National Wildlife Federation: Bison Mystery Box

Students will investigate the many uses of bison in Native American culture.

Learning Objectives
Students will be able to:
✓ Explain the cultural and sacred significance of the bison to many Native American nations.
✓ Explain the role of bison in prairie ecosystems.
✓ Identify some of the many ways Native Americans used the bison in their everyday lives.

Grade levels: 4-8; K-3
Time: 3-4 class periods
Subject: science, social studies, literature
Skills: analysis, application, comparison, description

Science Topics
Social Studies Topics
Native American History & Culture
K-6, Middle School, Educator
Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade
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