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Calendar of Cool: The First Museum in America

Calendar of Cool: The First Museum in America

On January 12, 1773 the first American museum opened to public. The first public museum in America opened its doors to visitors in Charleston, South Carolina. With a stated mission to preserve and interpret the cultural and natural history of Charleston and the South Carolina low country, the museum still carries on that work today,

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Mousey Monday – Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History

Happy Mousey Monday to our Cache and Cookies readers! Today is the day that the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History closes its dinosaur hall for a previously announced $48 million, 5 years long renovation project. http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/smithsonian-dinosaur-hall-to-close-april-28-for-five-year-renovation/2014/01/17/acba089e-7f3d-11e3-95c6-0a7aa80874bc_story.html http://app.discoveryeducation.com/player/view?assetGuid=b15bd97d-0846-4942-8b86-6ac73b99ed04 The Smithsonian Institution is the world’s largest museum complex, located in Washington, DC. Discovery Education has an

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What to do on SPRING BREAK?

  SPRING BREAK time is here.  Many teachers and students around the country are AMPED for some free/relation time. If you are going away on a family vacation, GREAT! But what is there to do if you are on a STAYcation (staying at home +vacation/break time)? If you are anything like I was as a

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Museum Box

Museum Box is an interesting Web 2.0 tool. It allows users to create virtual boxes that displays various types of media on the faces of the box. You can design the boxes to have layers, which affords viewers an opportunity to follow the research as well as develop a response to an argument presented on

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