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Historical Items

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Item 14913

Bucksport Grammar School students, 1892

Contributed by: Bucksport Historical Society Date: 1892 Location: Bucksport Media: Photographic print

Item 103616

Fingerprinting explained to students, Portland, 1936

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: 1936-12-17 Location: Portland Media: Glass Negative

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High school students at Porter Lake, Strong, ca. 1909

Contributed by: Strong Historical Society Date: circa 1909 Location: Strong Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Reading, Writing and 'Rithmetic: Brooklin Schools

When Brooklin, located on the Blue Hill Peninsula, was incorporated in 1849, there were ten school districts and nine one-room school houses. As the years went by, population changes affected the location and number of schools in the area. State requirements began to determine ways that student's education would be handled. Regardless, education of the Brooklin students always remained a high priority for the town.

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Bowdoin College Scientific Expedition to Labrador

"The Bowdoin Boys" -- some students and recent graduates -- traveled to Labrador in 1891 to collect artifacts, specimens, and to try to find Grand Falls, a waterfall deep in Labrador's interior.

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Student Exhibit: Bloomfield Academy

In 1842, the new Bloomfield Academy was constructed in Skowhegan. The new brick building replaced the very first Bloomfield Academy, a small wooden building that had been built in 1814 and served as the high school until 1871. After that, it housed elementary school classes until 1980.

Site Pages

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Guilford, Maine - STUDENT CORNER

… Community Middle School Students PCMS Students Visit Bangor Daily News PCMS Students visit to Bangor Daily News X Read the Guilford History…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Student Exhibits

Student Exhibits Bath Savings Institution and Hyde Block The Intersection of Centre and Washington Church Block Columbian Block The Customs House…

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Life on a Tidal River - Cohen Students

Ron Bilancia's quarterly Maine Studies classes worked on this project. All students received instruction on how to handle artifacts and how to scan…

My Maine Stories

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My service in Afghanistan with the Marines and my life today
by Nicholas Krier

My service in Afghanistan with the Marines

Story

Surfing in Maine
by Emma G.

Emma, a student of documentary film making, talks about surfing at Scarborough Beach

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The tradition of lobstering
by Sadie Samuels

I learned to fish from my Dad and will lobster the rest of my life

Lesson Plans

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Primary Sources: Museum Practices for Students

Grade Level: K-2, 3-5 Content Area: Social Studies
Included here are some basics about general museum etiquette and ways to enable your students a greater understanding of museums, artifacts and their significance in illustrating history.

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Bicentennial Lesson Plan

Maine's Beneficial Bugs: Insect Sculpture Upcycle/ Recycle S.T.E.A.M Challenge

Grade Level: 3-5, 6-8 Content Area: Science & Engineering, Visual & Performing Arts
In honor of Earth Day (or any day), Students use recycled, reused, and upcycled materials to create a sculpture of a beneficial insect that lives in the state of Maine. Students use the Engineer Design Process to develop their ideas. Students use the elements and principles to analyze their prototypes and utilize interpersonal skills during peer feedback protocol to accept and give constructive feedback.

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Bicentennial Lesson Plan

Building Community/Community Buildings

Grade Level: 6-8 Content Area: Social Studies
Where do people gather? What defines a community? What buildings allow people to congregate to celebrate, learn, debate, vote, and take part in all manner of community activities? Students will evaluate images and primary documents from throughout Maine’s history, and look at some of Maine’s earliest gathering spaces and organizations, and how many communities established themselves around certain types of buildings. Students will make connections between the community buildings of the past and the ways we express identity and create communities today.