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ONLINE RESOURCES

The Education Department provides resources for teachers, families and learners of all ages to engage with the Intrepid Museum from home or the classroom. Materials include activity packets, design challenges and lesson extensions.

You can also stay engaged with us virtually through an array of digital content, including oral history interviews with Intrepid and Growler former crew members, an extensive video library on our YouTube channel, selections from our collection of artifacts, and a virtual tour of our historic spaces through Google Arts & Culture.

Online Learning Resources:

Virtual Tour
The Museum partnered with Google Arts & Culture to provide free online access to many of its historical spaces, artifacts and archives. Using Google’s Street View feature, people all over the world can now virtually explore the Museum’s most intriguing spaces, including Intrepid, Growler, the Concorde and the Space Shuttle Pavilion, all with just a few clicks.

Activity Packets

These inclusive, family-friendly packets are based on a variety of history and STEM themes inspired by the Intrepid Museum’s collections and stories. Activities use materials that can easily be found at home. Check back often, as packets will be added regularly!

Nuts & Bolts

Staying in Port: Aircraft Design

Staying in Port: Navigation


Staying in Port: Squadron Maneuvers

Design Challenges

Use materials around your home to tackle challenges inspired by those faced by engineers, astronauts, submariners and Intrepid's crew

Videos
Check out the Intrepid Museum's extensive video library on our YouTube channel. These include animated oral histories, curator talks and looks behind the scenes. We will post highlights here.

Lesson Extensions:

 

Teacher Resource Packet: A View from the Deep: The Submarine Growler & The Cold War
Click here for a guide to the exhibition A View from the Deep: The Submarine Growler & The Cold War that allows teachers to connect the exhibition to their curriculum. This guide explores exhibition themes that are linked to the New York City Social Studies Scope and Sequence, providing teachers with a solid background to lead their students through the exhibition during a self-guided visit.


Teacher Resource Packet: On the Line: Intrepid and the Vietnam War
Click here for a guide to the exhibition On the Line: Intrepid and the Vietnam War that allows teachers to connect the exhibition to their curriculum. This guide explores exhibition themes that are linked to the New York City Social Studies Scope and Sequence, providing teachers with a solid background to lead their students through the exhibition during a self-guided visit.

Click here for a student-centric question sheet that allows students to explore On the Line: Intrepid and the Vietnam War on their own and answer questions based on documents and artifacts in the exhibition. At the end of this packet are essay prompts to assess students’ understanding of the topics they encountered.

Visual Vocabularies
Visual Vocabularies can augment communication or help students and groups focus their visit. Use these Visual Vocabularies to prepare students for what to expect, introduce new vocabulary and plan out what to see at the Museum. Print different ones and cut and paste the squares to plan your own self-guided visit. The submarine Growler has special requirements for entry, which are listed here.

Life aboard Intrepid PDF |  Aviation PDF  |  Space Travel PDF  |  Staying Afloat PDF  |  Transportation PDF  |  Submarines PDF

For more information about pre-visit and on-site accessibility resources, click here.

Scavenger Hunts
If you’re coming to the Museum for a self-guided visit, we have free, printable scavenger hunts available to help guide your experience.

Click here to download the scavenger hunt for grades 2 and under.
Click here to download the scavenger hunt for grades 3–6.
Click here to download the scavenger hunt for grades 7–12.
Click here to download the scavenger hunt answer keys.

 

CONTACT THE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT
Call: 646-381-5020
Email: education@intrepidmuseum.org
 

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