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Native American Life (Free Program)

from The Durham Museum

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Explore the life of the Plains Indians tribes. Enter the Durham Museum’s tepee and earth lodge to interact with Native American artifacts and meet Scout, our resident buffalo. Learn how the Native Americans used the resources around them throughout the centuries, before showing off your own buffalo artifact creation!

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About This Program

Cost

Multipoint: $0.00
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This program is free of charge.

Length

30 minutes


Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Minimum participants:

10

Maximum participants:

30


Primary Disciplines

Social Studies/History


Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Skype, iChat, Vidyo, Movi/Jabber, Blue Jeans, etc...)



Booking Information

This program is available Monday through Friday. . The best times to connect are 9:00-11:00 CST and 1:00-4:00 CST.

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Provider's Cancellation Policy

Please notify us with-in 48 hours if it is necessary to cancel a session. We understand that cancellations my occur (ie due to weather) and will reschedule.

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The Durham Museum

Omaha, NE
United States

The Durham Museum offers a fascinating look at the history of the region and offers a broad-range of traveling exhibits covering subjects ranging from history and culture, to science, industry and more through our affiliation with the Smithsonian Institution and strong ties with the Library of Congress, National Archives and the Field Museum.

Contact:
Education Department
education@durhammuseum.org
4024445027

Program Details

Format

1) Program opens with a basic explanation and introduction of the topic
2) We will begin interactive discussion about the Plains Indians, what types of homes they lived in, and how they used the resources around them.
3) Time is set aside for questions at the closing (as well as throughout the presentation)

Objectives

After attending The Durham Museum’s Native American Life, students will:
Identify key characteristics of Native American life, including housing, food, clothing, travel, games, and individual roles.

Standards Alignment

State Standards

Nebraska State Social Studies Standards supported in The Durham Museum’s Native American Life Class
Kindergarten
0.4.1.a Identify concepts of time and chronology

0.4.2.a Identify the contributions of historical people and the impact of symbols, including various cultures and ethnic groups

0.4.2.b Differentiate between stories from the present and the past

First Grade
1.4.1.a Identify concepts of time and chronology

1.4.2.a Identify the contributions of historical people and the impact of symbols, including various cultures and ethnic groups

1.4.2.b Describe how objects including books, letters, and other artifacts help us to understand the past

Second Grade
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.a Describe historical people, events, ideas, and symbols, including various cultures and ethnic groups

2.4.2.b Describe how their neighborhood has changed over the course of time using maps and other artifacts

Third Grade
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.a Describe the role of historical people, events, ideas, and symbols, including various cultures and ethnic groups

3.4.2.b Describe how their community has changed over the course of time using maps and other artifacts

Fourth Grade
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.a Describe and explain the relationships among historical people, events, ideas, and symbols, including various cultures and ethnic groups, in Nebraska by era

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

Fifth Grade
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

5.4.2.a Demonstrate an understanding of the impact of people, events, ideas, and symbols, including various cultures and ethnic groups by era

Iowa Core Curriculum Social Studies Essential Skills/Concepts supported in The Durham Museum’s Native American Life Class
Kindergarten-2nd Grade Behavioral Science
Understand the changing nature of society
Indicators:
Understand that people and institutions change over time.
Understand past, present, and future.

Understand the relationship of the individual to the components of society and culture.
Indicators:
Understand that different groups may have different rules and patterns of acceptable behavior.

Kindergarten-2nd Grade Geography
Understand how geographic and human characteristics create culture and define regions.
Indicators:
Understand that different people living in the same region maintain different ways of life.

Understand how geographic processes and human actions modify the environment and how the environment affects humans.
Indicators:
Understand ways in which people depend on the physical environment.

Kindergarten-2nd Grade History
Understand people construct knowledge of the past from multiple and various types of sources.
Indicators:
Understand past, present, and future time in relation to historical events.
Understand that primary sources such as artifacts, photographs, and documents are used to learn about the past.

3rd-5th Grade Behavioral Sciences
Understand the changing nature of society.
Indicators:
Understand various institutions, ideas, values, and behavior patterns change over time.
Understand various meanings of social group, general implications of group membership, and different ways that groups function.

Understand the process of how humans develop, learn, and adapt to the environment, and internalize their cultures.
Indicators:
Understand that language, stories, folktales, music, and artistic creations are expressions of culture.
Understand that group and cultural influences contribute to human development, identity, and behavior.

3rd-5th Grade Geography
Understand how geographic and human characteristics create culture and define regions.
Indicators:
Understand ways regional, ethnic, and national cultures influence individuals’ daily lives.
Understand how people from different cultures think about and deal with their physical environment and social conditions.
Understand language, stories, folktales, music, and artistic creations serve as expressions of culture and influence behavior of people.

3rd-5th Grade History
Understand historical patterns, periods of time, and the relationships among these elements.
Indicators:
Understand differences in life today compared to life in the past

Understand the role of culture and cultural diffusion on the development and maintenance of societies.
Indicators:
Understand ways culture has influenced interactions of various groups.
Understand ways culture affects decisions of a society, group, or individual.

Understand the role of individuals and groups within a society as promoters of change or the status quo.
Indicators:
Understand the people, events, problems, and ideas that were significant in creating the history of their state.