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4.24 | Design It!

What would a modern world’s fair include? Be a designer and make a prototype of an invention you would display or create a map showing what your modern fair would offer. Share your inventions or maps on social media using the hashtag #CHMatHomeFamilies. What would a modern world’s fair include? Be a designer and make More

4.23 | Souvenir Shopping

Souvenirs help us remember the places we have visited and fun times we’ve had. People who went to the 1893 world’s fair bought lots of souvenirs! Have fun solving riddles to match them to the right souvenir. Draw a picture of your favorite or make it out of clay or playdough. Share your souvenirs on More

4.22 | The First Ferris Wheel

Get a glimpse into the construction of the first Ferris wheel by reading telegrams between the inventor and the man in charge of building it. Find inspiration in a Ferris wheel advertisement. Then write your own telegram and design an advertisement for the Ferris wheel’s opening day. Share your creations on social media using the More

4.21 | Map Your Visit to the Fair

Use a map of the 1893 fairgrounds to plot your imaginary visit to the world’s fair! Along the way, discover some of the exciting buildings, rides, and amusements. Share your maps and drawings on social media using the hashtag #CHMatHomeFamilies.

Barrio por Barrio: Descubriendo los Vecindarios de Chicago

Explora la riqueza cultural de los 77 vecindarios de Chicago a través de Hood by Hood: ¡Descubre los barrios de Chicago en esta reta semanal! Cada semana, explora la historia de los barrios de Chicago y los desafíos que enfrentan los migrantes, inmigrantes y refugiados en la ciudad de Chicago. Explora las decisiones que estas More

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