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Holidays around the World (One-on-One Classroom Session)

from The Durham Museum

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Experience holidays from around the world right here in Omaha! Come to admire The Durham’s own 40-foot, fully decorated tree and learn how we fit this beautiful sight into the museum each year. Then, experience holidays and traditions from other countries and cultures using our Ethnic Holiday Trees Exhibit as well as objects and traditions that will help you learn how people from all over the globe celebrate.

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This program is free thanks to generous support from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska.


30 minutes

Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Minimum participants:


Maximum participants:

There is no maximum

Primary Disciplines

International, Social Studies/History, Gifted & Talented

Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Skype, iChat, Vidyo, Movi/Jabber, Blue Jeans, etc...)

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Provider's Cancellation Policy

These experiences typically fill up and end up with a wait list. Please let us know if you will not be able to sign on so that we may offer your spot to another teacher.

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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.

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Program Details


This program will begin with a virtual tour of our real, 40-foot Christmas tree, following by a tour of our Ethnic tree exhibit.


The participant will:
- Explore winter holidays from all cultures and countries

Standards Alignment

State Standards

While we have Nebraska and Iowa standards listed below, we hope they will help you to find applicable standards from your state.

Nebraska State Social Studies Standards
0.3.4.a Identify aspects of culture within the local community and other communities
0.4.2.b Differentiate between stories from the present and the past

1st Grade
1.3.4.a Describe cultures of the local community and other communities
1.4.2.b Describe how objects including books, letters, and other artifacts help us to understand the past

2nd Grade
2.3.4.a Identify patterns of cultural traits

3rd Grade
3.3.4.a Compare and contrast patterns of culture within your community

4th Grade
4.3.4.a Compare and contrast patterns of culture within the state of Nebraska

5th Grade
5.3.4.a Compare and contrast patterns of culture within the United States

Iowa Core Curriculum Social Studies Essential Skills/Concepts
Kindergarten-2nd Grade Behavioral Sciences
Understand the changing nature of society.
Understand that people and institutions change over time.

Kindergarten-2nd Grade Geography
Understand how geographic and human characteristics create culture and define regions.
Understand the concept of culture.

3rd-5th Grade Geography
Understand how geographic and human characteristics create culture and define regions.
Understand ways regional, ethnic, and national cultures influence individuals’ daily lives.
Understand how people from different cultures think about and deal with their physical environment and social conditions.