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English - Sixth Grade 6.1

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

Beaver Tails
http://www.baylink.org/lessons/3fr_beaver.html

There is something intriguing about beavers. It is easy for us to see them in terms of human activity: engineers, architects, and homemakers. Beavers, like humans, don't just live in their environment, they change it, thereby affecting all of their neighbors. Beaver activity has shaped some park environments. This activity explores their effect. (Grades K-10)

  • Location: BayLink - State Parks
  • SOLs Covered: Science: K.1, K.2, K.6.17, 3.1, 2.4, 3.5, 3.6, 3.10, 4.1, 4.5, 6.1, 6.2, 6.8, 6.9, 6.11, LS.1, LS.4, LS.7, LS.8, LS.9, LS.11, LS.12, BIO.1, BIO.9 .1.1, 1.2, 1.5, 1.7, 2.1, 2.5, 2. English: K.13, 1.3, 2.11, 3.7. 3.9. 4.7, 4.8, 5.7, 6.1, 6.3, 6.7, 6.8, 7.1, 7.8, 7.9, 8.1, 8.5, 9.4, 10.7, 10.8, 10.9
  • Time Required: Time Required at the Park: 1 to 2 hours, daylight hours. Small quiet groups may glimpse a beaver in evening or early morning (special arrangements may be necessary).
  • Dates: Time of Year: Any time is suitable, but in fall there will be more fresh sings, since beavers are most active then.
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Civil War Navy in Hampton Roads
http://www.hrnm.navy.mil/hrnm3.html

Civil War Navy in Hampton Roads (Grades 3-6)

  • Location: Battleship Wisconsin
  • SOLs Covered: English: 3.1, 5.1, 6.1, 6.2, 6.5, H/S 3.2,5.6,6.10
  • Time Required: 20 minutes
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  • Costs: There is no charge for any program. The museum is a Federally funded institution and does not charge a fee for programs, admission to the galleries, or to the battleship Wisconsin.

The Eagle Soars
http://www.chrysler.org/programs/
house_content.htm

Explores the impact of social, economic, and political forces on the development of the City of Norfolk during the Federal Period. A pre-visit classroom outreach is included. (Grades 5 - 12)

  • Location: Moses Myers and Willoughby-Baylor House Programs
  • SOLs Covered: English: 5.1, 6.1, 7.1, History and Social Science: 5.5, 5.6, 7.1, 11.4, 11.5, 11.17, 12.1, 12.2
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  • Dates: Please call (757) 333-6269 or contact rsanchez@chrysler.org for information and reservations.
  • Costs: $3.00 per student

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

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

Researching the Bay
http://www.baylink.org/lessons/3fr_res-bay.html

This activity teaches students some of the skills needed for researching Chesapeake Bay information. Included are suggestions for students to make the research process less taxing, resource lists for students and teachers, and ideas for teachers to increase student success. (Grades 4-12)

  • Location: BayLink - State Parks
  • SOLs Covered: Science: 4.1, 4.5, 4.8. 6.1, 6.2, LS.1, LS.12 English: 4.4, 4.5, 4.7, 4.8, 4.9, 5.7, 5.8, 6.1, 6.2, 6.7, 6.8, 6.9, 7.8, 7.10, 8.1, 8.4, 8.5, 9.4, 9.6, 9.7, 9.8, 10.1, 10.2, 10.7, 10.8, 10.9, 10.10, 12.6, 12.7, 12.8 12.9, 12.10, 12.13 C/t 5.4
  • Time Required: 2-4 class periods.
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Oobleck
http://education.jlab.org/beamsactivity/
6thgrade/oobleck/index.html

What state of matter is this!?!? In this experiment, students observe and experiment with a strange substance in an attempt to classify it.

  • Location: The Jefferson Lab
  • SOLs Covered: English: 6.1, 6.7, Science: 6.1, 6.6, 6.7, LS.1, PS.1
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The Shape of Things http://education.jlab.org/beamsactivity/
6thgrade/shapeofthings/index.html

How can scientists study something they can't see? In this experiment, students use indirect observations to predict the shape of a hidden object. Scientists at Jefferson Lab study atoms in a similar fashion.

  • Location: Jefferson Lab
  • SOLs Covered: English: 6.1, Math: 6.14, 6.16, Science: 6.1, 6.2, LS.1, PS1
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Underwater archaeology with a focus on CSS Florida and USS Cumberland artifact collections http://www.hrnm.navy.mil/hrnm3.html

Underwater archaeology with a focus on CSS Florida and USS Cumberland artifact collections (Grades 3-6)

  • Location: Battleship Wisconsin
  • SOLs Covered: English: 6.1, 6.2, History: 6.3
  • Time Required: 20 minutes
  • Dates:
  • Costs: There is no charge for any program. The museum is a Federally funded institution and does not charge a fee for programs, admission to the galleries, or to the battleship Wisconsin.

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