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Jamestown Settlement & American Revolution Museum at Yorktown


Online Resources for At-Home Educators and Learners - March 30, 2020 With so many "at-home" educators and learners, the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is sharing a weekly edition of Teacher Times every Monday. In this newsletter, you'll find links to online learning resources along with information on historyisfun.org/webbcasts for you and your students to review again and again. . We hope you and your students will enjoy learning about America's past with us!



This Week's Free Webcasts Enjoy virtual field trips to Jamestown Settlement and  the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown to learn about life in the 17th and 18th centuries. This week, we will learn about life on an 18th-century farm and then travel back to in time to learn about what life was like for the Powhatan Indians. (All times are EDT.) AMERICAN REVOLUTION MUSEUM AT YORKTOWN Tuesday, March 31 - Life on an 18th-Century Farm 10 a.m. - Life of the Enslaved - https://zoom.us/j/951944005 11 a.m. - Flax Demonstration - https://zoom.us/j/944506809 12 p.m. - Spinning Wheel - https://zoom.us/j/852601414 JAMESTOWN SETTLEMENT Thursday, April 2 - Life of the Powhatan Indians 10 a.m. - Farming          - https://zoom.us/j/806613910 11 a.m. - Fishing              - https://zoom.us/j/853811179 12 p.m. - Hunting            - https://zoom.us/j/976822732 How Revolutionary are You? A diverse group of people were caught up in the American Revolution - loyalist, patriots and even those who were neutral. Discover your revolutionary soul mate by taking the How Revolutionary are You? quiz.   Who Was James I Jamestown was named after James I, the King of England from 1603 to 1625. Learn more about James I of England (he was also James VI of Scotland) and his goals for the English settlement in Virginia.

HOW CAN WE HELP YOU? During these unique times, we are all educating and learning in uncharted waters. Think of yourself as an explorer! To help us best serve you online, please take a short survey to determine your interests and needs. This will help us spotlight, create and offer the most helpful online resources for you and your students.  If you are interested in participating in this survey, please email educationalnews@jyf.virginia.gov or respond to this newsletter with the word "survey." Thank you in advance for your assistance.

We hope you will find these and other resources helpful as you explore the stories of Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown.

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