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Taking a summer field trip to a local history museum is always a great idea, but how do you make sure kids are staying engaged and actually learning from their experience? Use these Educate.Today video resources that put your students in the heart of interesting and unforgettable museum adventures.
It was once one of the largest cities in the Americas, and remains home to the largest prehistoric manmade earthen construct in the United States. The archeology of the area has shed light on the lives and accomplishments of the Mississippian people that once inhabited this land, and the Interpretive Center and surviving mounds at Cahokia continue to educate visitors all year round.
The moving panorama served as an early form of cinema during the 19th century where it would be taken from town to town and played before a crowd, accompanied by lectures, storytelling, and music. The Saint Louis Art Museum has turned the laborious task of restoring the very large “Panorama of the Monumental Grandeur of the Mississippi Valley” into an exhibition all its own.
When the last Campbell departed in 1938, a few civic minded citizens were worried about the fate of the house, so they banded together and raised enough money to buy most of the Campbell’s possessions. A large donation from the Stix, Baer, and Fuller department store was used to buy the building. In 1943, it was turned into a museum and The Campbell House Foundation has run it ever since.
If you’re part of Charter Cable in St. Louis City and County, then you can view our daily programs of featured videos through the access points below. Programs are aired Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. For our slate of programs, click on the hyperlinked title or click here.
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