Canal Experience

Board an authentic mule drawn canal boat for a one hour cruise on a restored section of the Miami and Erie Canal. Students are immersed in Ohio history as Metroparks leaders dressed in historical clothing recreate life aboard an 1876 canal boat.

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Ohio Learning Standards:

Kindergarten: Historical thinking and skills 2, Spatial thinking and skills 5, Human Systems 7, Production and consumption 12

1st Grade: Heritage 3, Places and regions 5, Human Systems 6, Rules and Laws 10, Production and consumption 12, Financial literacy 14

2nd Grade: Heritage 3, Places and regions 6, Human systems 7, Markets 16, Production and consumption 17

3rd Grade: Heritage 3, Places and regions 5, Human Systems 6, 7, Production and consumption 17, Markets 18

4th Grade: Historical thinking and skills 2, Place and regions 10, Human systems 12, 14, Production and consumption 21

5th Grade: Human Systems 7, Human systems 9

6th Grade: Civic participation and skills 9, Scarcity 13, Financial literacy 16