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Scavenger Hunt in Henry Ford Museum. Explore the exhibit "Driving America" through featured artifacts, drawing, vocabulary, and questions for writing and discussion. Includes a tip sheet for parents/teachers/chaperones.
This Resource is for:Educators; Youth and Scouts; Students
Theme:Transportation in America
Topic:Transportation, Past, Present and Future
Type of Use:Onsite Activity
Curriculum Connection:U.S. History; Environmental Education; Technology/Engineering; English Language Arts; Cross-disciplinary Thinking; Entrepreneurial Literacy
Common Core State Standards: English Language Arts - Grade 2 - RI.2.4, RI.2.10, W.2.7, W.2.8, SL.2.1, SL.2.2, L.2.4; Grade 3 - RI.3.4, RI.3.7, RI.3.10, W.3.8, W.3.10, SL.3.1, SL.3.2, L.3.4; Grade 4 - RI.4.4, RI.4.7, RI.4.10, W.4.8, W.4.10, SL.4.1, SL.4.2, L.4.4; Grade 5 - RI.5.4, RI.5.7, W.5.8, W.5.10, SL.5.1, SL.5.2, L.5.4; Michigan Social Studies Grade Level Content Expectations: Grade 2 - H2.0.4, G5.0.1, E1.0.1; Grade 3 - E1.0.1; Grade 4 - H3.0.4, E1.0.1; National Curriculum Standards for Social Studies Strands: 2, 3, 7, 8; 21st-Century Skills: Critical Thinking and Problem Solving, Communication and Collaboration, Information Literacy
Grade/Age Level:Upper Elementary; Middle School; Junior Girl Scouts; Cadette Girl Scouts; Boy Scouts
Time Period:Era 6: The Development of an Industrial, Urban and Global United States; Era 8: Post-WWII United States; Era 9: America in a new global age
Venue:Henry Ford Museum
Tags:History Hunter, consumer, fuel economy, Model T, child seat, cars, safety, style, environment