Patriots and Poultices: A Doctor During the Revolutionary War
Patriots and Poultices: A Doctor During the Revolutionary War Book Now! How did the colonial trades of physician and apothecary develop in the colonies? What are similarities and differences between diseases and treatments of the past compared to today? Set during the American Revolution, students will enter the world of Samuel Thompson – doctor, farmer, […]
Long Island Sound Connections
Long Island Sound Connections Book Now! How is the Long Island Sound important for human and animals health? In this STEM and conservation program, students explore the variety of animal and plant habitats that call Long Island Sound their home. By conducting research of their local Long Island Sound ecosystem, students compare and contrast variables […]
Knowledge is Power: Patriots, Slavery and Freedom in the American North
Knowledge is Power: Patriots, Slavery and Freedom in the American North Book Now! What does your freedom mean to you? Students will compare and contrast the role of freedom and education among three black men in Early American Long Island: A black loyalist spy named Benjamin Whitecuff; a young slave named Simon Thompson, and James […]
Living Off the Land: Long Island’s Original Inhabitants
This virtual program will put your students to the test!
Become a Spy Goes Virtual!
Become a Spy Goes Virtual! Book Now! How did the Culper Spy Ring form? Why was Long Island its birthplace? Can your students successfully recruit Rebecca Brewster, innkeeper of the Brewster House in 1778, to join the Culper Spy Ring during the American Revolution? As a group, we imagine becoming members of the Culper Spy […]