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These two innovators waged a war of the currents in the 1880s over which electrical system would power the world.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Bring a guest and join us for free addmission to Henry Ford Museum & Greenfield Village, plus receive free admission to the Giant Screen Experience and the Ford Rouge Factory Tour when you attend one of our Must-Attend sessions.
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.
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.
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?
Learn how the team from Camp Invention immersed themselves in a mash-up of STEM and leadership skills.
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.