Museum of the American Revolution

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Resource:Museum of the American Revolution
Provider:Museum of the American Revolution
Summary:Age Range: 7-18 (Grades 2-12, with parental supervision). Discover some of the artifacts of the American Revolutionary War with this museum website.
Description:When arriving at today's link, start exploring items available online such as:
  • Artwork – portraits of Lieutenant John Ross, Thomas McDonogh, the Comte du Perron, and other masterpieces including the March to Valley Forge and the Battle of Germantown

  • Objects – muskets, swords, flags, clothing, cookware, Washington's headquarters tent, and more

  • Printed Works – A Founding Father's Roman History, newspaper printing of the Declaration of Independence, Patrick Henry's Law Books, Common Sense and Plain Truth, poems, and more
Exhibits include historical background about the artifact and other related items to examine.

Be sure not to leave this site before visiting the Learn and Explore link. Here you will find many educational resources including interactive features, virtual exhibits, crafts & activities, and much more. You will also find links for Virtual Museum Tour and the Virtual Field Trip. The Virtual Field Trip takes visitors to a page for Beyond the Battlefield: A Virtual Field Trip, "a behind-the-scenes field trip of the Museum with host Lauren Tarshis, author of the I Survived series of children’s historical fiction novels." This field trip will take visitors to the Scholastic website and includes a downloadable Classroom Kit, a 25-minute video tour, and many more resources for your students in 2nd-8th grade.

This site will make a fabulous addition to your American History studies.
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Subjects:Social Studies
Teaching Methods:Virtual Tour
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