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Self-guided itinerary. Focus on inventors and the characteristics they share by visiting the workshops and homes of Thomas Edison, Henry Ford and Wilbur and Orville Wright. 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; English Language Arts; Career Exploration; Creative Problem Solving; Cross-disciplinary Thinking; Self-direction; Entrepreneurial Literacy
Related Michigan Grade Level Content Expectations Social Studies 3 - H 3.0.8, H3.0.1, H3.0.4 English Language Arts 3 - W.GN.03.03, W.GN.03.04 W.PR.03.02, L.CN.03.02; 4 - W.GN.04.04, W.PR.04.02, W.PR.04.03, W.PR.04.04, W.PR.04.05, L.CN.04.01; 5 - W.GN.05.04, W.PR.05.02, W.PR.05.03, W.PR.05.04, L.CN.05.02, L.CN.05.03
Grade/Age Level:Upper Elementary
Time Period:Era 6: The Development of an Industrial, Urban and Global United States
Venue:Greenfield Village
Tags:field trip helper,character trait, childhood, relationship, invent, innovator