MOBILE HISTORY: FROM THE PAST TO YOUR CLASS!
A museum educator will visit your classroom with a special interactive presentation bringing hands-on resources such as historical photographs, artifacts and primary source documents. Post-visit support and historical archive access are available upon request.
Early San Diego History–Native American through Statehood
Women Trailblazers of California: Pioneers to the Present
History of Balboa Park
Balboa Park: 1915 Exposition
Cultural Diversity in San Diego
Border City: San Diego
World War II: African Americans; Impacts on San Diego; Japanese Internment; Propaganda; or Women
Customize a topic of your choosing–let us know other content areas you are interested in!
Grade Levels: Elementary; Middle; High
Additional mileage fees may be applied to schools otuside the city of San Diego
Coming to California
Through role-playing and hands-on opportunities examining historic artifacts, students explore the identities, perspectives and contributions of the diverse groups of people who settled in California in the decades after 1850.
Grade Levels: Elementary; Middle
Duration: 1-1.5 hours
Maximum Number of Students: 36
SAN DIEGO VOICES: ORAL HISTORY PROJECT
In this program students are introduced to the importance of oral histories and the unique role they play in documenting and understanding our past. Over four to five class session led by a trained oral historiam, students listen to examples of fascinating oral histories in SDHC’s permanenet colelction and learn how to create and stage their own museum-quality oral histories.
Grade Levels: Middle High
Maximum Number of Students: 40
Full scholarship opportunities may be available to collaborating Title I schools and community groups. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire.
HISTORY CASE (CHECK OUT MATERIALS)
Classroom teachers receive lesson plans accompanying a History Case, a self-contained trunk filled with hands-on artifacts, photographs, and lesson plans available for loan. Teachers guide students through activities to examine artifacts and place them in the context of different time periods. Students are introduced to the historian’s craft while learning about the lives of San Diego’s earlier inhabitants.
Grade levels: Middle; High
Cost: $75 for 2 weeks, with $25 refundable deposit
To make a reservation request, complete this form. Please call 619-232-6203 x128 with any questions.
We look forward to welcoming you at San Diego History Center!