Collaborate with Mount Vernon experts and K-12 teachers from across the country for a FREE half-day digital workshop exploring how to bring George Washington, Mount Vernon, and STEM into your virtual or in-person classroom.

 

March 13, Grades 7-12

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Connect STEM Topics With History

Join our Education staff and K-12 teachers from across the country to explore the many connections between STEM and the history of George Washington's Mount Vernon and the 18th century.

Learn from Mount Vernon's Historic Trades, Historic Preservation, and Collections teams through presentations on topics including chocolate making, homespun textiles, and more.   

Gain confidence integrating history and STEM concepts in an interdisciplinary context to support student learning while building a network of content peers.

Explore the Schedule and Register for a Workshop

  • 30 minutes of asynchronous work will be required prior to participation.
  • Priority will be given to teachers and/or coordinators working in Title 1 schools.
  • Each workshop is limited to 50 teachers 
  • Register for one workshop only (the content presented in each workshop is identical, but scaled for grade level)

Schedule

8:00-8:30 am EST

Welcome

8:30-9:15 am EST

18th Century Foodways: Desserts from the Washingtons' Table

9:15-9:45 am EST

Place/Object Analysis: Foodways at Mount Vernon

9:45-9:50 am EST

Reflection

9:50-10:10 am EST

BREAK

10:10-10:15 am EST

Reconnect

10:15-11:00 am EST

Weaving and the Loom: Old Tech and Technology

11:00-11:30 am EST

Object Analysis: Textiles at Mount Vernon

11:30-11:50 am EST

Reflection & Application

11:50am-12:00 pm EST

Goodbye

March 13, 2021, 8am-12pm EST

This workshop is for educators teaching grades 7-12

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