(3rd grade hands on tour)
hours and 5 min.
workshop consisting of 90 minute instruction and discovery
concentrating on the Native Americans, transportation and
early industries of Skagit County.
The class is divided into two groups.
Group One tours the South Wing Gallery. Group Two
participates in a hands-on workshop with 4 stations. Halfway through the tour, the groups
Ore in Them Thar Hills
about ores found in Skagit County and how miners weighed
and recorded their findings. Kids will explore their properties
and work on a chart.
and Native American canoes had to be specially designed
to deal with the low waters of the Skagit River and sloughs.
Will look at models of shovel nosed canoe and make
a paper model.
seed industry is over 110 years old.
Using magnifying glasses, students will analyze different
types of seeds and examine tools and photographs of old
equipment. Then they will make a seed packet.
explore the cruisers logbooks and tools used for choosing
trees for cutting. Getting the trees to the river
station is run with parent help.
Parents will be trained prior to the arrival of kids
coming on the bus.
This will be an opportunity for parents to participate
in their students field trip and education.
2 and 2.1
Student uses methods of social science investigation
2 and 2.3
Student constructs solutions
Student reads to learn new information
Student writes for different purpose
Your Skagit Tour General Tour
Time: 1 hr and 35 min.
tour of museum + artifact discovery session.
Early history of the county: Native Americans, transportation,
early industries of Skagit County, and family and settler
life between 1860 and 1920.
2 & 2.1, Economics 1 & 2, Geography 1,2 &3
outreach boxes are to be used with tours as enrichment;
they contain artifacts, photographs, historic documents
schools of Skagit, teacher resource and activity
Families of Skagit County
of North Wing and Skagit County life 1890-1910. Storybook and a chance to handle artifacts up close.