Resources & Opportunities for Students
We support student learning and excitement about the Revolution through a diverse set of resources and educational opportunities. Keep reading to find the right fit for your classroom or club.
Go behind the scenes at the Museum of the American Revolution and learn more about our objects and the stories they tell in this virtual field trip hosted by Lauren Tarshis, author of I Survived the American Revolution, 1776. Joined by curator Matthew Skic and educator Adrienne Whaley, Lauren discovers dramatic stories and evocative personal artifacts that make real the people of the Revolution.
Virtual Museum Tour
Experience the Museum’s award-winning, immersive galleries with our newly enhanced Virtual Museum Tour featuring 360-degree, high-resolution images, the ability to zoom in on objects and documents from the American Revolution, and a guided audio tour. The Virtual Museum Tour is introduced by Oscar-winning actor Michael Douglas.
Explore the American Revolution from its roots in the 1750s through a multimedia timeline showcasing original artwork, weapons, clothing, manuscripts and rare books from the Museum’s collection. See high quality images of a diverse set of artifacts and watch as a museum curator shows off a few of his favorite items!
Was American independence from Britain inevitable in the 18th century? In these full-day historical simulations, high school students are invited to step into the shoes of the Second Continental Congress and will debate the issues that may – or may not – lead to a momentous decision. Presented in partnership with the Foreign Policy Research Institute.