Don’t miss America’s annual celebration of boundless curiosity promoting STEM initiatives. Museum Day Live! is a nationwide event where participating museums and cultural institutions across the country offer free admission on September 23, 2017 to anyone presenting a Museum Day Live! ticket.
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Requirements of Museum Day Live! Participation:
All that is required of participation is that free admission is granted to anyone who presents a Museum Day Live! ticket. One ticket is good for the ticket holder and their one guest (only the ticket holder’s name will appear on the ticket). Tickets will be available on Smithsonian.com
Participants must present their ticket in order to receive free admission!!
LESSON PLANS FEATURING MINECRAFT: EDUCATION EDITION
Whether you’re a student, teacher or museum director you’ve pondered these big questions. In the links below, you’ll find creative and fresh ways to engage with standard lessons. Use your imagination to build, connect and share! The lessons can be be used before Museum Day as an introduction to a topic or after Museum Day as an extension of what you just learned.
This year, Museum Day Live! features special interactive lesson plans created by Smithsonian in partnership with Microsoft using Minecraft: Education Edition. These lesson plans are designed to stimulate STEM activities in a variety of settings.
THE MUSEUM IDEA PDF
CATEGORIES: Culture, Art, Science, History
AGES: Primary (5 – 8 years old), Intermediate (9 – 12 years old), Middle School (12 – 15 years old)
OBJECTIVE: Plan your own “Museum of Me”
THE UNIVERSE: An Introduction PDF
AGES: Intermediate (9 – 12 years old), Middle School (12 – 15 years old)
OBJECTIVE: Explore the observable universe. Think about the size of space and where we fit in.
BUILDING UP, Breaking Down PDF
CATEGORIES: History, Science
AGES: Primary (5 – 8 years old), Intermediate (9 – 12 years old)
OBJECTIVE: Explore how buildings age. Discover how physical breakdown (such as rock fracture), chemical weathering, and pollution are all key ingredients in this discussion of the geology of the built environment.
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