National Building Museum

The Mission of the National Building Museum is to advance the quality of the built environment by educating people about its impact on their lives. 

 

 

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MY HOUSE, MY HOME
Presented by: National Building Museum
Students explore the process, tools, and materials used to construct homes before building a home of their own. Guided by a museum educator, students begin to see connections between school curriculum and their own community.
Date: TBD
Time: TBD      
Length of Event: 1 hour and 30 minutes
Location: National Building Museum
401 F St NW
Washington, DC 20001
Discipline: Humanities
Curriculum Connections: Architecture/ Urban Studies, History/ Geography, Civics/ Law
Grades: PreK-1
Note: Requires 5 adults for 25 students.
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Education Standards  and Education Materials

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DESIGNING FOR DISASTER
Presented by: National Building Museum
Students work in teams to design a model building fit to survive an earthquake. Students learn and follow the steps of the engineering design process.
Date: TBD
Time: TBD           
Length of Event: 2 hours
Location:  National Building Museum
401 F St NW
Washington, DC 20001
Discipline: Humanities
Curriculum Connections: Architecture/Urban Studies, Technology, Science
Grades: 5-8
Note: Requires 5 adults for 30 students.

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CITY BY DESIGN
Presented by: National Building Museum
Students become city planners by planning, then constructing, an imaginary city. Guided by a museum educator, students begin to see connections between school curriculum and community issues.
Date: TBD
Time: TBD         
Length of Event: 2 hours
Location: National Building Museum
401 F St NW
Washington, DC 20001
Discipline: Humanities
Curriculum Connections: Architecture/Urban Studies, History/Geography, Civics/Law
Grades: 1-5
Note: Requires 5 adults for every 30 students

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The DC Collaborative is a FY17 partner grant recipient of the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities.

The DC Collaborative is proud to receive a grant for its Collective Impact work supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.