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A Trade of Goods & Culture Hands-On Experience

A Trade of Goods & Culture Hands-On Experience

Exhibit Workshop

How did the arrival of Europeans impact the Haudenosaunee culture? Using hands-on props and role-play, students will actively explore what goods and materials were exchanged, the greater impacts of beaver fur trade and the post-contact challenges it presented to both the Haudenosaunee and European communities.


Subjects: Social Studies
Program Type: Guided Science Museum Experiences
NYS Standards:

  • 4.2 Native American Groups and the Environment
  • 7.1 Native Americans

Where is it?

Museum & Science Center

When is it?

Days Available: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Start Date: 09/17/2019
End Date: 05/22/2020
Program Length: 25 minutes
Earliest Start Time: 10am

Who Should Attend?

Grades: 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade
Minimum Attendence: 8
Maximum Attendence: 40

How Much Does It Cost?

Cost: Museum Group Admission: $8 per person; PLUS: $3 additional per person program charge; 1 free adult with every 5 students; RMSC Member Adults free
Minimum Student Charge: $15

How To Book?

Call: 585.697.1942
Reservation Timeframe: 3 Wks

Need More Information?

Name: Member & Visitor Services
Phone: 585.697.1942

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