Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 11-241
Creators:
Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies
Dates:
2011
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of seven websites maintained by the Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies (SCEMS) as they existed in June 2011.
The main Smithsonian Education website, crawled June 28, 2011, provides lesson plans, field trip orientation videos, and general recommendations about conducting a successful field trip. It also serves as a portal for educational resources and conference information available on other Smithsonian Institution websites.
The main Smithsonian Museum Studies website, crawled June 27, 2011, serves as a portal for Smithsonian and non-Smithsonian museum studies workshops and resources. It also includes a calendar of events for and audio recordings of SCEMS lectures and workshops.
The "Smithsonian Source: Resources for Teaching American History" website, crawled June 27, 2011, provides lesson plans and primary sources related to a variety of topics in American history. Some topics also include video of exhibitions or sample lessons.
The Smithsonian Kids website, crawled June 27, 2011, provides information on selected topics specifically of interest to children from across the Smithsonian Institution.
The "Smithsonian Education Online Conference Series" website, crawled June 27, 2011, provides access to online conferences organized by education offices throughout the Smithsonian Institution. Each conference generally includes a description and information on presenters. Some also include audio recordings and additional resources. The "Shout: Explore, Connect, Act" online conference series focusing on environmental issues is located in a separate domain and was crawled June 28, 2011. The "Smithsonian Online Education Conference: Abraham Lincoln" is also located in a separate domain and was crawled June 28, 2011. Materials are in electronic format.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-241, Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies, Website Records

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Source: Resources for Teaching American History (Website) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Education Online Conference Series (Website) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Shout: Explore, Connect, Act (Website) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Online Education Conference: Abraham Lincoln (Website) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museums -- Public relations Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Web sites Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum exhibits Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museums -- Educational aspects Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
School field trips Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum techniques Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Congresses and conventions Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Special events Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Environmental protection Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States -- History Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Electronic records Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Web sites Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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