America's Prairie: Where The Sky Began (VHS)

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Amon Carter Online Projects

Take your students to nineteenth-century Texas, Antarctica, the American West, and elsewhere without leaving your classroom! Visit the Amon Carter’s online teaching resources for images, information on artworks and artists, discussion questions, and classroom activities for all grade levels tied to state and national standards.

Tells the story of the tallgrass prairie's beginnings thousands of years ago, its age of glory through the period of its period of rapid demise and subsequent resurrection. This program blends the scientific and historical perspectives with the visual power of the landscape.

TRC audience: 
High School (9-12)
College/Adult
Middle School (6-8)
TRC subject: 
Art of the West
Science
19th Century (1800-1865)
19th Century (1866-1899)
20th Century (1900-1945)
20th Century (1946-1999)
18th Century and Earlier
TRC format: 
Audio-Visual