Monday, February 2, 2015

Google Cultural Institute

The Google Cultural Institute is a vast repository of digitally accessible culturally significant artifacts. Originally the Google Art Project, this rich resource has expanded to include not only art, but the World Wonders Project and Historic Moments.

Browse World Wonders collections such as the Archaeological Survey of India, Galleries curated by other users like the Hiroshima gallery. Users can even build their own galleries.

Digital exhibits such as Vital Voices: World Changing Women, Street Art, and The Fall of the Iron Curtain, allow students to experience artifacts and views that would otherwise be inaccessible to the average student.

The Historic Moments projects has collections of resources from institutions such as the Chicago History Museum, the Opium War Museum, the Eiffel Tower and the Computer History Museum.

Check out these resources to augment your students' experience and exposure to relevant topics that are available Anywhere, Anytime.

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