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 »

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 »

The Architecture is Art program introduces students to Frank Lloyd Wright and the Darwin Martin House in Buffalo, NY.  The programs are both in-class and on-site at the Martin House and will engage students in cross curricular activities that include engineering, history, art and math.  The program will culminate with the Junior Docent program, where… Read more »

Bring a BPO musician into your classroom and invite your students on a journey to the intersection of imagination, literature and classical music.

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 »

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

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

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

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

School tours at Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village give students and teachers a rich and immersive experience. Our 19th century village provides an ideal setting for students to see, hear, and touch wha