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Online Learning

Online learning options at the CHS allow you and your students to connect with us online at your convenience or through a live Distance Learning program. All of our engaging online program offerings are aligned with the goals and objectives of the Connecticut Elementary and Secondary Social Studies Frameworks and Common Core State Standards.

Distance Learning

These hour-long, live, interactive programs are great for your students whether they’re at home or in your classroom. Though Zoom is our preferred platform, we are happy to accommodate your technology needs and requirements. Program length can be shortened for class length, as needed. For deeper engagement, create a multi-visit experience by pairing a distance learning program with an on-site or outreach program!

Grades 5-8

Which Side Are You On? Patriots and Loyalists in the American Revolution

Grades 5-8

Life at War: Everyday People in the American Revolution

Grades 5-8

Life as a Patriot Soldier

Grades 1-3

Communities in Action: People Helping People

Grades 3-5

One Person, One Vote

Grades K-2

Going to School in Early America

Grades 3-5

Learning Your Lessons in Early America

Grades 4-8

Chasing the American Dream

Grades 5-8

American Revolution Combo

History in a Nutshell

Looking for quick history lessons and follow-up activities for your class? Look no further! Incorporate these Connecticut history snapshots into your classroom on your schedule. All of these lessons are inquiry-based and feature a variety of primary sources from our vast museum collection. History in a Nutshell is available free of charge to help support our educational community; all we ask is that you complete a quick survey after completing these activities.

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Designed for grades K-2

How a Community Changes Over Time

Grades 1-3

Transportation: From Here to There, by Land Water or Air

Designed for grades 3-5

The Fundamental Orders of Connecticut: Creating Connecticut’s Government

Designed for grades 5-8

Rochambeau to the Rescue

Designed for grades 1-3

The Pledge of Allegiance

Designed for grades 3-5

The Golden Age of Yankee Whaling

Designed for grades 5-8

James Pennington’s Fight for Freedom

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Tuesday-Friday 12pm-5pm, Thursday nights until 8pm
Saturday 9am-5pm
Sunday 12pm-5pm

Research Center Hours:

Tuesday-Saturday 12pm-5pm, Thursday nights until 8pm
Always by appointment only.

Location

One Elizabeth Street
Hartford CT, 06105

860.236.5621