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Exploring the California Missions

The Huntington has developed an educational website relating to the exhibition "Junípero Serra and the Legacies of the California Missions" based on California’s Common Core State Standards in support of 4th-grade curricula.

 

Discover “Exploring the California Missions” at missionhistory.org

 

 

Exploring the California Missions

 

 
DISCOVER THE HUNTINGTON

Discover The Huntington is a series of 4 short videos with accompanying printable study guides, teacher aids, and vocabulary worksheets designed to inspire, excite and orient students, teachers, and the general public coming to The Huntington. The videos include behind-the-scenes footage and insight into the careers of museum professionals.

 

Download the videos below, request the DVD, and view and print guides and worksheets >

 

Discover The Huntington DVD includes:

• "A Day at The Huntington," an overview (10:43) download

• "Art at The Huntington" (6:55) download

• "Botanical Gardens at The Huntington" (6:30)  download

• "The Library at The Huntington" (6:30)  download

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EXPLORATIONS in American History

Explore issues of independence, rights and equality in a unique and compelling format. Read primary source documents such as a letter written by Harriet Beecher Stowe, listen to dramatized readings of the written work of historical figures, and view magnified images of objects such as the U.S. Constitution. American History buffs of all ages, this fun and engaging site is for you! >

 

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Explorations in American History

 
Land of Golden Dreams: California in the Gold Rush Decade 1848-1858

Land of Golden Dreams, an educational website presentation of The Huntington's remarkable collection of Gold Rush manuscripts, drawings, and rare printed materials allows the people involved to tell their own true stories and bring this unique event to life.

 

Begin the Adventure! >

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Plants are Up to Something

Take a virtual tour of The Rose Hills Foundation Conservatory for Botanical Science, plant flowers in the digital garden, explore the plant database, learn about plants with fun projects for home or classroom, and more! 

 

Take a virtual tour! >


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ArtWonders

Can portraits talk? What's in a landscape? How do artists make furniture we use everyday?

 

ArtWonders, an interactive website, explores new ways to wonder about art!

 

Go to ArtWonders >

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About The Huntington

The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens is a collections-based research and educational institution established in 1919 by Henry E. and Arabella Huntington. Henry Huntington, a key figure in the...

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