California Gold Rush

Webinar

Students will answer the question Which jobs were more successful than others during the California Gold Rush? by

  • analyzing objects from the Autry Museum
  • making hypotheses
  • interacting with presenters through the chat box and polls
  • documenting what they learned in guided student response sheets provided by the Autry Museum

Tuesdays 9-9:45 a.m. PST

Click on the link to sign up for the Webinar: autry.org/AutryCaliforniaGoldRush


Description

Based on the California Gold Rush program offered at the Autry Museum and in schools, the California Gold Rush webinar will introduce students to the Autry Museum, the American West, the California Gold Rush, and some of the different jobs that people had during the California Gold Rush. Students will be given the opportunity to answer questions through the chat box and polls before learning more from Autry Museum staff members. Students will also be given time to think about and to write their responses to questions asked throughout the webinar. This program is intended for students in upper elementary grade levels.


Standards

CA HSS 4.3.3
CA HSS 4.4.2


Webinar Resources

Webinar Student Response Sheet: Gold Rush Webinar Student Response Sheet ; Fillable

Pre-Lesson: Gold Rush Art Analysis English Spanish

Post Lesson: Gold Rush Jobs English Spanish


Links to Associated Resources

  • Videos: California Gold Rush Video Series (coming mid-Oct)

Educational Programs at the Autry are sponsored by:

AIR CONDITIONING DEPOT • AMERIPRISE FINANCIAL • PHYLLIS H. BARBATO • MOLLY AND NEAL H. BROCKMEYER • CAROLE E. BUSS • THE CAPITAL GROUP COMPANIES CHARITABLE FOUNDATION • FRANK H. COUNTNER AND SUSAN L. COUNTNER • DWIGHT STUART YOUTH FUND • EDISON INTERNATIONAL • DAVID F. EISENBERG • THE KENNETH T. AND EILEEN L. NORRIS FOUNDATION • MAX H. GLUCK FOUNDATION • CARL W. ROBERTSON AND SUSAN W. ROBERTSON • ANN C. RONUS AND ROBERT E. RONUS • BRENDA AND GARY RUTTENBERG • SONY PICTURES ENTERTAINMENT • THE STEINMETZ FOUNDATION • THELMA PEARL HOWARD FOUNDATION • UNION BANK • U.S. BANK