When History & Science Collide

8th grade science students visited the American Freedom Museum this week to experience the intersection of history and science.


After learning about the scientific method in science class, students have been challenged to use it in the museum to answer a question and follow the steps to arrive at a conclusion. Some of the questions are:  Which military uniform is the most effective in battle?  Which country has caused the most damage to the U.S? Was Pearl Harbor or 9/11 more traumatic for the U.S?

And many others… Students were required to make a rubric to evaluate their data and answer their original question to draw a conclusion. What a great way to look at the museum through the lens of science!