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Students will learn and be able to identify the seven simple machines. Participants will also learn and understand the concepts of work and force. This interactive workshop provides students with practical experience working with simple and compound machines. The program includes a museum tour in which students will also tour the museum to see how… Read more »

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The Erie Canal influenced the work, life, and culture of Western New York in many ways. This workshop will focus on how the Allan Herschell Carrousel Factory and other local industries benefited and changed with the development of the Erie Canal. Students will tour the museum to learn about the history of carrousel production and… Read more »

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Theodore Roosevelt remains one of America’s best-known and most recognizable presidents, but how much do you really know about him? This program for grades k-2 introduces students to TR at a lower-elementary relatable level as the inspiration for that standard of childhood, the Teddy Bear.Participatory storytime tells the tale of how an actual event showed… Read more »

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Theodore Roosevelt remains one of America’s best-known and most recognizable presidents, but how much do you really know about him? This program, recommended for grades 8 and 11, explores Theodore Roosevelt’s presidency, and the political issues of early 20th century America, through period political cartoon analysis and discussion. Political cartoons are far more than just… Read more »

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In this workshop students will gain the necessary tools for thinking critically about media messages. They will view and engage in a guided discussion about a series of short videos and clips in order

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The Roycroft Campus was founded by Elbert Hubbard whose main focus was on writing and publishing books. Students will follow in the footsteps of Hubbard creating a variety of book structures, as a way

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Students and teachers will participate in a one and a half hour tour of the Roycroft Campus, the birthplace of the American Arts and Crafts Movement. The docent-led tour will consist of historical inf

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The Hull Family Home & Farmstead provides a unique learning experience primarily for students in grades four, five, and seven. It is appropriate for these grades because student learning aligns with

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This program is designed to create awareness of Latin American culture and crafts, fair trade, tolerance and understanding, and related social justice issues. The following activities are available. I

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Architecture + Education is an educational program provided by the Buffalo Architecture Foundation. The program teaches NYS core curriculum subjects, such as Math, Science, History, Language Arts, Te