Sustainable Communities: Wild Rice, Three Sisters Garden, Natural Medicines/Healing

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10/12/2015
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After completing this activity, students will be able to:
-Understand adaptation to their environment
-Honor/introduce Ojibwe history
-Identify native foods, living in harmony with the land
-Understand how early cultures harvested/conserved natural/native foods and crop
-Identify edible plants in nature
Skills:
-Identify
-Harvest, prepare, cook (rice, 3 sisters)
-Plant native plants (interdiscipl. with soil unit)
Vocabulary:
Winow, chaff, Native/Ojibwe Language

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ENVIRONMENTAL LITERACY SCOPE AND SEQUENCE
SYSTEM CONCEPT(S) TO BE ADDRESSED:
community
ecosystems
mutation
resources

SYSTEM BENCHMARK(S) TO BE ADDRESSED FOR GRADES 3-5, 6-8:
Grades 3-5
B-1 In social and natural systems that consist of many parts, the parts usually influence one another.
Grades 6-8
C-3 Social and natural systems are connected to each other and to other larger or smaller systems.

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MINNESOTA ACADEMIC STANDARDS
MINNESOTA SCIENCE STANDARD(S) TO BE ADDRESSED:
7.I.D.2- The student will cite examples of how culture influences scientific and technological advances.

7.IV.E.3- The student will explain how biological adaptations in structure, function and behavior enhance the reproductive success and survival of a species in a particular environment.

7.IV.E.4- The student will recognize that scientific evidence can be used to infer common ancestry among some organisms.

7.IV.E.5- The student will explain how diversity of species develops through gradual processes over generations.

8.I.D.2. The student will cite examples of how science and technology contributed to changes in agriculture, manufacturing, sanitation, medicine, warfare, transportation, information processing or communication.

9-12.I.C.4- The student will know that technological changes and scientific advances are often accompanied by social, political, environmental and economic changes.

9-12.I.C.5- The student will recognize that science and technology are influenced by cultural backgrounds and beliefs and by social needs, attitudes, values and limitations.

MINNESOTA HISTORY AND SOCIAL STUDIES STANDARD(S) TO BE ADDRESSED:
K-3.I.A.1- Students will compare family life in his or her community from earlier times and today.

K-3.I.A.3- Students will compare technologies from earlier times and today, and identify the impact of invention on historical change.

K-3.VI.A.3- Students will understand and explain that the concept of scarcity means that one cannot have all the goods and services that one wants.

K-3.VI.A.4- Students will give examples of tradeoffs (opportunity costs).

K-3.VI.A.5- Students will understand and explain that as producers they can earn money (income) that can be spent or saved as they choose.

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Posted by Natural Innovations

Author: 
White Earth Land Recovery Project
Topic Areas: 
Agriculture
Culture
Health
Medicine
Target Audience: 
Grades Pre K-6
Grades 7-9
Geographic Location: 
Northwest
Fee: 
No
Library loan: 
No
Is training required?: 
No
Seasonal: 
No
Contact(s) or order information.: 

White Earth Land Recovery Project
Ron Chilton
32033 E. Round Lake Rd. Ponsford, MN 56575
218-573-3448 info@welrp.org www.welrp.org

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