Panning for Gold

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Students study the history of the American Gold Rush and its effects on prospector's lives, indigenous peoples, western expansion, and the U.S. and Candian economy. They image life as a hopeful prospector during the Gold Rush. Students depict a 3-dimensional replica of a person panning for gold in a stream bed.

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Grade
4th - 12th
Subjects
Social Studies & History
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Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategies
Project-Based Learning
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