Come Help Us Develop Teaching Materials from the Historic American Engineering Record!

The Learning and Innovation Office at the Library of Congress is excited to invite formal and informal educators working with 3rd through 12th grade students to join us for a unique in-person workshop experience. This single-day program will take place from 10 am to 4 pm on Monday, April 22, in the Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building.

Icebox: Exploring States of Matter Using Historic Photographs

Elementary students frequently learn about states of matter and may even build solar ovens or insulation boxes for experiments. While creating insulation boxes might seem to be a relatively simple science experiment today, methods such as these were once essential to providing safe food storage.

How Could You Use Primary Sources in Your STEM Classroom? Find Out at the National Science Teachers Association Area Conference on Science Education!

Join the LC Learning and Innovation Office staff for a workshop at the NSTA Area Conference 11/16/18 from 12:30 p.m.- 1:30 p.m. If you’re unable to join us at NSTA in November, you can still browse the many teaching resources available online related to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.