This kit blends culture with math. Students learn the mathematical properties of shapes, patterns, angles, and symmetry used in Tlingit basketry. Kit includes basket, weaving books, and references for borrowing museum items for school use.
Teacher's guide and Curriculum ideas/Lesson Plans
Legend of the Origin of basketry
Preparing the Roots for Weaving handout
Collecting and Preparing Cedar Roots handout
Native Materials/Dyes handout
Native Artist Demonstrators Program handout
Time for Kids: History Weaver
Time for Kids Poster
Alaskan Crafts Brochure
Map of Native Peoples and Languages of Alaska
A Celebration of Weavers book
Preparing the Root for Weaving black demo board
Pamphlets, brochures and more!
Contact the center's Education Specialist to bring this traveling trunk into your class curriculum at (907) 644-3670.