For those of us lucky enough to live near museums, the ability to check out museum kits or “to go” boxes is a huge perk. But not everyone has a local museum. (And let’s be honest, the pandemic threw a wrench in getting physical boxes even for teachers who do.) Enter the virtual museum in a box. These Expert Sets from The Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation are carefully curated sets of artifacts for particular topics, and we’ve gone ahead and pulled our favorites aligned to your social studies curriculum. Check it out!
Calling all K-2 teachers! We know you have a unit all about people who have jobs that help the community, like firefighters, nurses, teachers, and farmers. In the Frontline Workers: An Historic Appreciation Expert Set, you’ll find historical pictures of grocery store workers, mail carriers, doctors, and more to share with your students.