Museum of the American Railroad

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The Museum of the American Railroad, in working with local educators, and using the latest Texas Essential Knowledge & Skills (TEKS) criteria, has developed the following Educators Guides.  The Museum offers educational programming for grades Pre-K through 12, along with University level special presentations and study trips. 

Museum programming meets 2011 TEKS requirements in Language Arts, Mathematics, Multi-Cultural Studies, Sciences, and Social Studies for public schools.

School Tours:

Bells & Whistles Tours (Grades PreK - 5) A comprehensive tour of our exhibits and our most popular!  Click here for a sample Educator's Guide.

Westward Expansion & the Transcontinental Railroad
(Grades 3 - 9) Understanding what moved people to go West - figuratively  and literally!

The Golden Age of Rail Travel (Grades 6 - 9) Fancy travel and great struggles on the rails during the first half of the 20th century!

Train Technologies (Grades 3-8) Discover what makes these immense machines move!

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