Hop into History: Backyard Corps of Discovery

Add to Calendar06/09/2021 10:30 AM06/09/2021 11:00 AMAmerica/New_YorkHop into History: A Pittsburgh Puppy TaleEarly learners from ages 3 – 5 are invited to join us for an interactive online session exploring the people, places, and stories that make Pittsburgh unique! This session will feature the story of Dog Jack, a four-legged member of a group of Pittsburgh fire fighters who joined the Union Army during the American Civil War.Virtual – ZoomHeinz History CenterfalseMM/DD/YYYY

Early learners from ages 3 – 5 are invited to join us for an interactive online session exploring the people, places, and stories that make Pittsburgh unique!

This session will feature the story of the Lewis & Clark Expedition, which got many of their supplies from Pittsburgh before traveling west. Along the way, they drew and wrote about many of the things they saw.

Registration

This is a free program designed for children ages 3-5 and their adults, but we welcome donations. Advance registration is required. Please register online.

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For more information, please contact Nate Rodda at nrrodda@heinzhistorycenter.org.

Read Between the Lines: Exploring Political Cartoons

Join the History Center’s educators, archivists, and curators to learn more about the history of political cartoons, what we can learn from investigating them, and how they can be used with students in the classroom. This program will cover political cartoons that depict important historical events in American history and will dive into the work of local cartoonist, Tim Menees, and the subjects he covered during his career. Teachers will receive examples of cartoons to use in their teaching as well as additional resources and strategies for using cartoons as sources for students to gain insight into historical events.

This program is offered in connection with the American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith exhibit that is currently on display at the Heinz History Center.

This program will take place via Zoom with short breaks between segments.

Registration

The cost for this Act 48 is $5 per person without Act 48 hours and $10 per person for 2 Act 48 hours. You will be asked to please provide your PPID number during registration.

Please register online.

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For more information, please contact Amanda McAllen at aemcallen@heinzhistorycenter.org.