Walk Back In Time

Fourth and Fifth Grade
We provide students and teachers with a tour of a working farm focusing on time periods in history specifically meeting age appropriate educational standards and expectations.

 Tour Focus
1. Farm products, both plant and animal
Seasonal garden produce shown growing
If available - samples to take with class
Petting farm animals
Discussion of products of plants and animals
 
 
2. Land forms
Woodland
Fields
Flood plain
Water sources: springs, river, water table, pumping station
 
 
3. Native American influences on Woosley Farm
Stone fire ring
Native American garbage dump site
Fishing and transportation explained on site
 
4. Soil conservation techniques
Cover crops
Trees
Terraces
Floods
 
5. 1900's farm and equipment
Hand tools
Machine tools with animals
Machines with engines
 
6. 1900's food preservation
Storage
Canning
Freezing
Smoking
Drying
 
7. Wagon ride (provisionally available)
8. Family story from the Civil War
9. Colonial American settlers (this tour can be lengthened to a full 2 hours)
Soldier's tent/camp
Open fire cooking
Clothing
Children's responsibilities & toys
Historical influence during the Revolution in North Carolina
 
10. Explain changes in land useage from four time periods:
Native American
Colonial America
Early 1900s
Modern
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