History

(Re)Presenting Women

Civil Liberties and Rights, History
Trustee: Cathy Bonner
Grade Level: 6-8
Time: 45 minutes
Description: Students will research a civil liberties issue in women's history and create a mock museum exhibit.

Politics of the Moment

Responsibility, Civil Liberties and Rights, History
Annette Strauss
10-12
Time: 90 minutes
Description: Students will discuss the qualities, character traits and actions of a politician that understood "the politics of the moment."

Women’s Contributions

Civil Liberties and Rights, Diversity, History
Trustee: Cathy Bonner
Grade Level: 7-12
Time: 45 minutes
Description: Students will use textbooks to explore how women are presented in history.

A Country of Immigrants, More or Less

Civil Liberties and Rights, Diversity, History
Trustees: Amy Wong Mok and Bernard Rapoport
Grade Level: 6-12
Time: 90 minutes
Description: Students compare and contrast notions of citizenship and non citizenship and examine patterns of immigration in the US.

Running As A Woman

Campaigns and Elections, Civic Responsibility, History
Trustee: Annette Strauss
Grade Level: 10-12
Time: 70 minutes
Description: Students will evaluate campaign materials, examine and debate the idea of a candidate "running as a woman," and appraise women's presence in politics.

Learning the Establishment Clause

Civil Liberties and Rights, History
Trustee: Marian Ward
Grade Level: 10-12
Time: Two to three 45-minute classes
Description: The students will analyze the Religion Clauses of the First Amendment, learn about two Supreme Court cases on establishment of religion, and write their own opinion on Doe v. Santa Fe.

The Value of a Museum

Civic Responsibility, History
Trustee: Cathy Bonner
Grade Level: 9-10
Time: 45 minutes
Description: Students will explore the differences and similarities between museums and other places of learning.