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The Museum of the American Railroad is pleased to present its 2014/2015 Educational Program Directory.  The Directory includes five programs targeted to local schools: four spanning grades K through 11, and a fifth offering internship opportunities for high school seniors and college students.  The Directory also highlights five new programs currently in development for the 2015/2016 academic year. 

Museum of the American Railroad's Educational Program Directory for the 2014/2015 academic year!

Current programming includes:

Field to Factory:  Trains, Jobs, and American Commerce - Grades 1-3
An Interactive Economics, History, and Geography Program
Field to Factory Supplemental Materials

Buy, Build, Boom!
Agriculture, Economics, Geography, and Transportation (For grades made up of multiple grade levels)

Bolts & Jolts:  All Aboard the Energy Train! - Grade 4
A STEM Program on Technological Development, Energy, & Problem Solving
The Museum would like to acknowledge the generosity of Elenco Electronics, Inc. for its in-kind support of Bolts & Jolts!

Thundering Prosperity - Grades 6-8

A Lesson in States' Rights, Economics, and Government Regulation

Race, Rights, and the Railroad - Grades 9-10
A Lesson in Civil Rights, Labor Unions, and Race Relations on the Railroads

Logistics & Supply Chain Management - Grades 6-8
The Art and Science of Moving Materials Efficiently in a World Economy

Taming the Giant - Grades 11-12
A Lesson in History, Economics, Government, Legislation, and Regulation

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