Conner Prairie

Conner Prairie

Experience the Hoosier spirit and Indiana heritage with a visit to Conner Prairie. It’s the ideal place to immerse your students in the state’s history with hands-on activities and plenty of opportunities to interact with staff portraying characters from the past. Spend time outdoors, try hands-on activities and get some exercise. Each visit covers academic standards in multiple subject areas including social studies, language arts, and science. For an educational, authentic and entertaining look into the history that shapes us today, come to Conner Prairie!

Areas include the 1823 William Conner House, 1836 Prairietown, Lenape Indian Camp, 1863 Civil War Journey, 1859 Balloon Voyage exhibit, Treetop Outpost and Nature Walk, Create.Connect (combining history, science and design) and Makesmith Workshop (focusing on making things).

EDUCATOR CONTACT INFO

schoolprograms@connerprairie.org

http://www.connerprairie.org

  13400 Allisonville Road, Fishers, IN 46038

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317-776-6000

317-776-6014

Civil War Museum Theater Outreach Program - Rebuil...

Program description

Rebuilding the House of Stone

The Civil War not only divided the nation, it also deeply divided families. Based on a real family, this one-act play tells the story of Henry and Valentine Stone, two Indiana brothers who were torn apart when one fought for the North and the other fought for the South.

Booking / scheduling contact

Conner Prairie Guest Services

   317-776-6000

 schoolprograms@connerprairie.org

Program detail
Artistic discipline: History & Heritage, Theatre
Cultural Origin:
Program type: In-School Performance
Population served: Grade 4, Grade 8, Students with Disabilities
Subject: History, Social Studies
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

Contact Guest Services for available dates and times.

Length of program: 45 minutes
Fees / Ticketing:

Prices start at $125 plus mileage.

IDOE STANDARDS

SOCIAL STUDIES:
Standard 1 - History

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
Three letters of recommendation / references available: Yes
Provides study guides for teachers and or students: Yes
Provides tools to assess student learning (workshops and residencies): Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes
Connects to State (IDOE) and/or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes