Outreach Programs

November–March

Cost: Prices start at $125 plus mileage for the following programs.

Programs include the following:

Rebuilding the House of Stone (Grades 4 & 8)
The Civil War not only divided the nation, it also deeply divided families. This one-act play tells the story of Henry and Valentine Stone, two real Indiana brothers who were torn apart when one fought for the North and the other fought for the South. (offered in February and March)

Take Flight! (Grades 2-6)
Learn about the concepts of lift and thrust. Meet a pilot from the early days of flight and hear her story. Make and test a simple airplane made of paper. Discuss the importance of perseverance in innovation and invention.

Electricity (Grades 3 & 4)
A member of a 1930s farm family will visit your classroom to lead a series of activities involving electricity as a power source. Find out about the Rural Electrification Act that brought electricity to American farms. Discuss the pros and cons of using electricity. Build an electrical circuit. Take on roles of different types of farmers and, using a budget, make decisions on what equipment to buy if electricity comes to the farm.