Early Registration Now Open
Donít miss this special early-bird registration for e-newsletter subscribers! Smithsonian Teachers' Night is October 20, 2006.
New Lesson Plan: Nature Journals
Discover Smithsonian scientistsí tips for great journal writing
(grades 4-8).


My Wonderful World
Expand geographic learning with these resources.

Earth from Space
Visit the Earth from Space exhibit at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C., beginning in November. The educational companion website launches in October!

Filipino American History and Culture
Take students on an interactive multiethnic, multimedia journey; download complete lesson plans (grades 5-12).


Teaching Poster: Living and Working in Space
Download activities that explore conditions in space and what humans must do to survive in them (grades 5-8).

Additional Smithsonian Teaching Resources >>
Americaís Presidents
Register now for this free September 19, 2006, workshop focusing on the effective use of portraits as a teaching tool.

Latino Voices in American Art
Register now for this free September 19, 2006, workshop on the lives and stories of Latino artists. Send an email to SAAMEdStaff@si.edu.

View a Complete List of Smithsonian Professional Development Opportunities for Educators >>

Donald W. Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture: Now Open
After an extensive renovation, the National Museum of American Art and the National Portrait Gallery are now open in Washington, D.C. Find many educational resources online.


National Museum of American History: Reopening in Summer 2008
You can still find history teaching materials online. Help the museum plan for the future by taking a nationwide teachers survey; send an email to paisley-jonesh@si.edu.
Hispanic Heritage Month
Find events, teaching materials, and bilingual resources.
Smithsonian Field Trips
Find out more about exciting Smithsonian field trip packages and group rates.



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