Conner Prairie

Conner Prairie

Experience the Hoosier spirit and Indiana heritage with a visit to Conner Prairie. It’s the ideal place to immerse your students in the state’s history with hands-on activities and plenty of opportunities to interact with staff portraying characters from the past. Spend time outdoors, try

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Exploring Indiana History and STEM

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Program description

Connect students to history and science through this fun, interactive program. As they rotate through eight stations, students find out about Indiana history related to science. At each station they will work on challenges during which they will explore a variety of science topics and concepts. Examples: Students hear about Indiana connections to early flight and then are challenged to redesign a

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Program Detail

Program type: Field Trip
Artistic Discipline: History & Heritage
Subject: History, Math, Science, Social Studies
Population served: Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Students with Disabilities
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

Contact Guest Services for available dates and times.

Available times:

9:30 am – 1:30 pm

Length of program: 4 hours (including a 30 minute lunch)
Fees / Ticketing:

Students $6.50. One adult chaperone free with every 10 students.
Additional chaperones $6.50. Teachers/school staff free.

IDOE STANDARDS

Connects to State (IDOE) and/or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes
MATH:
Standard 4 - Measurement
SCIENCE:
Standard 1 - Physical Science
Standard 4 - Engineering
SOCIAL STUDIES:
Standard 1 - History
ENGLISH/LANGUAGE ARTS (K-5):
SL.1 – Learning Outcome for Speaking and Listening: Develop and apply effective communication skills through speaking and active listening
SL.3 – Comprehension: Develop and apply active listening and interpretation skills using various strategies
ENGLISH/LANGUAGE ARTS (6-12):
SL.1 – Learning Outcome for Speaking and Listening: Refine and apply effective communication skills through speaking and active listening
SL.3 – Comprehension: Refine and apply active listening and interpretation skills using various strategies

Qualifications

Conducts educational programming for 2 or more years: Yes
Performs criminal background checks on staff with youth contact: Yes
Maintains general liability insurance: Yes
Three letters of recommendation / references available: Yes
Provides study guides for teachers and or students: Yes
Provides tools to assess student learning (workshops and residencies): Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes
Connects to State (IDOE) and/or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes

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