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Wednesday, 18 March 2020 13:39

Petersen Museum Offers Online Education Programs While Schools are Closed

Written by Larry Edsall, ClassicCars.com Journal
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With schools closing across the country because of the coronavirus pandemic, the Petersen Automotive Museum began offering free educational livestream programming March 17.

Although the museum has closed through March 31, for students looking for supplemental learning activities during school closures, the Petersen Automotive Museum will offer free educational live streams twice daily, the museum said. 
 
Daily presentations will consist of a lecture at 10 a.m. Pacific Time and a hands-on activity at 1 p.m. Pacific Time. In addition to live stream programming, the museum will offer downloadable worksheets and coloring sheets.
 
Programming is targeted for children aged 12 and younger, but is available for anyone to use.
 
The schedule is as follows. All times are Pacific.
 
Wednesday, March 18
 
10 a.m.---History of the Car: A look at the evolution of the automobile.
 
1 p.m.---License Plates: Students will learn about vehicle registration and make and decorate their own to show off something about their home state.
 
Thursday, March 19
 
10 a.m.---Storytime featuring “Go, Dog, Go!” by P.D. Eastman
 
1 p.m.---Animal Cars: Students make a car based on their favorite animal.

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