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Self-guided itinerary. Focus on innovation and design in furniture and the home. Enrich your field trip experience with these “for the teachers, by the teachers” itineraries created by The Henry Ford 2009 Teacher Fellows.
This Resource is for:Educators; Students
Theme:American Innovation
Type of Use:Onsite Activity
Curriculum Connection:U.S. History; Arts and Design
Michigan Content Standards Arts Education- Standard 3: Analysis, describe and evaluate works of art. Standard 4: Understand, analyze and describe the arts in their historical, social and cultural contexts. Standard 5: Recognize, analyze and describe connections among the arts; between the arts and other disciplines; between the arts and everyday
Grade/Age Level:Middle School; High School; Adults
Time Period:Era 6: The Development of an Industrial, Urban and Global United States; Era 7: The Great Depression and WWII; Era 8: Post-WWII United States
Venue:Henry Ford Museum
Tags:Field trip helper, design, itinerary, innovation, chair, furniture, house, kitchen, entrepreneur, artist, journalist, scientist, Dymaxion House