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    Grant-Kohrs Ranch

    National Historic Site Montana

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    Adventures in the Wild (Exercise and Nature)

    Adventures in the Wild (Exercise and Nature)

    This lesson is designed as a team teaching experience; Physical Education/Health, Math, and Science. Students will learn to identify wildflowers and their specific characteristics. They will also learn how to use a pedometer, calculate calories expended, and determine steps taken to gauge the distance traveled.

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    Wildflowers at Grant- Kohrs Ranch

    Wildflowers at Grant- Kohrs Ranch

    Students will learn about the basic parts of the flower and then go out and observe samples of wildflowers that are found at Grant-Kohrs Ranch.You would need to plan this lesson for late spring when flowers are blooming. This lesson can be adapted for any area where wildflowers are blooming.

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    Horsin' Around

    Horsin' Around

    Through this research oriented lesson, students will learn about different breeds of horses. Then they will create a PowerPoint presentation of a breed of horse. The class will then take a field trip to the Grant-Kohrs Ranch NHS or other type of ranch to interact with and see different breeds of horses.

Did You Know?

Two cowboys on their horses.

Crusty old cowboys were mainly an invention of movies. Most cowboys were young, some only eleven or twelve. By the time they were in their mid-20s, most had taken up ranching on their own or found a less strenuous way of life. Yet, some kept cowboying as long as they could stay in the saddle.