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This exhibit provides children hands-on activities and demonstrations interested in tinkering, creating, engineering, and inventing things. This exhibit will be on display at the Bob Bullock Museum from December 28th to December 30th 2017. 
The Bullock Texas State History Museum will remain open late for their annual Halloween Celebration on October 27th from 5:00pm to 8:00pm. This year’s theme is “video games”, and attendees are encouraged to dress up as their favorite video game character and join the gaming fun with activities and demonstrations inspired by the exhibit Pong to Pokemon: The Evolution of Electronic...
The Dallas Heritage Village, in conjunction with their temporary exhibit, “Neighborhoods We Call Home,” is providing a historic outing for home school families and co-ops to learn about their families during their annual Homeschool Day. There will be fun activities throughout the village as participants answer questions such as “Where did our families come from?” “How did our ancestors get to America?” and “Is there...
 An annual free daylong cultural and educational event of speakers, programs, demonstrations, music, and exhibits which expand on a different theme each year.  This event is reminiscent of the old Chautauqua held in Waxahachie 1900-1930.   This event is held on September 30 every year at the Historic Chautauqua Auditorium and the surrounding area in Waxahachie, Texas.
The Old Red Museum offers a variety of youth programs for children outside of the school setting, such as daycare programs, summer programs, holiday programs and scouting programs. Reservations are required.
Speak Up! Speak Out! participants work together as teams to identify community problems, craft innovative solutions that address them, and present their findings to community leaders at the end-of-semester Civics Fair. Winning teams receive funds to use toward the implementation of their solutions. Fairs take place in Austin each fall and Dallas each spring.
Ever wonder how long it took for nineteenth century immigrants to travel to America? Ever had the opportunity to share original documents from 1900 with your students? Ever discussed the diversity of religious communities in Texas ? Explore these topics and more with the Texas Jewish Immigrant Experience Traveling Trunk, a hands on educational opportunity containing artifacts, photographs, maps and three lesson...
The Social Studies Contest consists of 45 objective questions and an essay. Students are expected to master primary reading selections, as well as specific documents, and to be familiar with general-knowledge social studies concepts and terms. Each year, the contest focuses on a different topic area and a reading list that is provided by UIL.
Project Citizen is a civic education program for middle school students promotes competent and responsible participation in state and local government. It actively engages students in learning how to monitor and influence public policy and encourages civic participation among students, their parents, and members of the community.As a class project, students work together to identify and study a public policy issue,...
Each spring break and summer, Education in Action offers the Lone Star Leadership Academy program to outstanding 4th-8th grade students. Participants travel to Dallas/Fort Worth, Austin or Houston/Galveston to develop leadership skills and experience what they are learning in school through visits to significant Texas sites.
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