Apollo 11 patch on Armstrong's spacesuit

Hey Smithsonian – What is it like to walk on the Moon?

On July 16, 1969, the world watched as Apollo 11 launched into space from Cape Kennedy. The following days were filled with wonder and excitement as people prepared for the very first Moon Landing. This “one giant leap for mankind” would take place on July 20, 1969, and that day was forever soli... Read More

Recognizing the Japanese-American Soldiers of World War II

Nisei Solders showed bravery and grace as part of the American armed forces in WWII – and have you ever heard of them? If not, you are not alone! This large group of World War II soldiers were largely unrecognized for a long time despite their courage and patriotism. Nisei is the term for the [&he... Read More

Music Festival

Hey Smithsonian –How do you capture music in a museum?

Music is a vital part of American history and culture, and the Smithsonian has deemed 2019 the “Year of Music,” with music programming happening daily across the institution – meaning 365 days of music! In a museum, we wondered how you share something as vibrant and sensory as music. And boy, ... Read More

Join our Smithsonian Insider Access Webinar Series

WorldStrides is thrilled to announce our Smithsonian Institution Insider Access Webinar Series. These information-rich webinars will be a unique chance for educators to hear from some of the top educational experts in the world as they give us an insider look into tools developed by the Smithsonian ... Read More

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