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Panning for Gold

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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Resource Details

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