"The 39 Clues" online field trip: Decoding History

March 5, 2013

Bestselling 39 Clues author David Baldacci takes students on a field trip to the National Museum of American History. Through this webcast, students will meet renowned museum curators, go behind the scenes, and investigate some of the most fascinating mysteries of American history. Baldacci is the author of Day of Doom, the last book in The 39 Clues series, Cahills vs. Vespers.

Artifacts featured in the program include Lewis & Clark's compass, the Star-Spangled Banner, signed pottery made by a slave, and Abraham Lincoln's watch. Under related links, see accompanying pre- and post-webcast materials available for download, as well as a program transcript.

If you're visiting the Museum, be sure to check out our downloadable 39 Clues self-guide!