• A quiet summer walk through the Marching Bear Group of effigy mounds

    Effigy Mounds

    National Monument Iowa

What's Right, What's Wrong?

What's Right, What's Wrong

Strand: Appropriate Behavior on the Field Trip
Grade Level: 1 - 3
Duration: 15 minutes
Location: classroom; reviewed on the bus prior to entering Visitor's Center
Objective: The student will be able to identify appropriate and inappropriate behaviors for this field trip.
Materials: "What's Right, What's Wrong" activity sheet
pencil or crayons
Vocabulary: behavior rules safety respect
Procedure:
  1. Discuss with the children the upcoming field trip to Effigy Mounds National Monument. Be sure to include appropriate behaviors and rules for the trip.
  2. Complete and discuss the worksheet "What's Right, What's Wrong" with the children.






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Effigy Mounds National Monument

Did You Know?

Ellison Orr at Desk: Most of Orr's collections reside at effigy Mounds National Monument

An important figure in the documentation of Iowa's effigy mounds was Ellison Orr. Born in 1857, Orr worked other jobs while pursuing research in archeology. After retiring at the age of 73, Orr began a career as an archeologist spending the next 20 years conducting surveys and excavations.