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Online Learning Resources

Each unit contains several images that support important themes in history and the arts, and each of the units below ties directly to Virginia's Standards of Learning. The units also include helpful information and images available as downloads in Word and PowerPoint for teachers to use as part of their lessons. Click on each unit to open that topic in a new window.

Understanding Civics Through Art

Discussions include the role of citizen and government, art as a primary resource, interpreting objects, and fostering connections beyond the classroom.

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A World of Discoveries in Art

This experience brings Norfolk’s fourth-grade students to the Museum to participate in guided visits of the galleries, as well as to view performances by the Virginia Stage Company in the Museum’s Kauffman Theatre.

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Science of Glass

The Chrysler’s world-renowned glass collection features works with an infinite range of colors and forms. In order to explore these themes, the Museum offers Science of Glass, a resource for connecting works of art with facets of science.

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Colonial & Revolutionary America: 1610-1776

Through early American art, learners will utilize their knowledge of the time period to draw connections and to discuss how the artist or subject relates to the theme of colonial and revolutionary America.

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A Growing Nation: 1789-1862

Through early American art, learners will utilize their knowledge of the time period to draw connections and to discuss how the artist or subject relates to the theme of post-Revolutionary war, reform movements, and events leading to the Civil War.

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Ancient Egypt

Much of what we know about ancient Egyptian culture comes from the objects found in burial tombs. These tombs contain a wealth of information about Egyptian life, including beliefs, technology, and their daily life.

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Influences of Greece and Rome

Much of what we know about ancient Greek and Roman culture comes from the objects, art, and architecture they left behind. Explore these civilizations through works of art found in the Chrysler Museum of Art's collection.

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