The PowerPoint series includes a brief history of buffalo in South Dakota. Also, there are photos of buffalo parts, like a buffalo hide and tail. Your students are encouraged to guess the traditional use of the buffalo part and its location on the buffalo.
1. Students will identify buffalo parts and their location on a buffalo.
2. Students will learn the traditional use of the buffalo parts.
Prep for Teachers
Download the provided interactive PowerPoint presentations for use on projection screen.
Traditional use of Tatanka (buffalo) PowerPoint Presentations
- NOTE: Chrome: Each PowerPoint presentation will open as a Show without an option to “Save”. Explorer: An option to “Save” is available when using Explorer. Also, choosing “Open” in Explorer will take longer to download, but original Kevin Locke music will accompany the presentations. (The presentations download very slowly if you choose "Open." Please select "Save", and save them to your desktop for a quick download.)
*Also found below in Support Materials
View the following Video: The People of the Bison
View the following Article: The Majestic Buffalo
View the following Article: Buffalo: Controlling Population Growth
Teacher led activity for the entire class using interactive PowerPoint presentations.