Outreach Programs

“The Historical Society’s marvelous program on New Jersey had my residents in awe. They enjoyed listening about the facts and seeing the pictures from HSP’s collection. The presenter was not only knowledgeable, but patient.” – Jennifer Soss, Escapades Producer, Brandywine

Let us bring history to you! HSP offers outreach programs to support your classroom curriculum. Powerpoint presentations are conducted in a discussion format, with a lively interaction between HSP’s Director of Programs and your students.

Princeton: Then and Now

Grades: K-12
Length: 1 hour
Cost: $80 per program
NJCCC standards: 6.1; 6.2

The town of Princeton was settled more than 300 years ago. What has changed over the years, and what has stayed the same? Tour the town from the comfort of your classroom and compare images of transportation, shopping, education and historic sites. At the conclusion of the presentation, students will design postcards of their town 100 years in the future.

The Life of Albert Einstein

Grades: 4-12
Length: 1 hour
Cost: $80 per program
NJCCC standards: 5.1; 5.2; 6.1; 6.2

Through this interactive presentation, students will examine the life of the man whose name has become synonymous with “genius.” Learn how a childhood fascination with a compass played a role in the development of the Nobel prize-winning scientist, how he accepted a job in Princeton to escape Nazi Germany and how he used his celebrity to advocate for civil rights and advance world peace.

New Jersey Facts and Firsts

Grades 3-8
Length: 60 minutes
Cost: $80 per program
NJCCC standards: 6.1, 6.2

Celebrate the 350th anniversary of New Jersey! Using the themes of innovation, diversity and liberty, this program highlights the Lenape Indians and early European settlers, the development of cities and suburbs, as well as technology and inventions. This fun and interactive presentation includes a multiple choice game to identify N.J. facts, symbols and local celebrities. A great connection to your classroom curriculum!