INUIT: PEOPLE OF THE NORTH – Museum Galleries
60 minutes – $5.25/student
Includes free self-guiding time in Museum Galleries before or after the program.
Curriculum Target Grade: 3, 4, 5
Suitable for Grades: 2-6
Learn about the resourcefulness of Inuit community and their use of skin, stone, bone, and snow. Investigate artifacts such as the ulu, qulliq, and bow drill. Venture into the Arctic/Sub-Arctic Gallery and examine the flora and fauna of this region and see more examples of traditional clothing, weapons, toys, and tools.
3-KI-009: Define the elements that constitute a culture.
3-KI-010: Describe characteristics of daily life in communities studied.
3-KI-011: Give examples of cultural expression in communities studied.
3-KI-012: Recognize the diversity of cultures and communities in the world.
3-KL-017: Describe the influence of natural phenomena on ways of life in communities studied.
3-KL-018: Give examples of the use of natural resources in communities studied.
3-KL-020: Locate communities or countries studied on a world map or globe.
3-KE-036: Give examples of how the natural environment influences work, goods, technologies, and trade in communities studied.
4-KI-013: Describe Aboriginal contributions to the northern territory studied. –
KI-014: Give examples of Aboriginal languages, cultures, and communities in the northern territory studied.
4-KL-028: Locate on a map and describe physical features of the northern territory studied.
4-KL-029: Identify natural resources in the northern territory studied.
4-KL-032: Describe various purposes of inuksuit.
4-KH-038: Describe changes in ways of life in the last century in the northern territory studied.
S-305: Observe and analyze material or visual evidence for research.
KI-005: Describe characteristics of diverse First Peoples cultures before contact with Europeans.
KI-006: Compare daily life in diverse First Peoples communities.
KL-017: Describe practices and beliefs that reflected First Peoples’ connections with the land and the natural environment.
KH-036: Give examples of the impact of interactions between First Peoples and European traders and settlers.