National Building Museum

The Mission of the National Building Museum is to advance the quality of the built environment by educating people about its impact on their lives. View their website here.

 

 

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MY HOUSE, MY HOME
Presented by: National Building Museum
Students explore the process, tools, and materials used to construct homes before building a home of their own. Guided by a museum educator, students begin to see connections between school curriculum and their own community.
Date: 10/18/17, 11/2/17, 11/21/17
Time: 12:30 PM      
Length of Event: 1 hour and 30 minutes
Location: National Building Museum
401 F St NW Washington, DC 20001
Discipline: Humanities
Curriculum Connections: Architecture/ Urban Studies, History/ Geography, Civics/ Law
Grades: PreK-1

Ticket Capacity: Program is divided into groups of 25 students. Groups can not go over 50 Students. 
Chaperones: For every group of up to 25 students, National Building Museum request 4 adult chaperones (teachers and parents).
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Education Standards

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DESIGNING FOR DISASTER
Presented by: National Building Museum
Students work in teams to design a model building fit to survive an earthquake. Students learn and follow the steps of the engineering design process.
Date: 10/12/17, 10/25/17, 11/15/17
Time: 12:30 PM   
Length of Event: 2 hours
Location:  National Building Museum
401 F St NW
Washington, DC 20001
Discipline: Humanities
Curriculum Connections: Architecture/Urban Studies, Technology, Science
Grades: 5-8

Ticket Capacity: Program is divided into groups of 30 students. Groups can not go over 60 Students. 
Chaperones: For every group of up to 30 students, National Building Museum request 4 adult chaperones (teachers and parents).

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CITY BY DESIGN
Presented by: National Building Museum
Students become city planners by planning, then constructing, an imaginary city. Guided by a museum educator, students begin to see connections between school curriculum and community issues.
Date: 10/4/17, 10/24/17, 11/9/17, 11/29/17
Time: 12:30 PM
Length of Event: 2 hours
Location: National Building Museum
401 F St NW Washington, DC 20001
Discipline: Humanities
Curriculum Connections: Architecture/Urban Studies, History/Geography, Civics/Law
Grades: 1-5
Ticket Capacity: Program is divided into groups of 30 students. Groups can not go over 60 Students. 
Chaperones: For every group of up to 30 students, National Building Museum request 4 adult chaperones (teachers and parents). 
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Education Standards and City by Design Resource Packet

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