This is a repository for students and teachers participating in our Preserving the Past program. Click on the links below to download helpful resources.
Information for Teachers & Students
- Pacing Guide
- Pre-visit Lesson Plan, Activities, Experiments
- On-Site Lesson Plan
- Post-Visit Lesson Plan
- 2017 Teacher's Manual
- 2017 Student Manual
- Stan Hywet Photo Release Form
Stan Hywet’s Preserving the Past Education Program
This video is an overview of Stan Hywet's "Preserving the Past” educational program including testimonials from APS teachers and students.
Beyond the Dish – Stan Hywet Hall
WVIZ/PBS ideastream sent Associate Producer Lauren Wilson to Akron, Ohio to investigate the story behind Stan Hywet and the Seiberling family. Along the way, she discovers the customs, clothing and food from the year 1920 via a two “History First Hand” characters portrayed by Stan Hywet volunteer, Jim Urban.
Stan Hywet - Not for Us Alone
Mini-documentary about Stan Hywet and the Seiberling family featuring interviews with granddaughters Julia Shaw and Ann Davis as well as great-granddaughter, Harriet Chapman.
Preserving the Past Introduction – Plane Tree Allee Restoration
Preserving the Past - Nitrogen Soil Test
Preserving the Past - pH Soil Test
Preserving the Past - Phosphorus Soil Test
Preserving the Past - Potassium Soil Test
Preserving the Past - Worm Test
Preserving the Past- Stopwatch Use
Funding for educational programs has been graciously provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services, Martha Holden Jennings Foundation, and the OMNOVA Foundation.