Filming of Virtual Field Trip footage.

Beyond the Battlefield: A Virtual Field Trip

Take your class on a behind-the-scenes field trip of the Museum with host Lauren Tarshis, author of the I Survived series of children’s historical fiction novels. Along the way, students will…

  • Meet museum educator Adrienne Whaley and museum curator Matthew Skic
  • See real artifacts and documents from the American Revolution
  • Learn the stories of two teenagers who actually served during the Revolutionary War
  • See the actual tent that George Washington lived in as he traveled with his soldiers

Download the Beyond the Battlefield Classroom Kit (Grades 2 – 8) that contains a Revolutionary War vocabulary list and discussion questions to supplement your virtual field trip.

Watch the Field Trip


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