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Exhibit in Henry Ford Museum. Centered around an unparalleled collection of historically significant vehicles, this remarkable mix of authentic artifacts, digital media, interactive play and personal accounts focuses on the enormous influence the automobile has had on American culture—from the automotive innovations that have changed our lives to the everyday choices we make.
This Resource is for:Educators; Youth and Scouts; Students; Leadership
Theme:Transportation in America
Type of Use:Onsite Activity, Daily
Curriculum Connection:U.S. History; Economics; Civics; World History; Business; Science; Physics; Environmental Education; Technology/Engineering; English Language Arts; Arts and Design; Career Exploration; Creative Problem Solving; Cross-disciplinary Thinking; Self-direction; Entrepreneurial Literacy
National Curriculum Standards for Social Studies Strands I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X; Common Core State Standards Literacy in History/Social Studies RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.3, RH.6-8.4, RH.6-8.5, RH.6-8.7, RH.6-8.9, RH.9-10.1, RH.9-10.3, RH.9-10.4, RH.9-10.5, RH.9-10.7, RH.11-12.1; Michigan Social Studies Grade Level and High School Content Expectations 1 - G5.0.1; 2 - H2.0.3; 3 - H3.0.8, G4.0.2, E3.0.1; 4 - H3.0.1, H3.0.2, H3.0.5, H3.0.6, E1.0.4, E1.0.5, E1.0.8, E3.0.1; 6 – H1.2.5; 9-12 - USHG 6.1.5, 7.2.3, 8.2.2, 8.3.1, 9.1.1; ; 9-12 - Econ 1.1.2, 1.3.2, 1.4.2, 1.4.3, 1.4.4, 2.1.9, 3.2.5; ; 9-12 - WHG 6.1.2, 6.1.3, 7.1.4, CG2, CG3; Michigan Science Grade Level and High School Content Expectations 3 - S.RS.03.11, S.RS.03.16, S.RS.03.17, S.RS.03.19, E.SE.03.32, E.ES.03.51, E.ES.03.52, P.FM.03.37; 4 - S.RS.04.11, S.RS.04.16, S.RS.04.17, S.RS.04.19; 5 - S.RS.05.15, S.RS.05.19, P.FM.05.34, P.FM.05.42; 6 - 6 - S.RS.06.15, S.RS.06.19, S.RS.06.18, P.EN.06.11; 7 - S.RS.07.15 S.RS.07.18, S.RS.07.19, E.ES.07.42; 9-12 Physics – P1.2g, P1.2j, P1.2k; 9-12 Biology - E2.4A; Michigan English Language Arts Grade Level and High School Content Expectations 3 - L.RP.03.02; 4 - R.WS.04.07, L.RP.04.01; 5 - R.WS.05.07, L.RP.05.01; 6 - R.WS.06.07, L.RP.06.01; 7 - R.WS.07.07; 8 - R.WS.08.07; 9-12 - 2.1.3, 2.1.10, 2.3.2, 2.3.4, 2.3.7
Grade/Age Level:Upper Elementary; Middle School; High School; Adults; 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 8: Post-WWII United States; Era 9: America in a new global age
Pricing:Free with Museum admission
Venue:Henry Ford Museum
Tags:automobile, car, assembly line, fuel, Henry Ford, interstate, pollution, price, choice, innovation, culture, electric, gasoline, hybrid, steam, SUV, truck, racing, film, interactive touchscreen, user,