Take Your Students on an Electronic Field Trip


In cooperation with the Alabama Public Television’s IQ learning network, students are able to join in to see first hand the sixth episode of Project C: Lessons from the American Civil Rights Movement: The Montgomery Bus Boycott. In this episode of the Electronic Field Trip, student reporters lead viewers on a journey through Montgomery, visiting the Rosa Parks Museum and other historic sites pivotal to the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Interviews with historians, archivists, and those close to the boycott will provide an in-depth understanding of this 13-month event and its profound influence on the nation. Students will also examine methods of communication used within the movement and during the boycott.

About Project C

Project C: Lessons from the American Civil Rights Movement is a series of electronic field trips occurring throughout the Civil Rights fiftieth anniversary years of 2013-2015 that focus on the role of citizenship in a democracy through the study of historical events.  This is a seven part series that can be accessed at any time through the website.

Target Audience: 7th – 12th Grade