• If you are citizen of an European Union member nation, you may not use this service unless you are at least 16 years old.

  • Get control of your email attachments. Connect all your Gmail accounts and in less than 2 minutes, Dokkio will automatically organize your file attachments. You can also connect Dokkio to Drive, Dropbox, and Slack. Sign up for free.


Handout - Be a Museum Curator

Page history last edited by Phyllis Fullem 6 years, 7 months ago

Be a Museum Curator!

As part of the unit, Making Cultural Connections: Connecting Experiences across Cultures, you will research a culture in order to create a museum exhibit with artifacts that fully represent a culture.

Before you begin to develop your museum, think about:

  • The different stories you have read so far. What culture interests you most? Why?

  • What kind of information would you use to fully represent a culture? (clothing, art, government, etc.)

  • What is the purpose of visiting a museum?

  • How would you compare a museum to a virtual museum that you visit online?

  • What information do you need to include in a virtual museum?

Now it’s time to design a museum!

When you have finished your research, create an exhibit in your museum that is both interesting and relative to your culture.

In your museum, be sure to:

  • Include at least five cultural artifacts that represent an aspect of your culture.

  • Include a brief description about your artifact and its relevance, or importance, to the culture (3-5 sentences).

  • Give credit to the sources from which you gathered information in MLA format.

  • Represent each artifact visually (short movie clips or pictures).

Organize your thoughts and have few grammatical, spelling, capitalization, or punctuation errors.


Comments (0)

You don't have permission to comment on this page.