Native American Environments & Culture

Native American Environments & Culture

Docent-Led Exhibit Workshop

Take a closer look at the Algonquin, Apache, Haida, Pueblo, Inuit, Haudenosaunee and Plains cultures. Compare and contrast the past material culture of these various groups of Native Americans living across North America. How are the religious, social, political, economic, technological and artistic aspects of these communities affected by geography? Hands-on artifacts and natural materials aide in student’s exploration of geographic and environmental diversity and the role it plays in the family and community life. Continue the discussion on how Native Americans continue to contribute to cultural diversity in America. *Tour is differentiated by grade levels 


K.3a Diverse cultural groups within the community and nation embrace unique traditions and beliefs, and celebrate distinct holidays

K.7 People and communities are affected by and adapt to their physical environment

1.1 Language, beliefs, customs, and traditions help shape the identity and culture of a family and a community.

1.6 People and communities depend on and modify their physical environment in order to meet basic needs.1.6a People and communities depend on the physical environment for natural resources.

2.5b The location of physical features and natural resources often affects where people settle and may affect how those people sustain themselves.

3.3 Geographic factors often influence where people settle and form communities. People adapt and modify their environment in different ways to meet their needs.

3.5 Communities share cultural similarities and differences across the world.

Subjects: Social Studies
Program Type: Guided Science Museum Experiences

Where is it?

Museum & Science Center

When is it?

Start Date: 09/17/2019
End Date: 05/22/2020
Program Length: 50 min.
Earliest Start Time: 10am

Who Should Attend?

Grades: Pre K, Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade
Minimum Attendence: 8
Maximum Attendence: 40

How Much Does It Cost?

Cost: Museum Group Admission: $7 per person; PLUS: $3.00 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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