Are You Smarter than an 8th Grader?

by  National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium

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Learn more about one-room school houses and early education. Then we'll put the audience to the test by taking an 8th grade graduation exam from the 1850's. It may be harder than you think!

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By Request: $125.00

Additional programs may be added for a reduced rate. Restrictions may apply.


Programs will consist of about 45 minutes of live content, followed by a live question and answer

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Education: Teacher(s)/Educator(s), Parent, Adult Learners

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Primary Disciplines

Family & Consumer Science, Literacy, Social Studies/History

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National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium

Dubuque, IA
United States

The National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium is located in Dubuque, IA. Part aquarium, part museum, part science center, the River Museum inspires stewardship by creating educational experiences where history and rivers come alive! 

Kaelyn Howe
563-557-9545 x222

Program Details


1. This program will start by discussing education as people settled Iowa
2. Walk through what a day in a one room school house was like
3. As a group, we will take an 8th grade graduation exam from the late 1800s


Learners will be able to compare a day in an 1800's classroom to their current classroom.