Walk on the Wild Side
Grades: 4th to 7th | Duration: 2 hours

Using the various murals, relief carvings and animals of the Empire State Carousel, students will take a ride through the history of New York State. They will learn the important people, places and species that make New York special. The students will reflect on, interpret and evaluate the carousel as folk art and have the opportunity to explain its cultural and historic dimensions. Students will also create their own clay animal to take home.

New York State Learning Standards
Social Studies Standard 1


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