The Michigan Women's Historical Center has developed a learning kit called "How the Suffragists Changed Michigan,'' which is designed to help teachers show how social change can be brought about peacefully. The resource contains reproductions of actual reports, newspaper articles, posters, and flyers from the suffragist era. Send $10.36 plus $1.55 for postage and handling to: Elizabeth Giese, 213 W. Main St., Lansing, MI 48933; or call (517) 484-1880.
How To Enjoy A Symphony
New Kids on the Block, look out. Hershey Chocolate USA is offering a free consumereducation leaflet to help rookie symphonygoers get the most out of a concert experience. The leaflet, which is being distributed to support the national introduction of Hershey's new "Symphony'' chocolate bar, includes tips from leading maestros on how to enjoy a symphony, and an explanation of symphonic movements and how to identify them. To receive a copy, send a selfaddressed, stamped business-size envelope to: How to Enjoy a Symphony, Hershey Chocolate USA, P.O. Box 800, Dept. T, Hershey, PA 17033-0800.
Making Sense Of The Census
The U.S. Census Bureau has produced the "1990 Census Education Kit'' to help generate community awareness of the census undertaking, give teachers a chance to incorporate census education in the classroom, and stimulate household response. Each kit, free while supplies last, contains materials suitable for children in K-12 social studies, mathematics, science, and language arts classes. The bureau hopes that in households where the parents do not speak English, students will be able to help their families complete the census forms. Each of the nation's public and private school principals and school district superintendents were to receive the kit in March 1989; if your school has not received a copy, or if you are unable to locate it, contact: U.S. Census Bureau, Data User Services Division, Dept. TM, Washington, DC 20233; (301) 7631510.
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