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Scavenger Hunt in Henry Ford Museum. Explore the exhibit "Heroes of the Sky" through featured artifacts, drawing, vocabulary, and questions for writing and discussion. Includes a tip sheet for parents/teachers/chaperones.
This Resource is for:Educators; Youth and Scouts; Students
Theme:American Innovation
Topic:Transportation, Past, Present and Future
Type of Use:Onsite Activity
Curriculum Connection:U.S. History; Economics; World History; Business; Science; Technology/Engineering; English Language Arts; Cross-disciplinary Thinking; Entrepreneurial Literacy
Common Core State Standards: English Language Arts Grade 2 - RI.2.4, RI.2.10, W.2.7, W.2.8, SL.2.1, SL.2.2, L.2.4; Grade 3 - RI.3.4, RI.3.7, RI.3.10, W.3.8, W.3.10, SL.3.1, SL.3.2, L.3.4; Grade 4 - RI.4.4, RI.4.7, RI.4.10, W.4.8, W.4.10, SL.4.1, SL.4.2, L.4.4; Grade 5 - RI.5.4, RI.5.7, W.5.8, W.5.10, SL.5.1, SL.5.2, L.5.4; Michigan Social Studies Grade Level Content Expectations: Grade 2 - H2.0.4; Grade 4 - H3.0.4; National Curriculum Standards for Social Studies Strands 2, 8; 21st-Century Skills: Creativity and Innovation; Communication and Collaboration; Information Literacy
Grade/Age Level:Upper Elementary; Middle School; Junior Girl Scouts; Cadette Girl Scouts; Boy Scouts
Time Period:Era 6: The Development of an Industrial, Urban and Global United States; Era 7: The Great Depression and WWII; Era 9: America in a new global age
Venue:Henry Ford Museum
Tags:History Hunter, field trip ideas, Wilbur Wright, Orville Wright, Wright Brothers, Wright Flyer, Boeing, Ford Tri-Motor, Douglass DC3, altitude, daredevil, barnstormer, flight, airplane