National Museum of the U.S. Navy

The National Museum of the U.S. Navy collects, preserves, displays, and interprets historic naval artifacts and artwork to inform, educate, and inspire naval personnel and the general public.

The National Museum of the U.S. Navy was established in 1961 and opened to the public in 1963. As one of 14 Navy museums throughout the country, it is the only one that presents an overview of U.S. naval history. Permanent and temporary exhibitions commemorate the Navy's wartime heroes and battles as well as its peacetime contributions in exploration, diplomacy, navigation and humanitarian service.


AHFES Distance Learning


Winter Programs

Asterisk (*) indicates synchronous engagement available.

African American History Month *
Students learn about important African Americans who served in the United States Navy from the 18th century to the present
Content Areas: Social Studies/ History/ Geography, Diversity, Social and Emotional Learning
Discipline: Writing/Reading/Journalism
Resource Type: Online or Printable Lesson Plan/ Study Guide, Other Interactive Distance Learning Activity/ Online or Printable Resource
Learning Standards: Common Core Standards in History and Social Studies
Grades: 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Adult/Alternative Education
Length: 40 minutes
Accessibility Measures: Adjustable Volume

Ships to the Sea:  Ironclad Technology During the Civil War *
This is a live classroom lesson approximately 30-45 minutes. Students will learn the importance of iron as a new technology for warfighting ships during the American Civil War. Lesson will be presented by a museum educator and addresses the STEAM areas of science, U.S. history and social studies.
Content Areas: Social Studies/ History/ Geography, Science, Technology
Discipline: Artifact or Object Exploration
Resource Type: Filmed Guided Lesson Plan
Learning Standards: STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math); U.S. History (grades 7-12)
Grades: 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Adult/Alternative Education
Length: 40 minutes
Accessibility Measures: Adjustable Volume

USS Trieste: The Science of Depth and Pressure (Boyle's Law) *
This is a live classroom lesson approximately 30-45 minutes.  Students will learn the basic science behind  Boyle's Law and its affects on deep water submersible craft.
Content Areas: Math, Science, Technology
Discipline: Artifact or Object Exploration
Resource Type: Online or Printable Lesson Plan/ Study Guide, Filmed Discussion/Q&A, Other Interactive Distance Learning Activity/ Online or Printable Resource
Learning Standards: Math and Physical Sciences (Boyle's Law)
Grades: 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Adult/Alternative Education
Length: 40 minutes
Accessibility Measures: Adjustable Volume

World War II Victory Gardens: A Community United *
Students learn about the power of social activism and civic engagement effects change.
Content Areas: Social Studies/ History/ Geography, Civics/Government, Social and Emotional Learning
Discipline: Writing/Reading/Journalism, Artifact or Object Exploration, Visual Arts
Resource Type: Filmed Discussion/Q&A
Learning Standards: Common Core Standards in History and Social Studies; learning standards in civic engagement, and social emotion learning (SEL); community activism
Grades: 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Adult/Alternative Education
Length: 40 minutes
Accessibility Measures: Adjustable Volume

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