1) Program opens with a basic explanation and introduction of the topic
2) We will begin interactive discussion on neighborhood stores in Omaha and explore the replica of the Buffett and Son store inside The Durham Museum
3) Time is set aside for questions at the closing (as well as throughout the presentation)
After attending The Durham Museum’s Neighborhood Store Class, students will:
1- Compare and contrast a neighborhood grocery store of the past to a modern grocery store.
2- Define common items as needs or wants.
Nebraska State Social Studies Standards supported in The Durham Museum’s Neighborhood Store Class
0.2.1.a Identify choices students have made and explain why they had to make a choice
0.3.1.d Explain why things are located where they are
0.4.1.a Identify concepts of time and chronology
0.4.2.b Differentiate between stories from the present and the past
1.3.1.d Analyze why things are located where they are
1.3.2.c Explain how places change over time
1.4.1.a Identify concepts of time and chronology
1.4.2.b Describe how objects including books, letters, and other artifacts help us to understand the past
2.3.1.e Analyze why things are located where they are
2.3.2.c Explain how places and regions change over time
2.4.1.a Identify concepts of time and chronology
2.4.1.d Describe how individuals, event, and ideas have changed neighborhoods, past and present
2.4.2.b Describe how their neighborhood has changed over the course of time using maps and other artifacts
3.2.1.a Indicate various markets where buyers and sellers meet
3.3.2.c Explain and give examples of how places and regions change over time
3.4.1.a Identify concepts of time and chronology
3.4.1.d Describe how individuals, events, and ideas have changed communities past and present
3.4.2.b Describe how their community has changed over the course of time using maps and other artifacts
4.4.1.a Apply concepts of time and chronology
4.4.1.d Examine the chronology of historical events in Nebraska and their impact on the past, present, and future
4.4.2.b Describe how Nebraska and the Great Plains Region have changed over the course of time using maps, documents, and other artifacts
5.2.1.a Describe how competition among sellers results in lower costs and prices, higher product quality, and better customer service
5.4.1.a Describe concepts of time and chronology
5.4.1.c Examine the chronology of historical events in the United States and their impact on the past, present, and future
Iowa Core Curriculum Social Studies Essential Skills/Concepts supported in The Durham Museum’s Neighborhood Store Class
Kindergarten-2nd Grade Behavioral Sciences
Understand the changing nature of society.
Understand that people and institutions change over time.
Understand past, present, and future.
Kindergarten-2nd Grade Economics
Understand the role of scarcity and economic trade-offs and how economic conditions impact people’s lives.
Understand that a cost is what you give up when you decide to do something, and a benefit is something that satisfies your wants.
Understand that since people cannot have everything they want, they must make choices about using goods and services to satisfy wants.
Understand that the basic nature of economics is an exchange of resources.
Understand the role of money in everyday life.
Understand that a price is the amount of money people pay for a good or service.
Understand that money is a good that can be used to buy all other goods and services.
Understand the universal economic concepts of needs and wants.
Understand the difference between needs and wants.
Understand that people make choices because they cannot have everything they want.
Kindergarten-2nd Grade Geography
Understand how geographic processes and human actions modify the environment and how the environment affects humans.
Understand areas of a community have changed over time.
3rd-5th Grade Behavioral Sciences
Understand the changing nature of society.
Understand various institutions, ideas, values, and behavior patterns change over time.
3rd-5th Grade History
Understand historical patterns, periods of times, and the relationships among these elements.
Understand differences in life today compared to life in the past.
Understand the effect of economic needs and wants on individual and group decisions.
Understand that economic activities in the community have changed over time.