The Farmers’ Museum is pleased to present Harvest of History, an interactive website and fourth-grade curriculum dedicated to agriculture and rural life in New York State. The website includes an interactive virtual tour of The Farmers’ Museum; a database of primary sources, including museum objects and documents; printable versions of the interdisciplinary curriculum; and links to relevant resources.
The Farmers' Museum has a history of working closely with its sister institution, the New York State Historical Association, to provide curriculum materials and resources for the classroom. These lessons and activities bring history to life by delivering hands-on and engaging lessons for your students, while meeting New York State learning standards. They introduce students to key themes in
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Distance Learning allows you to bring the resources of The Farmers' Museum and our partner, Fenimore Art Museum,http://www.cilc.org/ContentProvider/CPProgramList.aspx?ID=205 to your students without ever leaving the classroom.
The Farmers’ Museum is devoted to preserving America’s rural heritage through interactive exhibits, living history programs, and educational workshops that depict farming and rural life. We have designed programming that will support your curriculum and help students make real world connections to their learning.
Kids programs at The Farmers' Museum inspire, nurture, and inform through art, craft, exploration, discussion, and presentation.
Week-Long Experiences. During our Weeklong Experiences, children get an in-depth look at our Museum by participating in engaging and hands-on programming.
From lunchtime tours and insightful films to evening book signings and lectures, The Farmers' Museum covers many topics in history and culture and introduces you to provocative speakers from throughout the world.
The Farmers' Museum has long held a mastery of folk art traditions and fine craftsmanship among living history museums in the United States. Taught by expert interpreters with years of experience under their belts, students will come away from our classes with exciting new knowledge and ability. Be a pioneer in your own life and discover what you're capable of creating!
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