Museum in a Box is a new resource-lending program from the Jewish Children’s Museum. These multimedia exhibits are packed full of Jewish history, from the story of Creation to present day. Through touch, sight and sound, Museum in a Box creates a screen-free environment to get in-depth learning. The program is a free resource for learners in 7th – 10th Grades and their educators.
What is Museum in a Box?
Museum in a Box is a new resource-lending program. Each Box comes with an audio box (called a boop box), 14 artifacts, a giant timeline for the classroom, a teacher resource guide with research and discussion questions and a PDF file of worksheets are available for each student. When each artifact is placed on the boop box, it plays a recording with the description and history of the item. There are also 4 music soundtracks, a giant classroom timeline, a teachers’ resource guide and PDF files of supplementary classroom notes for students.
How much does it cost to rent the Museum in a Box?
Aside from the $15 flat-rate shipping, which covers shipping within the US, the box is completely free!
We do require a refundable security deposit of $350, which is fully refunded once we receive back the box with all its contents in good condition.
How can I rent the Museum in a Box?
To borrow a Box for your school, or for more information about this program, email us at email@example.com or call 718-907-8888.
How long is the loan period?
You can choose to have the box for either 2 weeks or 3 weeks- just select the option that works for you when you send us the agreement form. The 2 (or 3) week period does not include shipping time.
I’ve already booked the Museum in a Box. How will I know when I’ll be receiving it?
Your reservation will be confirmed when a staff member at the Jewish Children’s Museum reaches out to you. Have a look in your inbox for something from @jcm.museum. If you can’t see anything after 2 weeks, you can always reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org
How do I use the Museum in a Box?
Here are 7 steps to help you get started: