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Buffalo

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
New ReviewScholars read or listen to an informational text about buffalos, then answer 10 questions—a progress report details participants' work. 
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Buffalo Hide Paintings

For Teachers 6th
To the Native American people living on the plains, the buffalo represented culture, art, sustenance, and survival. Explore the history of the buffalo with a social studies lesson, in which learners create a buffalo hide painting in the...
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Ruminating on the Digestive System

For Teachers 5th - 11th
Students compare the digestive systems of the buffalo and of the zebra, diagram their systems, and compare their lengths. In this digestive system lesson plan, students learn about their diets as well.
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Whispers of Angels: Buffalo and the Underground Railroad

For Teachers 6th - 12th
What role did Buffalo, New York play in the Underground Railroad? Young historians investigate the Underground Railroad ties to Buffalo and western New York. They create a web site or multimedia presentation based on the research. If...
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What is an Endangered Species?

For Teachers 3rd
Here are two well-designed, and easy-to-follow lesson plans on endangered species for your third graders. The focus is on the bison; the history of the slaughter of the animals in the 1800's, and the story of how they were saved from...
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Begin With a Buffalo

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students research native people living on the Great Plains and how they depended on the buffalo for survival and discover the many uses for their hides and other parts. They create a detailed display to show several items that were made...
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Where the Buffalo Roam

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore what life in the Chicago area was like hundreds of years ago. They discuss how settlers impacted the environment, and why there are no longer herds of buffalo in the Chicago area today. They read an article and...
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The Buffalo: A Way of Life for the Plains Indians

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders complete a KWL chart on the Plains Indians. After watching a video, they state the difference between legends and facts about the importance of the buffalo to Native Americans. They also practice their note-taking skills...
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The Significance of the Buffalo

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students discuss the significance of the buffalo in their Native American community. They interview elders and take a field trip to a buffalo pasture. They conduct research in the library about how the buffalo was used in the...
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A Bison Web

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students view a documentary on the treatment of the buffalo. In groups, they create a website using ideas and solutions they developed. They must include graphics or animation and a multi-level webpage. They share their pages with the...
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Whose Buffalo?

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders examine how the Plains Indians vied with white commercial buffalo hunters for the millions of Great Plains buffalo. They create an illustrated broadside supporting the interests of either the Indians or the commercial...
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Whose Buffalo?

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders examine how the Plains Indians vied with white commercial buffalo hunters for the millions of Great Plains buffalo. They create an illustrated broadside supporting the interests of either the Indians or the commercial...
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Let's Roam Together

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students collect information about buffalo and transform their classroom into a wildlife park. In this conservation lesson, students work in groups to research a question pertaining to buffalo populations and habitat requirements. They...
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Bison (American Buffalo)

For Students 4th - 5th
In this science activity, students read the facts sheet for the buffalo. They could use this for a class activity for classifying animals.
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Coloring Page - Buffalo

For Students Pre-K - 1st
In this coloring page, students color a buffalo. They may use this coloring sheet to discuss the history of the buffalo in America. Students may write about the buffalo. They may use the buffalo as flashcard to recognize animals. ...
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People of the Plains-The Buffalo

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders comprehend why the buffalo was an important part of Native American culture. They also comprehend that the buffalo was valuable resource that provided people of the plain with food, clothing, and tools. Students watch a...
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The Importance of Buffalo Culture to Blackfeet Indians

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students examine importance of buffalo in culture of Blackfeet Indians, and explore types of technology used by Indians to kill large numbers of buffalo. Students research transition of Blackfeet from subsistence economy to capitalist...
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Buffalo Hide

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students study about the Native American practice of writing stories on buffalo skins. They study about pictographs and use symbols to write their own stories using "buffalo hides" they have created.
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Bison or Buffalo?

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Learners discover the difference between the terms of Bison and Buffalo and the history of the animal in the early years of the country. They uncover the difference in species depending on the area of the country where the Bison were...
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The Buffalo Jump

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders investigate the disappearance of buffalo. They conduct research into the uses of buffalo by the Native Americans. There are resource links included in this lesson. They answer specific questions to help guide the research...
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Buffalo

For Teachers K - 1st
Students complete a journal entry for the uses of the buffalo by the "Salish with Flathead" and Pend d'Oreille Indians. They understand that people depended on the buffalo for their survival.
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Bison Sites of Texas

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Students locate bison-related sites on a map and identify important bison-related sites. The Bison has had a profound effect on the history of Texas and studenst discover the importance of the animal to the history of the state.
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Buffalo-Ta Tanka

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners study the buffalo. They watch a video and read a story about the buffalo and what it meant to Native American Indian tribes. They practice naming the parts of buffalo in Lakota.
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Sacred Ceremonial Use of the Buffalo

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students invite an elderly person to come talk about the significance of the buffalo in their Native American community. They record and videotape all the activities and create a visual presentation of the day.