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Whether you are teaching K–12 school groups in-person or virtually, our educators can broadcast LIVE to your students on any of the major video conferencing platforms. Virtual visits enhance your standard curriculum and add interesting enrichment opportunities. Our programs are designed to be adjustable in length and content so we may best fit the needs of you and your learners.

Virtual Visit Offerings

Some programs have associated activity materials. These are provided digitally for those able to print and distribute. If you have no printer access, all activities can be completed with a blank sheet of paper.

Greece

Obeverse and reverse of coins from around the world.

Coins in the Ancient World

Best for Grades: Pre-K-2, 3-5

Coins can do more than make you wealthy. Discover more about the materials, symbols, and process of making coins to learn more about the messages they carry. Through interactive conversations, students will discuss coins they see in their lives. Together, they will assist our Museum educator in creating a “class coin” while working on their own coins with designs that send messages meant to be seen by the world!

Depiction of the birth of Athena on an amphora.

Myths in Painting

Greek Vases

Best for Grades: K-2, 3-5, 6-8

Investigate a series of painted vessels to uncover stories about mythical gods and creatures from ancient Greece. Through interactive conversation with a Museum educator, you will explore the poses, symbols, materials, and artistic techniques used by makers to learn more about how ancient Greeks interacted with the world. Think about how you would tell a story in a single image by using your newly trained eye to match Greek myths to their correct pottery pieces.

*Program Materials: Paper and writing utensils

Rome

View into a diorama of an ancient roman home.

Daily Life in Ancient Rome

Best for Grades: 6-8, 9-12, Adult

Embark on a virtual tour of a lavish Roman home to learn how to speak and write the real Latin terms for each room. Students will look closely at classical artifacts that would have been used inside the house to better understand the day-to-day lives of ancient Romans.

*Program Materials: Worksheet provided as a PDF

Obverse and reverse of an inmperial Roman coin.

Roman Imperial Coins

Best for Grades: 6-8, 9-12, Adult

They say money can’t buy happiness–but it can tell us a lot about the people who used it! Students will uncover the meanings behind common symbols on Roman coinage, what information coins hold for archaeologists, and some basic Latin terminology. They will then put these skills to the test as they decode Roman currency and make their own “class coin” based on their new knowledge.

*Program Materials: Paper and writing utensils

Learn from someone who lived there! Book a virtual International Classroom Workshop for this area.

Technology Requirements

We are able connect with you without the need of any special equipment or extra downloads! After you schedule your program, you will have access to technical support from our staff.

Plan Your Virtual Visit

Use the Request Your Program form to submit your interest and begin your booking. You will be contacted by our staff directly after your virtual request is received to discuss program details and to schedule a Tech Check to ensure smooth connections between the Museum and participating institution.

Cost (30 student per workshop)

Class Size Limits

Reading Ancient Artifacts

Prepare your learners to practice their critical skills by sharing their observations, stating claims, and forming questions about an artifact in the Museum’s collection. This 30-minute virtual visit is available for the special price of $100.00 through the end of the academic year!

Program Packages

Special offerings providing priority scheduling and dedicated technical support for those booking multiple programs within one school or many in a district.