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Spies of the American Revolution

from Roper Mountain

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Journey back to 1780 and learn about how early Americans felt about the Revolution that was taking place. Patriot militia fighting is all around as these brave men seek independence from the Crown. Spies played an important part of this War and your students will learn the techniques that the American resistance used.


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About This Program

Cost

Point to Point: $100.00


The following fee structure is used:
Greenville County - FREE
South Carolina - $50 per session; buy four, get the fifth FREE (All five programs must be booked at the same time to qualify)
Out-of-State - $100 per session; buy four, get the fifth FREE (All five programs must be booked at the same time to qualify)

Invoices are sent by email, and payment is due within 30 days of your session.

Length

50 minutes


Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 3, 4, 8Public Library: Library Patrons

Minimum participants:

5

Maximum participants:

35


Primary Disciplines

Social Studies/History, Language Arts/English, Mathematics, Technology/Information Science, Problem Solving


Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)
Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Skype, iChat, Vidyo, Movi/Jabber, Blue Jeans, etc...)
Webinar
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Booking Information

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Receive this program and 9 more for one low price when you purchase the CILC Virtual Expeditions package. Learn more

For more information contact CILC at (507) 388-3672

Provider's Cancellation Policy

We will not charge for programs canceled due to nature i.e. snow days. The full fee will be charged to sites which cancel with less than 48 hours notice unless the program is rescheduled immediately.

About This Provider

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Roper Mountain

Greenville, SC
United States

Our Mission is to educate and inspire learners of all ages to explore and investigate the world of science and technology. Our philosophy is that learning should be enjoyable as well as challenging.
We strive to ensure your learning experiences with Roper Mountain Science Center are interdisciplinary--incorporating, science, technology, mathematics, social studies, and language arts.

Contact:
Jasmine Poor
jpoor@greenville.k12.sc.us
8643558930

Program Details

Format

1. Introduction into the causes that lead to the American Revolution
2. Discussion of key battles fought in the Southern campaign
3. Introduction of spy techniques commonly used in the American Revolution
4. Students practice code breaking to assist the cause
5. Wrap-up and questions

Objectives

The participant will:
- compare the perspectives of different groups of during the American Revolution, including Patriots, Tories/Loyalists, women, enslaved and free Africans, and Native Americans
- summarize the importance of the key battles of the Revolutionary War and the reasons for American victories including Lexington and Concord, Bunker (Breed’s) Hill, Charleston, Saratoga, Cowpens, and Yorktown

Standards Alignment

National Standards

NSS-USH.5-12.3 ERA 3: REVOLUTION AND THE NEW NATION (1754-1820s)

-Understands the causes of the American Revolution, the ideas and interests involved in forging the revolutionary movement, and the reasons for the American victory
-Understands the impact of the American Revolution on politics, economy, and society

State Standards

South Carolina Social Studies Standard (3-3.2)
Compare the perspectives of South Carolinians during the American Revolution, including Patriots, Loyalists, women, enslaved and free Africans, and Native Americans.

South Carolina Social Studies Standard (3-3.3)
Summarize the course of the American Revolution in South Carolina, including the role of William Jasper and Fort Moultrie; the occupation of Charles Town by the British; the partisan warfare of Thomas Sumter, Andrew Pickens, and Francis Marion; and the battles of Cowpens, Kings Mountain, and Eutaw Springs.

South Carolina Social Studies Standard (4-3.3)
Summarize the importance of the key battles of the Revolutionary War and the reasons for American victories including Lexington and Concord, Bunker (Breed’s) Hill, Charleston, Saratoga, Cowpens, and Yorktown.

South Carolina Social Studies Standard (4-3.4)
Explain how the American Revolution and the future of the institution of slavery affected attitudes toward the slaves, women, and Native Americans.

South Carolina Social Studies Standard (8-2.4)
Compare the perspectives of different groups of South Carolinians during the American Revolution, including Patriots, Tories/Loyalists, women, enslaved and free Africans, and Native Americans.

South Carolina Social Studies Standard (8-2.5)
Summarize the role South Carolinians played in the course of the American Revolution, including the use of partisan warfare and the battles of Charleston, Camden, Cowpens, Kings Mountain, and Eutaw Springs.