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Uses of the Buffalo Traveling Trunk

Grades two and seven

It is often said that the buffalo was the general store for the Plains Indians.  It was so important that the lives of those American Indians living on the Great Plains revolved around it.  Their reliance on the buffalo extended far beyond that of food.

Examine items such as a buffalo bladder, parfleche, scapula, and sinew as you ask questions, find answers, and learn the about the buffalo and the Plains Indians.

Lessons in this trunk are designed to correlate with the second grade study of then and now and the seventh grade study of the impact of settlement on the lives of the Plains Indians.

What people are saying about this trunk:

Students created their own presentations to teach others the information they learned. Grade level! - 3rd grade teacher

I love being able to put something from history into the hands of my students. It's amazing. That one arrowhead can hook their attention and help them engage in the lesson better than any other teaching technique I use. - Jill, 7th grade teacher

Contents of Trunk

Trunk Specifications

Weight:  25 lbs.
Dimensions: 22" x 16" x 10"
Insure for $500 when shipping

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