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Mysteries at the Museum is a Travel Channel program that focuses on artifacts from American history and provides both historical and scientific information about each item. Each episode is one hour and covers 6 different items and where they are currently on display in our nation’s museum system. This is a great program for Science or Social Studies classrooms Grades 8-12 and will work excellently as Sub Plans or Emergency Plans.
Video Availability: Mysteries at the Museum is currently available for streaming through YouTube and Amazon where episodes can be purchased individually or as season bundles (all of these 12 episodes are from Season 2). It is also available through Hulu and several other services (check the Travel Channel website for more information). Please be aware that streaming services change availability and episode order from month-to-month. The listings below are the correct season and episode numbers but refer to the 6 topics shown with each episode to be sure you have the correct episode when streaming through various services.
EPISODE : SIAMESE TWINS & ASSASSIN UMBRELLA
(Season 2 / Episode 1)
Topics Covered: Original Siamese Twins, Assassin Umbrella Gun, Al Capone’s Prison Cell, MIT Blackjack Manual, Alien Abduction Dress, and Vampire Hunting Kit
EPISODE : RAGDOLL & BRIDGE COLLAPSE
(Season 2 / Episode 2)
Topics Covered: Annabelle Ragdoll, The Thinker Explosion, 35W Minnesota Bridge Collapse, Salem Witch Trials Document, Essex Whaling Journal, and The Maine Mutant Carcass
EPISODE : PRISON ESCAPE & BUTCH CASSIDY
(Season 2 / Episode 3)
Topics Covered: Stanford Prison Experiment, Houdini’s Mirror Handcuffs, Butch Cassidy’s Manuscript, NASA’s Apollo 1 capsule, Prison Escape Tunnel, and Mammoth Skeleton
EPISODE : FRENCH CONNECTION & SHIPWRECK GOLD
(Season 2 / Episode 4)
Topics Covered: French Connection Photos, Shipwreck Gold Bar, Lincoln’s Spirit Photograph, Forged Slot Machine Tokens, Yeti Feces, and Area-51 Metal Plate
EPISODE : SS EASTLAND DISASTER & LOST GOLD MINE
(Season 2 / Episode 5)
Topics Covered: SS Eastland Lifejacket, Moon Rocks, Firefighter’s Oxygen Tank, The Peralta Stones, Smuttynose Murder Axe, and Mars Spirit Rover
EPISODE : AMERICAN SPY & BELLE GUNNESS
(Season 2 / Episode 6)
Topics Covered: American Spy Mailbox, Balto’s Stuffed Dog, Belle Gunness’ Wheelbarrow, The Ocean Oarfish, Circus Sheet Music, and Coal Mine Rescue Capsule
EPISODE : SHRUNKEN HEADS & GREELEY EXPEDITION
(Season 2 / Episode 7)
Topics Covered: Shrunken Tsantsa Heads, Sacco & Vanzetti’s Hat, A Cowbell from the Great Chicago Fire, Prohibition-Era Radio Microphone, Flower Samples from the Greeley Expedition, and Hydrogen Bomb Casing
EPISODE : LA RAID & BIO-TERROR
(Season 2 / Episode 8)
Topics Covered: LA Air Raid of 1942, California Venus Statue, Bio-Terror Attack in Oregon, Maillardet’s Automaton, Cuba Airplane Hijacker Letter, and Three Mile Island Mobile Remote Manipulator
EPISODE : OUTLAW SHOES & ASTROCHIMP
(Season 2 / Episode 9)
Topics Covered: Shanghai Tunnels, Supreme Court Letter, Outlaw Shoes, Astrochimp’s Spacesuit, Confederate Army Glass Bottle, and Tiktaalik Fossils
EPISODE : ANTHRAX & MARILYN MONROE
(Season 2 / Episode 10)
Topics Covered: Anthrax Attack of 2002, Marilyn Monroe’s Pill Bottle, H.L. Hunley Hull, Ponzi Postal Coupon, Amelia Earhart’s Airplane Fragment, and Titan-2 Missile Keys
EPISODE : LOTTO SCAM & SOMALI PIRATES
(Season 2 / Episode 11)
Topics Covered: Lottery Scam Ticket, Alfred Packer’s Lost Pistol, Somali Pirate Lifeboat, Haunted Airplane Wreckage, Humming Toadfish, Exxon Valdez Hull Piece
EPISODE : FLYING CAR & PRISON RIOT
(Season 2 / Episode 12)
Topics Covered: Aerocar, Prison Riot Weapon, Earthquake Surviving Credit Card Machine, Coney Island Bell, WWI Notebook, and Native American Fur Cape
BONUS WORKSHEETS: 2 General Worksheets are provided that can be used with any episode of Mysteries at the Museum beyond those included with this bundle to save you planning time. Each video worksheet has also been provided as a PDF file to make it easy to use with any form of technology.
. This product is provided as an MS-Word document to make it easy to modify to best meet the needs of your students.
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