This Christmas tree is made of wood and painted with ornaments and candles as well as other tree decorations. Christmas is celebrated on December 25th in many countries around the world, with a Christmas tree being a central part of decorating. Trees are usually cut-down evergreens or artificial trees decorated with lights and ornaments. In the past, trees were often decorated with lit candles and food items such as apples, nuts, and marzipan cookies.
Discovery Kit: Holiday Traditions (December 9 2019) Discovery Kits include a variety of artifacts and specimens from the Museum’s Collection that allow students to investigate global and local objects. The Collections support the Museum’s mission of inspiring curiosity and discovery around science, history, and culture. Each kit includes objects from the Museums archives, helpful resources and suggested activities. Discovery Kits are a great way for teachers to incorporate primary source and object-based learning into the classroom or as a way to prepare for or extend a Museum visit.