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These lesson plans were created for third and fourth grade students but can be adapted for younger and older students.
Students will understand the characteristics of some animal species native to Colorado & how those species interact with their environment.
Students will understand why animals have differently shaped feet and why it is important to their survival.
Students will understand the time period during which the mountain man lived by comparing the life of one mountain man with world events.
Students analyze a primary historical source, create and justify a response, and use maps to trace the journey of the document.
Students will understand how & why the United States territory grew during the 1800’s & how the Fur Trade had an effect on growth.
Students will understand how technology developed over time & how it affected the community.
Students will understand the effects of the trapping industry on the environment.
Students will understand important aspects of the beaver’s life cycle.
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