ERIC Number: ED438240
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
A Treasure Hunt through History.
Frese, Millie K., Ed.
Goldfinch: Iowa History for Young People, v21 n2 Win 1999/2000
The "Goldfinch" is a magazine that introduces young children to different aspects of Iowa history. Each issue contains articles to provide in-depth knowledge about Iowa. The theme of this issue is searching through historical sources, such as letters, diaries, manuscripts, newspapers, clothing, old buildings, time capsules, statistics, and photographs. The articles include: (1) "Digging for History"; (2) "Buried Treasure!"; (3) "Iowa's Biggest Time Capsule; (4) "A New Century in the News"; (5) "A Piece of History? or a 'Goldfinch' Mystery"; and (6) "Making History on a Family Farm." Activities include: (1) "Create Your Own Time Capsule!"; and (2) "How Can Math Help Me Learn about History?" A cookie recipe taken from a student's great-great-great grandmother's recipe book concludes the issue. (BT)
Descriptors: Community Involvement, Cultural Enrichment, Elementary Education, Heritage Education, Local History, Material Culture, Primary Sources, Social Studies, State History
Goldfinch, State Historical Society of Iowa, 402 Iowa Avenue, Iowa City, IA 52240-1806 (subscription: $10 for 4 issues). Tel: 319-335-3916.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Iowa State Historical Society, Iowa City.
Identifiers - Location: Iowa