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How to Turn Your Classroom into a Museum: Education, Research, Display Construction, Title Cards

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Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Subject:
Carver, George Washington 1864?-1943
Anacostia Community Museum
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Physical description:
3 open reel 1/2 inch video recording
Culture:
African American
Type:
Video recordings
Documentary films
Unedited footage
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1978
Notes:
Title created by ACMA staff based on transcription from physical asset and contents of recording.
Summary:
A museum specialist shows how to incorporate activities into education to enhance student learning; she demonstrates activities for illustrating the oil found in a peanut and making stratch from sweet potato. She shows and explains some objects and visuals which could be used in a classroom exhibit on George Washington Carver. She talks about maintaining documentation about each object, identifying unknown objects, and where to continue research on Carver. Museum specialist shows tools to construct displays and cases for objects. They demonstrate how to create displays and presstype for visual exhibit materials. Footage of exhibit wall; visual and object displays about George Washington Carver; and title and film credit cards for the classroom and museum project, How to Turn Your Classroom into a Museum.
Short documentary film; Unedited or raw footage. AV004325: raw or unedited footage for film, undated. AV003212: content for documentary film until 000927 (followed by Museum Staff at Work), undated. AV004319: undated. Part of ACM Education Department Programs Audiovisual Records 1967-2008. Transcribed from contents of recording: September 1978.
Cite as:
How to Turn Your Classroom into a Museum: Education, Research, Display Construction, Title Cards, Record Group 09-007.7, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
African Americans
Community museums
Museums and community
Museum techniques
Education--Museums
Education
Lesson planning
Local number:
ACMA AV004325
ACMA AV003212
ACMA AV004319
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Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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