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Meet the Goals

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This page contains lessons and programs that address themes related to U.S. Foreign Policy Goals; entrepreneurship, innovation, science, human rights, U.S. history, and U.S culture. The materials were adapted from the pre-selected Smithsonian Content Packages to facilitate their use in conversation classes or programs in Bi National Centers. To see the same plans and programs sorted by topics, go to PLAN YOUR PROGRAMWilling to collaborate, ask for support, give feedback? Send an email to daniela.lyra@ctjonline.com or request access to our facebook group.





Digital Literacy


Tech Workshop for Late Teens 

Photo Editing Apps and Portraiture "reading"


Tech Workshops for Adults

Google Apps to Boost Productivity Module I  - Google Docs and Drive

Google Apps to Boost Productivity Module II - Google Keep and Google Calendar

Social Media for Communication

Photo Editing Apps and Portraiture "reading"

Desenvolvimento de alfabetizaĆ§Ć£o digital - Cultural Londrina 





American Culture and Diaspora 



Conversation classes or clubs

Recipe of the Week: Thanksgiving with Julia Child (American Culture, Cooking, Thanksgiving Meal)

The Science of Cooking a Turkey, and Other Thanksgiving Dishes

American Indian Perspectives on Thanksgiving (Harvest, American Indians, Holidays)



American Indian and Thanksgiving



Conversation classes or clubs

Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest


Traveling to the U.S.A.

Conversation classes or clubs - Aerial America - Lesson plan

Site - http://www.smithsonianchannel.com/sc/web/series/701/aerial-america/134778/hawaii#aerial-america-hawaii-sneak-peek

Video 1- http://www.smithsonianchannel.com/sc/web/series/701/aerial-america/134778/hawaii#aerial-america-hawaii

Video 2 - http://www.smithsonianchannel.com/sc/web/series/701/aerial-america/134778/hawaii#scenic-enough-for-jurassic-park



Conversation classes or clubs - Stories behind songs 

Students talk about  stories behind songs and learn about cultural aspects of the American Culture

lead in - https://docs.google.com/document/d/1_jRtFHRauc5f8vTPKw9l8UOORavWZL4PvwOR4SCDQa8/edit

guide - https://docs.google.com/document/d/1RDWblcBN4hknWckNx9sQWgMhdZ5lMIWvAqFF8IgZXew/edit

worksheet https://docs.google.com/document/d/1HQS7UaEXjyBUQy-R8Sznh30hZzEf0RW22eMxBFJkr5Y/edit

guide - https://docs.google.com/document/d/1SyF_LTKYzzEyjqHEBRaG_135MGr_K2new3RqkXpHGbk/edit


Deepen Health an Environment 


Revolutionising the Urban Farm

Conversation classes or clubs 



Climate Change

Conversation classes or clubs 



Earth Day

Extra curricular program http://englishhub.pbworks.com/w/page/99509355/Earth%20Day


Extra curricular program http://englishhub.pbworks.com/w/file/107234454/projeto+Earth+Day+KIDS.pdf?rev=1461007322 Submitted by CCBEU Goiania


Extra Curricular program  NEW


Program - https://docs.google.com/document/d/1QsPvZPtNwE_BmT8N15aJyFPyxQmaqFdI8g2fU6lDy9U/edit?usp=sharing



Creative Design

Partner with local artists and/or makers to create up-cycling programs.




Healthy Living

Extra curricular program 



Why Do We Like Junk Food? 

Extra curricular program 

Turn Your Smartphone into a 3D Hologram - Ask Smithsonian


Borrow from Nature 

Extra curricular program

 Borrow from Nature


World Water Day

Extra curricular program



Deepen Science and Technology


Create Your Own Dinosaur 

Extra curricular program

Create your own dinosaur 


Floats or Sinks?

Extra curricular program

Keep Making It Better


Join the Battle Against Dengue Fever

Extra curricular program

Make Your Environment Safer


Entering the World of Virtual Reality  

Conversation Clubs

Virtual Reality 


Leonardo Da Vinci: A Prolific Maker

Extra curricular program



Goldberg`s Machine 


Expand Entrepreneurship and Innovation


Melting Eletronics

Conversation classes or clubs 

John Rogers discusses the future of biosensors


Young Entrepreneur  

Extra curricular program - concepts of the entrepreneurial world.

See how the program was delivered at the Bi-National Center Casa Thomas Jefferson  here 



Prototyping - Entrepreneur Incubator

Extra curricular program - concepts of the entrepreneurial world for older teens and adults



Seriously Amazing

Extra curricular program  - Participants watch a Smithsonian video on a hologram projector and get inspired to learn how to make their own holographic videos.

Holographic Video Editing - Seriously Amazing


Invention at Play

Extra curricular program 



Expand Education/Education Diplomacy


Sharpening Digital Skills

Tech Workshop

Google Apps to Boost Productivity Module I 


Conversation classes or clubs

A Passionate Educator

Presentational Skills


U.S. History, Presidents, and Democracy



Equality, Human Rights, and Tolerance


3D printing prosthetics

Conversation Clubs






Lives Worth Living

Conversation Clubs

Lesson Plan - https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B6eu9Bo67i2eUjVTZmlWbUprN0U

Teacher`s Guide- Teacher`s guide - https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6eu9Bo67i2eTnktM3M5LTctWkk/view?usp=sharing






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