National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute for School Teachers: "The Cold War Through the Collections of the Intrepid Museum" Applications Open!

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Type: 
Summer Program
Date: 
November 7, 2017 to March 1, 2018
Location: 
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, History Education, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Russian or Soviet History / Studies, Teaching and Learning

The Cold War through the Collections of the Intrepid Museum (July 22nd-August 3rd, 2018) will immerse participating teachers in scholarly historical research as well as the history, artifacts and oral histories in the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum’s collection that embody the Cold War era. Integrating content exploring the historical context of technological innovation, the Institute will serve a national group of 25 teachers in order to deepen their understanding and increase confidence in their ability to explore the subject thoroughly, critically and engagingly with their students. Open to all who fit the NEH eligibility criteria, this institute is most appropriate for middle and high school history, humanities, science and technology teachers. Please go to the website for more information and how to apply.

Contact Info: 

Lynda Kennedy, VP Education & Evaluation Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum