Indiana Historical Society

Indiana Historical Society

Your students have studied history; now they can DO history. Our experiences bring Indiana’s stories to life. A visit to the History Center in downtown Indianapolis includes admission to all exhibits in the Indiana Experience and can include additional interactive activities. Our team will

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Program description

From stepping back in time to examining primary sources, your students will love how hands-on they’re encouraged to be.

Students will:

  • Travel back in time with our You Are There series.
  • Explore primary source documents in Destination Indiana. Pinch, swipe and tap their way around the state using our newly updated technology to investigate more than 300 visual journeys into Indiana history,
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Program Detail

Program type: Field Trip
Artistic Discipline: History & Heritage
Cultural Origin: African/African Diaspora, Asian, European, Latino, Multi-Cultural, Native American
Subject: Fine Arts: Music, Fine Arts: Theatre, Fine Arts: Visual Arts, History, Language Arts, Science, Social Studies
Population served: Pre-K, Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Students with Disabilities
Bilingual: No
 Available dates:

Tuesdays through Fridays

 Available times:

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Space / technical requirements:

One chaperone per 10 students is required; those chaperones receive free admission. Any chaperone over the one per 10 students must pay a $7 admission fee.

Any group of 20 or more must be guided and book in advance.

Location(s):

Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center

Fees / Ticketing:

Indiana Experience student group admission is $3.50 per student. Chaperones receive free admission until the group exceeds one chaperone per 10 students. Additional chaperones must pay a $7 admission fee.

Title I schools always receive free admission.

IDOE STANDARDS

Connects to State (IDOE) and/or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes
SCIENCE:
Standard 1 - Physical Science
SOCIAL STUDIES:
Standard 1 - History
Standard 2 - Civics and Government
Standard 3 - Geography
Standard 4 - Economics
ENGLISH/LANGUAGE ARTS (K-5):
RN.1 – Learning Outcome for Reading Nonfiction: Read and comprehend a variety of nonfiction independently and proficiently
RN.2 – Key Ideas and Textual Support: Extract and construct meaning from nonfiction texts using a range of comprehension skills
RN.4 – Connection of Ideas: Build understanding of nonfiction texts by verifying points and making connections between topics and ideas
SL.1 – Learning Outcome for Speaking and Listening: Develop and apply effective communication skills through speaking and active listening
SL.2 – Discussion and Collaboration: Develop and apply reciprocal communication skills by participating in a range of collaborative discussions
SL.3 – Comprehension: Develop and apply active listening and interpretation skills using various strategies
ENGLISH/LANGUAGE ARTS (6-12):
RN.1 – Learning Outcome for Reading Nonfiction: Read and comprehend a variety of nonfiction independently and proficiently
RN.2 – Key Ideas and Textual Support: Extract and construct meaning from nonfiction texts using a range of comprehension skills
RN.3 – Features and Structures: Build understanding of nonfiction text, using knowledge of structural organization and author’s purpose and message
RN.4 – Connection of Ideas: Build understanding of nonfiction texts by evaluating specific claims and synthesizing and connecting ideas
SL.1 – Learning Outcome for Speaking and Listening: Refine and apply effective communication skills through speaking and active listening
SL.2 – Discussion and Collaboration: Refine and apply reciprocal communication skills by participating in a range of collaborative discussions
SL.3 – Comprehension: Refine and apply active listening and interpretation skills using various strategies
SL.4 – Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas: Refine and apply speaking skills to communicate ideas effectively in a variety of situations
FINE ARTS: THEATRE:
Anchor Standard 6 – Convey meaning through the presentation of artistic work: Theatre artists share and present stories, ideas, and envisioned worlds to explore the human experience.
FINE ARTS: VISUAL ARTS:
Anchor Standard 4 – Select, analyze, and interpret artistic work for presentation: Artists and other presenters consider various techniques, methods, venues, and criteria when analyzing, selecting, and curating objects artifacts, and artworks for preservation and presentation.
FINE ARTS: GENERAL MUSIC:
Anchor Standard 1 - Connect with a varied repertoire of music by exploring the relationships between music and personal experience:
Anchor Standard 3 - Connect with a varied repertoire of music by exploring the relationships between music and history and culture.

Qualifications

Conducts educational programming for 2 or more years: Yes
Performs criminal background checks on staff with youth contact: Yes
Maintains general liability insurance: Yes
Provides study guides for teachers and or students: Yes
Provides scholarship and reduced fees: Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes
Connects to State (IDOE) and/or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes

Cancellation Policy

Please notify the Indiana Historical Society in case of cancellation or change in group numbers as soon as possible by calling (317) 234-0077 or emailing reservations@indianahistory.org.

We recommend paying the day of your visit; however, if advance payment is necessary or if the school must prepare a check in advance we are able to accommodate. If actual group numbers differ from the number of participants registered, you must request a refund upon check-in at the Welcome Center desk. Welcome Center staff will complete a refund request form and a check will be mailed after this form has been processed. Please call ahead of your visit if you require an invoice.

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