Nissan Foundation Announces Grant to International Museum of Cultures

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The International Museum of Cultures has been notified they have been awarded a 2013 Nissan Foundation grant for an Interactive Language Development Program.

The grant will fund the filming production of a language presentation and twelve language stations to be installed in the Children’s Lab that is being developed. The 2nd Annual Nissan Educator’s Seminar, scheduled for Aug. 5th will unveil the plans for the Children’s Lab design.

The Nissan Foundation partnership with the International Museum of Cultures has been developed over the past several years and programs developed have been of significant value to student tours and outreach programming. The Electronic Field Trip, a web based tour, was made possible via a grant from Nissan in 2012.

For more information, contact the International Museum of Cultures.

Electronic Field Trip on International Cultures

The Electronic Field Trip from the International Museum of Cultures in Dallas, Texas provides an educational outreach on the subject of indigenous people living in remote areas of our world. The technology-based program gives students an opportunity to tour the museum’s rich knowledge and artifacts on the many cultures of our planet, without ever leaving the classroom.

Included in the tour is valuable curriculum and enrichment material brought into the classroom via fee-based Web access. (Meets TEKS in related fields)

Contact us for details on availability, cost, and delivery methods.

Electronic Field Trip International Museum of Cultures

Electronic Field Trip - International Museum of Cultures

The Electronic Field Trip Includes a 45 minute tour that can be presented in sections.

  • Africa
  • South America
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Mexico

The production of the Electronic Field Trip is made possible through a grant from the Nissan Foundation. Established in 1992, the mission of the Nissan Foundation is to build community through valuing cultural diversity.  The Nissan Foundation is part of Nissan North America’s commitment to “enrich people’s lives” by helping to meet the needs of communities throughout the United States through philanthropic investments, corporate outreach sponsorships, in-kind donations and other charitable contributions.

The IMC has a 30 year history of disseminating knowledge concerning the rich cultural diversity and creativity of indigenous people. This Electronic Field Trip will make this knowledge available to the classroom for all children to enjoy.

Coming Soon: Electronic Field Trip on International Cultures

The International Museum of Cultures (IMC) will soon release an Electronic Field Trip on the educational process of indigineous people living in remote areas of the world.

The production of the Electronic Field Trip is made possible through a grant from the Nissan Foundation. Established in 1992, the mission of the Nissan Foundation is to build community through valuing cultural diversity.  The Nissan Foundation is part of Nissan North America’s commitment to “enrich people’s lives” by helping to meet the needs of communities throughout the United States through philanthropic investments, corporate outreach sponsorships, in-kind donations and other charitable contributions.

The IMC has a 30 year history of disseminating knowledge concerning the rich cultural diversity and creativity of indigenous people. This Electronic Field Trip will make this knowledge available to the classroom for all children to enjoy.

More information will be made available on the Electronic Field Trip as production progresses.