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Social Sciences - Fourth Grade 4.4

Captive Passage Investigating The Transatlantic Slave Trade
http://www.mariner.org/education/
maritime_history.html#Anchor-MARITIM-658
 

This hands-on program will help students discover how the institution of black slavery shaped the history, culture, and commerce of four continents over the course of five centuries, and how its impact is still felt today. Drawing heavily on primary source material, students will be able to identify the economic, cultural, and racial origins of the slave trade. First-hand accounts of the slave trade by enslaved Africans, slave traders, and abolitionists will give students the chance to explore the human side of this "peculiar institution." Reproduction artifacts and musical instruments will give students the opportunity to explore firsthand the transference of African culture across the Atlantic to the Americas. Museum Educators will facilitate discussion and discovery in this lively program. (Grades K-12)

  • Location: The Mariner's Museum, Newport News 
  • SOLs Covered: History and Social Sciences: K.1, 3.3, 4.2, 4.4, 5.3, 5.7, 9.5, 9.9, 11.6
  • Time Required: 1 hour
  • Dates: 
  • Costs:

Charity Heerman, The Apothecary
http://www.chrysler.org/programs/outreach_content.htm
 

Charity Heerman relates medicinal practices to students as she describes her life as a female entrepreneur in early 19th-century Norfolk.

  • Location: Chrysler Museum
  • SOLs Covered: History and Social Science: 3.7, 4.4, 4.7, 5.3, 5.6, 5.9
  • Time Required: 
  • Dates: Please call (757) 333-6269 or contact rsanchez@chrysler.org for information and reservations.
  • Costs:

Civil War Soldier's Life Program and Civilian Program 1861-1865
http://www.endview.org/civilian.htm

The program objectives are to educate students on the life and times of 19th-century Americans and the differences between Union and Confederate Soldiers during the Civil War and allow children the opportunity to interact with reproduced items.

  • Location: Endview Museum
  • SOLs Covered: History: 4.4, 5.7, 9.11, 11.6
  • Time Required: 1 hour
  • Dates: 
  • Costs: Off Museum lesson 1.50 per student

The Civil War at Endview and Newport News Park Program 1861-1862
http://www.endview.org/nnpark.htm 

The program objectives are to educate students on the life and times of Americans and the differences between Union and Confederate Soldiers during the Civil War, allow children the opportunity to interact with reproduced items, and learn about local Civil War history. 

  • Location: Endview Museum
  • SOLs Covered: History and Social Science: History 4.4, 5.7, 9.11, 11.6
  • Time Required: 2 ½ hours
  • Dates: 
  • Costs: In-museum programs are $4.00 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
  • Time Required:
  • Dates:
  • 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

Miss Sallie Program 1861-1867
http://www.endview.org/sallie.htm 

The presentation is intended to provide students with an insight into life for civilians at home during the Civil War. The children will develop an understanding of how women dealt with shortages and marauders, adapted to their changing roles, and maintained contact with family in the armies. 

  • Location: Endview Museum
  • SOLs Covered: History: 4.4, 5.7, 9.11, 11.6
  • Time Required: 1 hour
  • Dates: 
  • Costs: Off Museum lesson 1.50 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

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.

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