People of the Plains Exhibit

Museum Exhibit or ProgramTrace the lives of the first people on the Plains, beginning 14,000 years ago through modern times in this interactive exhibit area. Explore the many ways different cultures have met their need for food, shelter, clothing, transportation and trade. Learn how the American Indian used every part of the buffalo, from the hide to the intestines, for their survival. Experience the ever-changing Panhandle weather through the windows of the 1915 kit house. All this in one exhibit area that creates an engaging, educational experience, offering a diversity of perspectives, a variety of hands-on activities and a dynamic, continually changing presentation of the museum’s exceptional collections.
Start Date/Time:2013-02-11 00:00:00
End Date/Time:2016-02-01 00:00:00
Source:Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum
Grade Level:Both
TEKS:4.4(B), 4.5(A), 4.7(B), 4.8(A), 4.8(B), 4.9(A), 4.9(B), 4.12(A), 4.13(B), 4.13(C), 4.21(B)
Topics:Mexican Texas, Republic of Texas, Late Nineteenth-Century, Texas in the 1920s, Great Depression, World War II, Texas Since World War II

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