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Inhabitants Before It Was Ohio

Learn about the prehistoric people of Ohio.

Students will handle authentic and reproduction artifacts and learn about the cultures, cultural products and chronology of the prehistoric people of Ohio.

Location: Ohio History Center, Columbus, Ohio 
Availability: Call Scheduling Office for available times 
Time Allowance: 30 minutes 
Cost: $5.00 per student; $4.00 per chaperone; Teachers are free (includes admission to the Ohio History Center)

Pre­-Visit Activity:

Go over the definitions of cultural practice, cultural products, and prehistoric.

Social Studies Standards Connections (by Benchmarks and Grade­ Level Indicator):

Current:

  • Grade 3: History – A1; People in Societies – A1
  • Grade 4: History – A1, B2; People in Societies – A1; Geography – C8; Economics – A2, C5; Socials Studies Skills and Methods – A3, D10
  • Grade 5: History – B2; People in Societies – A1; Socials Studies Skills and Methods – A3, B6
  • Grade 6: History – A1, A2, B3

Revised:

  • Grade 3: 5
  • Grade 4: 3
  • Grade 5: 2
  • Grade 8: 2

English Language Arts Standards Connections (by Grade ­Level Indicator):

  • Grade 3: Communication: Oral and Visual – 1, 3
  • Grade 4: Communication: Oral and Visual – 1
  • Grade 5: Communication: Oral and Visual – 1

New Social Studies Standards:

  • Fourth Grade: SS 4.2, SS 4.3, SS 4.13
  • Eighth Grade: SS 8.1
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