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How can buildings and artifacts help us to see the history of a place?
Point of Inquiry allows students to take on the role of history detectives at Fort Point National Historic Site. Designed at the height of the Gold Rush, the Fort played an important role in the protection of the San Francisco Bay against potential enemy attacks. Students will understand and reflect on the impact of the Gold Rush on the area.
This inquiry-based program teaches students to use observations, inferences and questions to uncover the layers of history at the fort. Through this investigation of cultural resources, students will learn that buildings and artifacts can tell powerful stories about the people and events in their own communities.
The Point of Inquiry program is structured in the following three-touch model:
Program’s Framework and Curriculum Links will be shared shortly
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Last updated: December 1, 2023