ERIC Number: ED425121
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Take a Field Trip through the 1980s. Celebrate the Century Education Series.
Postal Service, Washington, DC.
This is one in a series of six kits that the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) is publishing to help teach through stamps the history of the 20th century and the people, places, and events that have shaped our nation during the past 100 years. Each kit is designed to be taught as a complete and independent unit. The kit, which focuses on the 1980s, contains: (1) 10 teacher's lesson cards; (2) a resource guide; (3) 30 topic cards; (4) 30 student magazines; (5) a poster; and (6) assorted other materials for balloting and storage. The 10 lesson topics include: (1) "Celebrate the Century Vote!"; (2) "Let's get Stamping!"; (3) "'Rap Up' the Decade"; (4) "Doors to Science"; (5) "Sports Navigator: a Competitive Math Game"; (6) "Commemoration Celebration"; (7) "Video Documentary"; (8) "Aerobic Democracy"; (9) "Cat Tales"; and (10) "Fun in the Eighties." In addition to these kits, the U.S. Postal Service is celebrating the 20th century by issuing a limited-edition sheet of 15 commemorative stamps for every decade. (LB)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Heritage Education, Instructional Materials, Material Culture, Modern History, Social Studies, United States History
United States Postal Service, 475 L'Enfant Plaza SW, Washington, DC 20260-2437.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Postal Service, Washington, DC.