Educational Programs

The most striking thing about Vulcan is his size: colossal! View these three oversize pages (11 x 17) to accompany educational materials included in pdf file available by clicking Vulcan’s image above!

The Society offers FREE educational programs for all ages

Vive Vulcan! and TheDowntown Discovery Tour + Heritage Hunts now available for free download.

Download Vive Vulcan! (Adobe PDF, 804K), 40 pages of multidisciplinary background materials and lessons for 3rd – 5th grades in honor of the ongoing restoration of our 56-foot tall cast-iron city symbol. Includes answer keys and 4MAT lesson plans.

Vive Vulcan! oversize pages(Adobe PDF, 376K), three oversize (11×17″) additions to the Vive Vulcan! classroom materials.

Download the Discovery Tour (Adobe PDF, 15.7 MB),
pages exploring the architecture and history of the Birmingham city center.

Download the Going Downtown History Hunt (Adobe PDF, 4.2 MB)

Download the Fourth Avenue History Hunt (Adobe PDF, 4.6 MB)

Download the Linn Park History Hunt (Adobe PDF, 3.8 MB)

A Walk to Freedom The Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth and the Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights, 1956-1964 – 225 photographs from the era, original news accounts and recollections of those who conceived and lived the era. ($19.95)
(Available in print copy only)

See also DIGITAL RESOURCES for Planning Studies and Journals

Putting the Past to Use for the Future