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Social Studies: Cattle Ranching and Barbed Wire

Students experience the effects of barbed wire on cattle ranching by building fences out of common classroom materials designed to stop a wind-up toy. Next, they listen to a lecture and demonstration by the teacher about how barbed wire changed cattle grazing in the West.

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9th - 12th
Social Studies & History
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1 hr
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