Age: Grades 2-4
Program Length: 60 minutes
Cost: $6 per student
Group Size: Up to 30 students may participate. Chaperones are expected to attend to observe and help supervise.
Come one, come all to the FCMoD Rendezvous! Experience for yourself how trappers, traders, miners, and Native communities all came together to survive and thrive in Northern Colorado during the mid-1800s. Pan for gold, identify tracks and scats from Colorado animals, and determine opportunity cost during a special Rendezvous trading game.
21st Century Skills Addressed:
- Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
- Communication and Collaboration
- Economic Literacy
- Cross-Disciplinary Thinking
Colorado Academic Standards Addressed:
Science Prepared Graduates #11:
Students can use the full range of science and engineering practices to make sense of natural phenomena and solve problems that require understanding how human activities and the Earth’s surface processes interact.
- Social Studies GLE #1.2: People in the past influenced the history of neighborhoods and communities.
- Social Studies GLE #2.2: People in communities manage, modify, and depend on their environment.
- Social Studies GLE #3.1: The scarcity of resources affects the choices of individuals and communities.
- Social Studies GLE #3.2: Apply decision-making processes to financial decision making (PFL).
- Science GLE #1.1: Matter exists as different substances that have observable different properties.
- Social Studies GLE #1.2: People in the past influenced the development and interaction of different communities and regions.
- Social Studies GLE #3.1: Describe producers and consumers and how goods and services are exchanged
- Social Studies GLE #1.2: The historical eras, individuals, groups, ideas, and themes in Colorado history and their relationships to key events in the United States.
- Social Studies GLE #2.2: Connections within and across human and physical systems are developed.
- Social Studies GLE #3.2: The relationship between choice and opportunity cost (PFL).