For Educators

The Stout Hall of Asian Peoples explores the cultural and historical ties that unite - and separate - the 4 billion people who live in the world's largest landmass. This comprehensive guide will help you explore the exhibition with your students.

Educators Guide and Materials



 

More Resources For Educators

Use these free online resources before or after your visit to further explore themes presented in the Hall of Asian Peoples Exhibition.

Silk Road Fables

Silk Road Fables

As merchants, missionaries, and other travelers made their way between the cities of Asia, they told stories. See three of the tales that traveled the Silk Road. 

Sounds of the Silk Road

Sounds of the Silk Road

Because travelers along the Silk Road often spoke different languages, music was a good way from them to communicate. Sample some of the music they shared.

Make Your Own Paper

Make Your Own Paper

Today we take paper for granted, but it was once a treasured item. Discover this ancient secret by making your own paper using everyday items! 

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Discovering Vietnam's Ethnic Diversity

Did you know that Vietnam has 54 officially recognized ethnic groups, speaking more than 50 languages? Explore the country's rich diversity with a look at the many traditions that define contemporary life in Vietnam.