Little Rock Central High School Workshop Series: A Look at Eisenhower’s Speech To The Nation On Central High Integration

In September 1957, Little Rock Central High School became a symbol for change during the civil rights movement in the face of massive southern defiance following the Supreme Court’s Brown v. Board of Education decision. In this workshop, National Park rangers at Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site will work with students to […]

Lincoln’s Cottage: Lincoln’s Toughest Decisions

Abraham Lincoln’s presidency was marked by the development of big ideas and nation-changing actions. A key element of Lincoln’s collaborative process was to consult the ideas of those around him while leading the country through turmoil toward a new birth of freedom. Lincoln’s approach provides a model for students to develop their own decision-making skills […]

César E. Chávez National Monument: Exploring The Impact of César E. Chávez

How did César Chávez create lasting change in the workplace?  What farm working conditions inspired his life of service? Students will explore the answers to these questions and more during this one-day workshop that provides a glimpse into the lives of 20th-century farm workers. The session will conclude with a lively town hall debate. Students […]

American Museum of Science And Energy: The History And Science of The Manhattan Project

Join the American Museum of Science and Energy for this one day workshop that will cover one of the most revolutionary undertakings in human history, the Manhattan Project. Sections of the workshop will cover the basics of the atom (the understanding of which made the Bomb possible), the amazing science and engineering of the Bomb, […]

Little Rock Central High School Workshop Series: The Backdrop of Central High Integration Amidst The Asian Flu Pandemic In 1957

In September 1957, Little Rock Central High School became a symbol for change during the civil rights movement in the face of massive southern defiance following the Supreme Court’s Brown v. Board of Education decision. In this workshop, National Park rangers at Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site will work with students to examine […]

Medal of Honor Museum: The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

This year’s Veterans Day theme is the centennial commemoration of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Join the Medal of Honor Museum on this two-day workshop which will highlight the history of the unknown soldier and explore the significance of memorialization. The program will include a viewing of the ritual and a Q&A session with […]

Innovators and Activists Through Portraiture

Explore the lives of activists and voices of social justice through the lens of portraiture! We will study portraits including Sojourner Truth, Alice Paul, Dolores Huerta, George Washington Carver, William Ayers Campbell, Craig Rodwell, and Larry Kramer, to name just a few! This workshop for rising 6th, 7th and 8th-grade students is led by the […]

Minidoka: The Untold History of Japanese American Incarceration During WWII

During World War II, more than 120,000 Japanese Americans, two-thirds of them American citizens, were by Executive Order forcibly removed from their homes and placed in confinement sites without due process of law. Anti-Asian racism combined with tensions from the attack on Pearl Harbor caused the loyalty of Japanese Americans to be put into question. […]

Medal of Honor Museum: The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

This year’s Veterans Day theme is the centennial commemoration of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Join the Medal of Honor Museum on this two-day workshop which will highlight the history of the unknown soldier and explore the significance of memorialization. The program will include a viewing of the ritual and a Q&A session with […]

Innovators and Activists Through Portraiture

Explore the lives of activists and voices of social justice through the lens of portraiture! We will study portraits including Sojourner Truth, Alice Paul, Dolores Huerta, George Washington Carver, William Ayers Campbell, Craig Rodwell, and Larry Kramer, to name just a few! This workshop for rising 6th, 7th and 8th-grade students is led by the […]