Explore Colorado History and Earn Digital Badges

Posted by on September 1, 2015 in Professional Development, Student Opportunities | Comments Off on Explore Colorado History and Earn Digital Badges

HCC_SMlogoExplore Colorado History and Earn Digital Badges

History Colorado offers online exhibits that make Colorado history come alive through the creative presentation of authentic artifacts, historical images, and audio-visual materials. Interactive components link the past to contemporary issues. Topics include:

  • Amache: Japanese Internment during World War II 
  • Bent’s Fort: International Trade during the Fur Trade Era 
  • Lincoln Hills: Segregation and African American History in Colorado
  • Coming soon! Tribal Paths: The Ute People

Elementary, middle and high school students complete a series of online activities to earn Digital Badges in a Mozilla Backpack. Activities support critical thinking skills and literacy. The badges address state and national standards while bringing history to life.

Get your students started at Exhibits.HistoryColorado.org.

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