Here’s a program that boasts a variety of educational treats! Students engage in activities that teach them about New York’s contributions and achievements, comparative exercises in the similarities and differences between horses and humans, measuring distances using wheels and demonstrating the accurate movement of a horse’s gait. Visiting most sections of the Harness Racing Museum, participants also can also explore and discover the many treasures this museum offers and learn something new. NOTE: The duration of this program is up to three hours; a break for lunch can be included. This program is $6.00 per student; before November 30, 2010$5.00.
Activities include: Engaging in a modified letterboxing activity to discover New York first facts; determining distance by participating in a comparative exercise; comparing and contrasting humans and horses needs, wants and anatomy; creating a flipbook to demonstrate the accurate movement of a horse’s gait.
This program meets the following New York State Learning Standards: Social Studies #1, English Language Arts 1, Mathematics, Science & Technology #1, 2; The Arts #1
Lesson Plans are available for this program.
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