Oklahoma History Center to Host National History Day Boot Camp

Oklahoma History Center - July 9, 2021 12:28 pm

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OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma History Center (OHC) will host a National History Day Boot Camp on Thursday, July 29, from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. This workshop will show middle and high school teachers how to bring project-based learning and critical thinking skills into their classrooms through the adaptable curriculum of the National History Day program.

The workshop is $10 for Oklahoma Historical Society members and $15 for non-members. To register, please visit www.okhistory.org/historycenter/classes. Registration closes Monday, July 19. The OHC is located at 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive in Oklahoma City.

At the Oklahoma History Center, visitors can discover the people and stories that make Oklahoma truly unique: the history of oil and gas exploration, steamboats navigating Oklahoma rivers, the heroism of early aviators and astronauts, and the enduring presence, history and contributions of 39 American Indian tribes headquartered in the state. With five permanent galleries as well as special exhibits, the OHC offers hands-on activities covering more than 50 subjects. For more information, please visit www.okhistory.org/historycenter.

The Oklahoma History Center is a division of the Oklahoma Historical Society and is an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, National Archives and is an accredited member of the American Alliance of Museums. The mission of the Oklahoma Historical Society is to collect, preserve and share the history and culture of the state of Oklahoma and its people. Founded in 1893 by members of the Territorial Press Association, the OHS maintains museums, historic sites and affiliates across the state. Through its research archives, exhibits, educational programs and publications the OHS chronicles the rich history of Oklahoma. For more information about the OHS, please visit www.okhistory.org.

 

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