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SIM Materials

Senate Immersion Module (SIM) Information Sheet

Information sheet for the Senate Immersion Module experience at the Edward M. Kennedy Institute.

Use the link in the right-hand column to download a PDF information sheet on the award-winning Senate Immersion Module.

The Senate Immersion Module (SIM) is a 2.5-hour Senate simulation, for students in grades 8 and up, held in the full-scale reproduction of the U.S. Senate Chamber at the Edward M. Kennedy Institute. Students are sworn in as Senators for the Day and convene in the Senate Chamber to work together to build legislation on a contemporary, historical, or fictional topic.

Additional Resources

  • SIM Curriculum - The New Deal

    Discover curriculum materials for the The New Deal Senate Immersion Module experience at the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate

  • Being a Senator Curriculum

    Curricular materials to prepare students for all Senate Immersion Module experiences at the EMK Institute

  • SIM Curriculum - Immigration

    Discover curriculum materials for the Immigration Senate Immersion Module experience at the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate