Holocaust Awareness Museum and Education Resource Center

Founded by Holocaust survivor Yaakov Riz, the Holocaust Awareness Museum and Educational Resource Center contains nearly 1,000 books and videos that teach valuable lessons about the consequences of racism and intolerance. The museum’s Witness to History Project gives groups the chance to hear the testimony of a Holocaust survivor first-hand. The Anne Frank Theatre Project features two theatre performances that shed light on the Holocaust, World War II and the social injustices of the era. Students, homeschoolers, and camp groups can visit the Holocaust Awareness Museum and Education Resource Center for tours, live theater performances, educational programs, and more.

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School

School groups from all over Greater Philadelphia visit the Holocaust Awareness Museum and Education Resource Center learn about tolerance, social injustice, and the effects of hatred on an individual and community level. In addition to guided tours, students can interact with Holocaust survivors, see live adaptations of The Diary of Anne Frank and Lida Stein and the Righteous Gentile, and more. Educational program presentations include Q&A sessions, allowing students to ask questions about the testimonies they’ve heard. Presentations can be tailored to meet your curriculum goals.

supports classroom learning in:
Social Studies, Language Arts.

topics covered:
Holocaust, genocide, World War II, Jewish culture, historical figures, human rights, activism, religion, life skills.

contact info
Name: Geoff Quinn, Education Director
Email: geoff@hamec.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: Varies. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities, Performances. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-1.5 hours. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies. Registration: Phone, Email. Cost: Free

Multicultural Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

Multiculturalism is a situation in which all the different cultural or racial groups in a society have equal rights and opportunities, and none is ignored or regarded as unimportant.

English is not the official language of the United States. However, it’s the de facto national language. One out of five people living in the United States can speak a language other than English in the home. The top five languages spoken at home by people over the age of 5 are English, Spanish, Chinese, Tagalog, and Vietnamese.

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Holocaust Awareness Museum and Education Resource Center

Founded by Holocaust survivor Yaakov Riz, the Holocaust Awareness Museum and Educational Resource Center contains nearly 1,000 books and videos that teach valuable lessons about the consequences of racism and intolerance. The museum’s Witness to History Project gives groups the chance to hear the testimony of a Holocaust survivor first-hand. The Anne Frank Theatre Project features two theatre performances that shed light on the Holocaust, World War II and the social injustices of the era. Students, homeschoolers, and camp groups can visit the Holocaust Awareness Museum and Education Resource Center for tours, live theater performances, educational programs, and more.

contact info

Hrs: Vary.

Camp

Summer camp groups can learn about tolerance, social injustice, and the effects of hatred on the individual and the community. In addition to guided tours, camp groups can interact with Holocaust survivors, see performances of The Diary of Anne Frank and Lida Stein and the Righteous Gentile, and more. Educational program presentations include Q&A sessions, allowing campers to ask questions about the eyewitness accounts they hear.

contact info
Name: Geoff Quinn, Education Director
Email: geoff@hamec.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: Varies. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities, Performances. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-1.5 hours. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies. Registration: Phone, Email. Cost: Free

Multicultural Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

Multiculturalism is a situation in which all the different cultural or racial groups in a society have equal rights and opportunities, and none is ignored or regarded as unimportant.

English is not the official language of the United States. However, it’s the de facto national language. One out of five people living in the United States can speak a language other than English in the home. The top five languages spoken at home by people over the age of 5 are English, Spanish, Chinese, Tagalog, and Vietnamese.

View Lesson Plan>>

Holocaust Awareness Museum and Education Resource Center

Founded by Holocaust survivor Yaakov Riz, the Holocaust Awareness Museum and Educational Resource Center contains nearly 1,000 books and videos that teach valuable lessons about the consequences of racism and intolerance. The museum’s Witness to History Project gives groups the chance to hear the testimony of a Holocaust survivor first-hand. The Anne Frank Theatre Project features two theatre performances that shed light on the Holocaust, World War II and the social injustices of the era. Students, homeschoolers, and camp groups can visit the Holocaust Awareness Museum and Education Resource Center for tours, live theater performances, educational programs, and more.

contact info

Hrs: Vary.

Homeschool

Homeschool groups will become aware of cultural diversity and learn to appreciate religious differences on field trips to the Holocaust Awareness Museum and Education Resource Center. In addition to guided tours, homeschool groups can interact with Holocaust survivors, see theatrical adaptations of Lida Stein and the Righteous Gentile, and The Diary of Anne Frank, and more. Educational program presentations include Q&A sessions, which give homeschoolers an opportunity to ask questions about the testimonies they’ve heard. Presentations can be customized to meet your homeschool history and character education curriculum goals.

topics covered:
Social studies, language arts, Holocaust, genocide, World War II, Jewish culture, historical figures, human rights, activism, religion, life skills.

contact info
Name: Geoff Quinn, Education Director
Email: geoff@hamec.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: Varies. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities, Performances. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-1.5 hours. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies. Registration: Phone, Email. Cost: Free

Multicultural Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

Multiculturalism is a situation in which all the different cultural or racial groups in a society have equal rights and opportunities, and none is ignored or regarded as unimportant.

English is not the official language of the United States. However, it’s the de facto national language. One out of five people living in the United States can speak a language other than English in the home. The top five languages spoken at home by people over the age of 5 are English, Spanish, Chinese, Tagalog, and Vietnamese.

View Lesson Plan>>

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