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Resources for Field Trips and Connections to Common Core
Mystic Seaport provides a springboard for meaningful, integrated learning experiences that offer varied opportunities for addressing the Common Core State Standards. Students at all levels can access and gather information from primary sources, investigate topics, analyze, integrate, and present information in many forms.
The Museum's Education Department is pleased to offer new resources for educators who would like to bring their students for either a self-guided or staff-guided Museum tour. Please also find information below that details how Mystic Seaport programs connect with Common Core State Standards.
Common Core and State Standards
- Mystic Seaport educational programs and the Common Core
- Mystic Seaport educational programs' connections to CT state standards in social studies and science
Mystic Seaport Guided Tour
Mystic Seaport Self-Guided Tour
- Chaperone itineraries
- Pre-visit questions, post-visit activities, and online resources
- Instructions and link to photos for Mystic Seaport object observation activity
How to Read an Object Handouts
Mystic Seaport Bibliography