Lesson Plan

Barataria Preserve Pioneers (Grades 3-8)

Lush green trees are reflected in a watery swamp.
Louisiana's swamps were a challenging place to live for early residents.

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American Indians were the first human pioneers to live in Louisiana's swamps. They were followed by people from all over the world. Students will learn the challenges of living in a new land with new resources and work as a team to create what they'll need for their new home along the bayou.

Last updated: April 14, 2015