With your partner, plan a trip to a museum. Use your imagination and pretend that both of you are going to go with your families. Choose one of the museums listed below. After you click on the link, find the information for the questions on your worksheet. You might need to click on other pages on the website like "Plan Your Visit", "Planning Your Visit", "Info", "Visit the Museum", or "Museum Visit". You also might need to click on other pages for directions, transportation, and activities/programs. Ask Kirsten for help if you can't find something.
Art Institute of Chicago http://www.artic.edu/aic/
Chicago Children's Museum http://www.chicagochildrensmuseum.org/
Chicago History Museum http://www.chicagohistory.org/
Adler Planetarium http://www.adlerplanetarium.org/
Field Museum of Natural History http://www.fieldmuseum.org/
Museum of Science and Industry http://www.msichicago.org/
Shedd Aquarium http://www.sheddaquarium.org/
Notebaert Nature Museum http://www.chias.org/
National Museum of Mexican Art http://www.nationalmuseumofmexicanart.org/
After you are finished, come back to the blog and answer these questions.
1. What is the name of the museum?
2. What hours and days is the museum open?
3. When are the free days?
4. What is the cost of general admission ($)?
5. What are you going to see at this museum?
6. What is the address?
7. What is the phone number?
8. How are you going to get there? What transportation are you going to use?
Now post your answers to the blog and read your classmates' information about other museums. If you see a museum that is interesting, ask Kirsten to help you print the information.