS.4, VS.1, USI.6, USI.5, USI.1, K.8, K.7, K.6, K.5, K.4, K.3, K.2, K.1, GOVT.2, GOVT.1, CE.9, CE.4, CE.2, CE.1, 1.1, 1.11, 1.12, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.6, 1.7, 1.8, 1.9, 2.10, 2.11, 2.12, 2.3, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 3.10, 3.11, 3.12, 3.3, 3.7, 3.8, 3.9, Mathematics: K.14, K.12, 1.15, 1.17, 2.18, 3.23, 4.18 , Science: PS.10, PH.4, PH.3, LS.8 PS.1, LS.4, K.6, K.4, K.2, K.1, ES.7, ES.5, ES.2, BIO.9, BIO.8, BIO.7, 1.1, 1.2, 1.5, 1.7, 2.4, 2.8, 3.1, 3.2, 4.8, 6.2, English: K.8, K.3, K.2, K.13, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.2, 2.3, 3.1, 4.1, 5.1, 5.2, 7.1
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