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All Aboard! (Free Program)

from The Durham Museum

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Hop aboard our passengers cars, steam engine and caboose for an authentic look at train travel and how it shaped our country! This class includes an authentic 1950’s video that will show students what it was really like to travel during this incredible time in history.

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About This Program

Cost

Multipoint: $0.00
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This program is free of charge.

Length

30 minutes


Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Minimum participants:

10

Maximum participants:

30


Primary Disciplines

Social Studies/History


Program Delivery Mode

Zoom



Booking Information

This program is available Monday through Friday. . The best times to connect are 9:00-11:00 CST and 1:00-4:00 CST.

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Provider's Cancellation Policy

Please notify us with-in 48 hours if it is necessary to cancel a session. We understand that cancelations my occur (ie due to weather) and will reschedule

About This Provider

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The Durham Museum

Omaha, NE
United States

The Durham Museum offers a fascinating look at the history of the region and offers a broad-range of traveling exhibits covering subjects ranging from history and culture, to science, industry and more through our affiliation with the Smithsonian Institution and strong ties with the Library of Congress, National Archives and the Field Museum.

Contact:
Education Department
education@durhammuseum.org
4024445027

Program Details

Format

1) Program opens with a basic explanation and introduction of the topic
2) We will begin interactive discussion on railroads and trains, while standing on real train cars.
3) Time is set aside for questions at the closing (as well as throughout the presentation)

Objectives

After attending The Durham Museum’s All Aboard Class, students will:
1- Compare and contrast transportation from past and present
2- Describe the importance of the Transcontinental Railroad (1st-5th Grade).

Standards Alignment

State Standards

Nebraska State Social Studies Standards supported in The Durham Museum’s All Aboard Class
Kindergarten
0.4.1.a Identify concepts of time and chronology

0.4.2.b Differentiate between stories from the present and the past

First Grade
1.3.2.c Explain how places change over time

1.4.1.a Identify concepts of time and chronology

1.4.2.b Describe how objects including books, letters, and other artifacts help us to understand the past

Second Grade
2.3.2.c Explain how places and regions change over time

2.4.1.a Identify concepts of time and chronology

2.4.1.d Describe how individuals, event, and ideas have changed neighborhoods, past and present

2.4.2.b Describe how their neighborhood has changed over the course of time using maps and other artifacts

Third Grade
3.3.2.c Explain and give examples of how places and regions change over time

3.4.1.a Identify concepts of time and chronology

3.4.1.d Describe how individuals, events, and ideas have changed communities past and present

3.4.2.b Describe how their community has changed over the course of time using maps and other artifacts

Fourth Grade
4.2.12.b Discuss how technology has affected the specialization of Nebraska’s economy and the surround states.

4.3.6.a Identify how changes in human and physical geography have shaped Nebraska

4.4.1.a Apply concepts of time and chronology

4.4.1.d Examine the chronology of historical events in Nebraska and their impact on the past, present, and future

4.4.2.b Describe how Nebraska and the Great Plains Region have changed over the course of time using maps, documents, and other artifacts

Fifth Grade
5.3.6.a Explain the influences of physical and human geographic features on historical events in the United States

5.4.1.a Describe concepts of time and chronology

5.4.1.c Examine the chronology of historical events in the United States and their impact on the past, present, and future

Iowa Core Curriculum Social Studies Essential Skills/Concepts supported in The Durham Museum’s All Aboard Class
Kindergarten-2nd Grade Behavioral Sciences
Understand the changing nature of society.
Indicators:
Understand that people and institutions change over time.
Understand past, present, and future.

Kindergarten-2nd Grade Geography
Understand how human factors and the distribution of resources affect the development of communities and the movement of populations.
Indicators:
Understand why people choose to settle in different places.
Understand modes of transportation used to move products, people, and ideas.

Kindergarten-2nd Grade History
Understand people construct knowledge of the past from multiple and various types of sources.
Indicators:
Understand past, present, and future time in relation to historical events.

Understand economic needs and want affect individual and group decisions.
Indicators:
Understand changes in transportation and their effects.

3rd-5th Grade Behavioral Sciences
Understand the changing nature of society.
Indicators:
Understand various institutions, ideas, values, and behavior patterns change over time.

3rd-5th Grade History
Understand historical patterns, periods of time, and the relationships among these elements.
Indicators:
Understand differences in life today compared to life in the past.

Understand the role of individuals and groups within a society as promoters of change or the status quo.
Indicators:
Understand the people, events, problems, and ideas that were significant in creating the history of their state.