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Native Peoples of the Americas

Native Peoples of the Americas

Explore the past culture of the Algonquin, Apache, Haida, Pueblo, Inuit, Haudenosaunee ("Iroquois") and Plains Indians.


Subjects: Physical Sciences, The Arts, Social Studies, Life Science, Earth Science
Program Type: Permanent Exhibition
Supporting Curriculum Materials:

Native American Environments & Cultures Educator Guide 

NYS Standards:
  • Pre-K
    • Earth and Space Sciences: ESS2.D
  • Kindergarten
    • Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems: Animals, Plants, and Their Environment: ESS3.A
    • Weather and Climate: ESS2.D
    • Individual Development and Cultural Identity: 1a, 2b, 2c, 3a, 7a
    • Time, Continuity, and Change: 8b
    • Economic Systems: 9a
  • 1st Grade
    • Individual Development and Cultural Identity: 1b, 1c, 2a
    • Geography, Humans, and the Environment: 6a, 6b
    • Time, Continuity, and Change: 7a, 7b, 7c, 7d, 8a
    • Economic Systems: 9b, 9c
  • 2nd Grade
    • Structure and Properties of Matter: PS1.A
    • Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems: LS4.D
    • Earth’s Systems: Processes that Shape the Earth: ESS2.B, ESS1.C
    • Time, Continuity, and Change: 6b, 7a
  • 3rd Grade
    • Geography, Humans, and the Environment: 3a
    • Time, Continuity, and Change: 3a, 3b
    • Development, Movement, and Interaction of Cultures: 5a
    • Creation, Expansion, and Interaction of Economic Systems: 9a
  • 4th Grade
    • Earth Systems: Processes that Shape the Earth: ESS3.B
    • Native American Groups and the Environment: 2a, 2b, 2c
    • Colonial and Revolutionary Period in New York: 3a
    • Westward Movement and Industrialization: 6b
  • 5th Grade
    • Early Peoples of the Americas: 1b, 1c
  • 7th Grade
    • Native Americans: 1a

NGSS Keywords: Earth Systems, Life Sciences, Plants & Animals, Organisms, Physical Sciences, Weather & Climate

Where is it?

Museum & Science Center

When is it?

Days Available: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Earliest Start Time: 9am

Who Should Attend?

Grades: Pre K, Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade

How Much Does It Cost?

Cost: Permanent galleries are included (availability varies) with Museum Group Admission: $8 per person; 1 free adult with every 5 students; RMSC Member adults free

How To Book?

Call: 585.697.1942

Need More Information?

Name: Member & Visitor Services
Phone: 585-697-1942

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