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Internet Sites:

• Museums and Learning: A Guide For Family Visits
Offers suggestions on how to make museum visits enjoyable learning experiences for families with children ranging in age from 4 to 12 years old.

• Museums Hotlist
A list of museums provided by the Franklin Institute.

Museums Online
“This information includes links to museum websites and virtual exhibits, educational and entertaining games and activities, and extensive learning resources concerning topics typically promoted through art, science and history museums.”

• Smithsonian Education: The Gateway to Smithsonian Educational Resources
Includes curriculum materials, teacher resources, teacher development info, and more.

• Smithsonian Institution
Information available includes current exhibits, maps of the museum, children’s activities, online exhibits from each of the Institution’s different museums, and an online shopping mart.

• Teacher’s Guide Virtual Field Trips
Resource includes links to virtual field trips to museums and exhibits.

• The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Site provides educational modules that cover major periods in American history. Each module includes a historical overview, lesson plans/quizzes/activities and recommended documents, films, and historic images. www.gilderlehrman.org

• Virtual Library Museums Page
Supported by the International Council of Museums (ICOM) the Virtual Library Museums Page is a directory of online museums and museum related resources.

• Yahoo! Museums and Exhibits
Museum directory is organized by broad subject categories.