History to Go Van

History to Go Van

The Ohio Historical Society's History to Go Van takes to the road every school year bringing Ohio's history to life for thousands of students in schools, classrooms, libraries, and latchkey programs throughout the state. Education staff and volunteers, costumed when appropriate, and equipped with hands-on reproduction items, education collections, and props, literally bring the museum exhibits to you as they pull into school parking lots, natural areas and other educational venues in the state.

Costs:
Half-day: $200.00 + mileage
All-day: $350.00 + mileage
One-hour: $75.00 + mileage (Franklin County "latchkey" only)

Please call 800.686.6124 or 614.297.2663 for more information or to make a reservation.
Click here to download a History to Go Van registration form.

Pioneer Life Experience

Pioneer Life Experience

Students use a primary and secondary sources to learn about Ohio's early pioneers.

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Achievement Advantage

Achievement Advantage

Students have the opportunity to sharpen the skills necessary for success in the upcoming achievement tests with this engaging program.

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American Indian Experience

American Indian Experience

Students use and read maps and timelines, handle authentic and reproduction artifacts, and engage in a variety of hands-on activities representative of Ohio's prehistoric peoples and historic indians.

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Agriculture and Nature

Agriculture and Nature

Through a variety of hands-on activities and games, students will explore the ideas that all living things derive their energy from the sun and that food comes from places others than the grocery store.

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The 1940s and World War II

The 1940s and World War II

Students handle authentic and reproduction artifacts and engage in a variety of hands-on activities as they learn about life on the home front during WWII.

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Founding Documents

Founding Documents

Learn more about the founding documents in this great program!

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School of the Soldier

School of the Soldier

Through hands on activities students will experience some cultural practices and products of the Civil War.

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  This year's program sponsored by the Ingram-White Castle Foundation.