Untitled (Two Brothers in Identical Dress) 1850s Unidentified sixth plate daguerreotype 2 3/4 x 3 1/4 in. (7.0 x 8.3 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Charles Isaacs and Carol Nigro 2000.83.12
Shout invites educators and students to take an active role in global environmental issues. Connect online to interact with experts in the field, share ideas, and collaborate with people around the world who are committed to solving environmental challenges.
The National Air & Space Museum's "Earth from Space" website provides students with the opportunity to see our amazing planet from the perspective of an orbiting satellite. Features lesson plans and an online exhibition!
Smithsonian Education | Students look at both African American history and the history of portraiture in this set of four lessons. Portrait subjects include Sojourner Truth, Mohammed Ali, Ella Fitzgerald, and Leontyne Price. The youngest students make their own photographic “calling cards.” Older students do research on the portrait subjects.
Looking Both Ways: Heritage and Identity of the Alutiiq People of Southern Alaska - Interactive exhibit on the heritage and identity of the Alutiiq people of Southern Alaska. Learn about the people, see where they live, and view the objects that express their culture.
How do we change a stereotype? The American Indian Experience: From the Margins to the Center The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) opened its doors in Washington in 2004. The goal? Nothing less than to change how we see the lives of Native peoples. NMAI curator Paul Chaat Smith leads a discussion on hard lessons and brilliant mistakes from the front lines of Washington’s most controversial museum.
Archive of all past Smithsonian Online Education Conferences | Highlights include: Shout Learning (Environmental Science from Multiple Perspectives), Problem Solving with Smithsonian Experts, and Climate Change
NMAH | Produce for Victory: Posters on the Home Front, 1941–1945 - World War II posters helped to mobilize a nation. Inexpensive, accessible, and ever-present, the poster was an ideal agent for making war aims the personal mission of every citizen.