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Potawatomi Lifeways

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Illinois Science Standards

Available year-round.

Students will examine Potawatomi daily life in the early 19th century by using primary sources, objects and inquiry skills. Learn about the impact of the fur trade and today’s Native cultures.

Field Trip

Grades 3–5

Runs 1 hour.

Location: Dunn Museum, Libertyville

Program Pricing Resident   Nonresident
Per Student $2 $4

15 students, 30 students maximum per group.

For schools eligible for the Gateways Grant program, the program fee is waived and a transportation stipend is issued after the program date.

In-School Program

Runs 45 minutes.

Program Pricing Resident   Nonresident
First Classroom $60 $80
Additional Classroom* $40 $55
Gateways Grants Eligible Schools Resident   Nonresident
First Classroom $50 N/A
Additional Classroom* $20 N/A

*Classrooms must attend the same program on the same date.

Virtual Program

Ages 4–Grade 5

Runs 30-45 minutes.

Program Pricing Resident   Nonresident
First Classroom $30 $60
Additional Classroom* $20 $30
Gateways Grants Eligible Schools Resident   Nonresident
First Classroom $20 N/A
Additional Classroom* $10 N/A

*Groups must attend the same program on the same date.


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