pages feature educational activities and materials developed
by the Dakota County Historical Society and over 60 educators
representing nine area school districts and several private
schools who graciously offered their perspectives to make
this initiative possible. These materials were designed
for use with children in grades two through six in mind.
games and activities await!
handouts and activities for fieldtrip and classroom
use. In recognition of the fact not every classroom
or student has access to a computer there are also
downloadable and printer friendly versions of most
of the content in the "For Kids" section.
there are review questions that may be used in conjunction
with the "For Kids" activities (either
online or offline) and tips for teachers on how
to integrate some of the content provided here into
the curriculum. While these materials were designed
with educators and students in Dakota County as
the primary audience, much of the content could
be used by educators elsewhere as well.
section of the Dakota County History web site was initially
created by Robin Boe and Steve Werle with community support
provided by American Legion Post 424 of Inver Grove Heights,
Burnsville Lions Club, Rosemount Jaycees, West St. Paul
Commercial Club and the Fred E. Lawshe Memorial Fund.
Activities format redesign and character development by
Kristiana Hansen. All materials are copyrighted and may
not be sold or included in any collection offered for
sale without express written permission from the Dakota
County Historical Society. They may be transmitted or
reproduced in print or electronic form free of charge
ONLY for personal use or direct use by educators..