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Detail from Civil War-era letter from the exhibition MAIL CALL. Courtesy the Smithsonian National Postal Museum

 

SITES hosts a number of online exhibitions. Some online exhibits complement traveling programs, while others are stand-alone virtual exhibitions. Want to learn more? Click on an exhibition!

American Sabor: Latinos in U.S. Popular Music

American Sabor: Latinos in U.S. Popular Music

This interactive website is cutting-edge! It includes the opportunity for users to sample Latin beats, share playlists, rate videos, and more.

 

Roberto Clemente website

Beyond Baseball: The Life of Roberto Clemente

This bilingual website allows users to trace Roberto Clemente's extraordinary life and career through interactive games,
teacher's lesson plans, and movie clips (provided by Major League Baseball). The site was generously sponsored by the Smithsonian Women's Committee.

   

Corridos website

Corridos sin Fronteras: A New World Ballad Tradition

Also a bilingual website, Corridos features full classroom materials, countless audio clips, and meticulously researched history. The site encourages visitors to create their own ballad in the corrido tradition. While the exhibition is no longer traveling, the website truly provides an in-depth history of this musical art form.
   
Dig It! The Secrets of Soil

Dig It! The Secrets of Soil

Don't call it dirt. Soil is complex and supports, in one way or another, virtually every life form on Earth. Learn about ecology, biology, environmental science, and more with this presentation from the National Museum of Natural History.

   

Doodles, Drafts, and Designs website

Doodles, Drafts, and Designs: Industrial Drawings from the Smithsonian

A complete online version of the traveling exhibition, this website provides detailed imagery of famous and not so famous inventions as well as information about the forward thinking men and women who developed them. The site was made possible by the generous support of Marsh.

   

Earth from Space website

Earth from Space

This fun and interactive website allows viewers to zoom in on spectacular satellite details of the earth. Designed with teachers and students in mind, the website complements the traveling exhibition by the same name and educates readers about satellite technology and its myriad applications.

   

Key Ingredients: America by Food website

Key Ingredients: America By Food (Museum on Main Street)

This comprehensive website explores the history of American food from Native American traditions to modern regional cooking. The site also incorporates complete teacher resources and a "cookbook project" that permits visitors to search for recipes and even share their own.
   
Romare Bearden: A Black Odyssey

Romare Bearden: A Black Odyssey

Check out the series of works created by American artist Romare Bearden which were inspired by Homer's classic tale "The Odyssey." Includes full audio files from the award-winning app as well as artist photos and little-known facts.

   
Star Wars and the Power of Costume

Rebel, Jedi, Princess, Queen: Star Wars™ and the Power of Costume

Get to know the history and design of a pantheon of galactic costumes, from all seven epic films. The site includes gallery and installation images from the traveling exhibition as well as little-known costume facts, actor and designer quotes, and a range of fan photos from events at various museums.

   

Sports: Breaking Records, Breaking Barriers website

Sports: Breaking Records, Breaking Barriers

Sports fans should bookmark this site as it provides fascinating and little-known details about some of the most pivotal moments in sports history. Rare imagery, quotes, and Smithsonian artifacts make this a serious must-see! Audi is the exclusive National sponsor of the Sports exhibition.

 



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