Our team of Museum educators are here to assist teachers and caregivers with engaging lessons for all ages. From natural history explorations to our famed Oregon Encounters, you’ll find many tools to expand horizons and keep the kids learning.
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Meeting the Sewells
An unsuspecting museum-goer finds himself transported back in time, coming face to face with resourceful settlers Columbus and Louisa Sewell. Meeting the Sewells offers the unique perspective of one of the first Black families to settle in Central Oregon.
The short film is a collaboration with the High Desert Museum, Oregon Black Pioneers and North East Production. Educators are welcome to share this film with students and dive into Oregon history. View the complete short film and read guiding questions for your class.
Food Gathering, First Foods and Food Sovereignty
This video and guide are resources for educators, at multiple grade levels, who might want to use First Foods: Roots and Berries with Warm Springs Traditional Gatherers, which features knowledge holders and culture keepers from The Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs discussing food gathering, First Foods and food sovereignty.
Virtual Oregon Encounters
Begin your Oregon Encounters journey with an overview of the video series and some guiding questions including how Oregon’s history has shaped the state today.