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Think big with learning resources for teachers, students, and restlessly curious minds.
Explore STEM concepts used to bring Pixar's award-winning films to the big screen at The Science Behind Pixar, opening October 14 in Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation.
Play with math in this new permanent exhibit in Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation, designed as a hands-on tool for learning about math through interactivity.
Don’t miss the winter application deadline to apply for admission and transportation scholarships for trips in December 2017 through March 2018.
Educators can visit Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation or Greenfield Village free with a guest on the day you choose through August 30, 2017. Use code TEACHVISIT and purchase tickets in person. Restrictions apply.
Spark students' imaginations with scavenger hunts designed around specific curricular themes, student worksheets and supporting material.
Find the perfect grade-specific program to learn about the greatest stories of American innovation, ingenuity and resourcefulness by doing it themselves.
Celebrate Engineering Week February 19-23 with a trip to see Dream Big: Engineering Our World, during Teacher's Choice at the Giant Screen Experience.
Where do most people learn about agriculture? Find out with Catherine Tuczek, Curator of School and Public Learning.
Buckminster Fuller's Dymaxion House was designed around one surprising feature to meet the need for mass-produced, affordable and easily transportable housing.
When the Wright brothers soared through the air for the first time, they could never have imagined just how huge the invention of powered flight would become.
Enhance your lesson plans with learn-by-doing experiences in authentic, real-world environments. Plus, add a FREE train ride when you visit Greenfield Village through October 31.
Join us for a weekly celebration of American ingenuity. Hands-on, how-to, DIY, science and more.
Spending your summer break being energized at Maker Faire® Detroit? On Sunday, July 31st, get out of the heat and spend an hour brainstorming how making & Maker Faire® can be part of your school.
Students from around the United States submitted creative stories about Rosa Parks for this year's Building Stories contest. And the winners are…
Spark creative conversation and learning when you plan your visit to The Henry Ford with these tested tips.
Additional application periods and creative curriculum ties mean that more students can have more meaningful field trips to The Henry Ford during the 2016-2017 school year.
Learn how the team from Camp Invention immersed themselves in a mash-up of STEM and leadership skills.
Discover how an erector set, a quilt, and a travel booklet connect to one another.
Ask your students to imagine what they could create with a substance that can be rubbery, sticky or hard. If they can dream it, they can make it with polymers.
Explore the proud and often painful evolution of American freedom, from the Revolutionary War through the struggle for civil rights, in this ground-breaking exhibit.
Treat yourself to a FREE day of inspiration and learning at Educator Open House on September 23, 2017.
How did one ambitious man unleash the power packed inside the modest soybean? Find out in this segment of The Henry Ford's Innovation Nation.
Show your students the real Rosie the Riveter with seven remarkable photographs documenting the budding social change that would take decades to fully emerge.
Apply now for one of two, week-long Landmarks of American History and Culture Workshops supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities.
During Black History Month, explore stories of revolutionaries and risk takers like Rosa Parks who encourage us to uphold the ideals of freedom and equality.
Whether you’re teaching about American Democracy or the History of Michigan, a field trip to see Lincoln's Court House, the Rosa Parks Bus and our working farms will leave a lasting impression on your students.
Prepare your class for a ground-breaking underwater adventure when you choose James Cameron’s Deepsea Challenge 3D for Teacher’s Choice at the Giant Screen Experience.
Stimulate your students’ critical-thinking and problem-solving skills when you visit exhibits like Made in America, Dymaxion House, Driving America and Heroes of the Sky.
These two innovators waged a war of the currents in the 1880s over which electrical system would power the world.
What happens when creative icons like Thomas Edison, Henry Ford and naturalist John Burroughs head for the wilderness?
Just what is a pigment? Where are they found? Can we create them?
What were the important lessons about business and entrepreneurship that influential industrialist Harvey Firestone learned growing up on his family's farm?
Inspire a new generation of dreamers and doers with a trip to the set of The Henry Ford’s Innovation Nation. When you book, we’ll send a copy of season 1 on DVD to help your students prepare for their adventure.
Learn about our restoration of the bus on which Rosa Parks sat that day in 1955, transforming it from a discarded relic in an Alabama field to one of the most popular artifacts in Henry Ford Museum.
Thomas Edison's laboratory was an invention factory turning ideas into reality.
Hundreds of makers offer dozens of demonstrations and hands-on workshops.
Ready to roll-up your sleeves for a hands-on experience? Apply to be a teacher fellow this summer at The Henry Ford.
Bring black history to life in your classroom when you share how Rosa Parks sparked social transformation with one of the most famous moments in modern American history.
Ten teachers will be awarded a week at The Henry Ford, home of Innovation Nation, experiencing expert-led tours and workshops to help you teach your students to be innovators.
School groups have first access to Polar Express during Teacher's Choice at the Giant Screen Experience.
Use our primary resources and new technology from Google to show your students how our 16th president campaigned for our nation’s highest office.
Start your holiday celebration with the early pioneers of aviation on a journey to the North Pole to visit with Santa. Then finish up with a showing of The Polar Express on our Giant Screen.
When you choose" Robots 3D" for Teacher’s Choice at the Giant Screen Experience, your students can explore the labs where researchers are putting robots through their paces.
Through his science- and technology-focused organization FIRST, inventor Dean Kamen empowers young innovators to pursue their passions by teaching teamwork, cooperation, and professionalism.
Twenty of the most bold and inspiring teachers in the United States. Congratulations to the 2016 winners of The Henry Ford's Innovation Nation's Teacher Innovator Awards.
Teachers save big on membership at The Henry Ford. Call 313.982.6001 to get started.
Are you or a student tinkering away on a project in your classroom or garage? Show it off to hundreds of other makers at the greatest show-and-tell on earth.
When we learn about the natural physical forces of our world - gravity, velocity and resistance - it's not usually in someone's backyard.
Choose your customized experience with National Parks Adventure, Deep Sea Challenge 3D and more this spring with new state-of-the-art digital 4K projection, screen, sound and seating.
Early activists on both sides of the suffrage debate used bold measures, including organizing demonstrations, and printing pamphlets, postcards, and posters to rally support for their cause.
In a flight lasting only 12 seconds and covering just 120 feet, Orville did what men and women had only dreamed of doing for centuries, he flew.