Forks of the Ohio Homeschool Series

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 • 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fort Pitt Museum
$10 per student | Register
Object Story Telling | Grades 4-6

Add to Calendar02/06/2019 01:00 PM02/06/2019 03:00 PMAmerica/New_YorkForks of the Ohio Homeschool Series: Object Story TellingThe Fort Pitt Museum and Point State Park invites homeschool students to participate in a series of in-depth classes related to the history and environment of the Forks of the Ohio River. Classes will be both hands-on and minds-on and include reading and writing activities, student led discussions, hiking, and outdoor observation.Fort Pitt MuseumFort Pitt MuseumfalseMM/DD/YYYY

The Fort Pitt Museum and Point State Park invites homeschool students to participate in a series of in-depth classes related to the history and environment of the Forks of the Ohio River. Classes will be both hands-on and minds-on and include reading and writing activities, student led discussions, hiking, and outdoor observation.

This homeschool program is for students in grades 4-6.

Object Story Telling

  • Students will learn how objects tell stories.
  • Students will compare the use of objects and primary sources to explain history.
  • Students will participate in an observation activity designed to study objects in ways similar to curators and exhibit designers.
  • Students will participate in a scavenger hunt and creative writing activity to tell stories from Fort Pitt’s past.

Registration

This session costs $10 per student. Each class must be registered for individually online. Multiple students may be registered for the same class as part of one registration. Please register online.

This is a drop-off class, but parents and families are welcome to stay on site to visit the Fort Pitt Museum at no additional charge.

If the minimum number of students have not been registered, those registered for the class will be notified and registrations refunded. If and when the maximum number of students have been registered, please contact Kathleen Lugarich at kmlugarich@heinzhistorycenter.org to be placed on the waiting list and indicate the number of students and class.

Register now

Additional Classes in the Forks of the Ohio Homeschool Series

Grades 4-6

Object Story Telling – Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019
Tracking Basics – Thursday, March 14, 2019
Fort Pitt 50 – Thursday, April 4, 2019

Grades 7-8

Wildlife CSI – Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019
Crime & Punishment at Fort Pitt – Thursday, March 7, 2019
Basic Map and Compass Skills – Thursday, April 11, 2019

For more information, please contact Kathleen Lugarich at kmlugarich@heinzhistorycenter.org or 412-454-6418.