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Hosted by Alder Grove Charter School, Sunny Brae Middle School, and the Pathmakers Program
I learned very interesting facts about tribes that made/make canoes.
I learned that tribal canoes are not just boats.
The first water through the filter came out black from the charcoal, but after a minute it turned clear. Mud water goes in the top and fairly clear water emerges.
Sam and Cara are very much looking forward to taking the underwater scope to the pump station to see what they can see.
Yurok canoes with lungs, hearts, kidneys, and a nose. Also paracord bracelets–we look forward to reviewing the video so we can tie off the ends properly!
Nyrie made a neon green paracord bracelet.
We had alot of fun, JJ loves doing these projects. He loves hands on learning.
Register by Feb. 19 to request a supply package containing many of the supplies needed for this event!
*Supply sacks can be requested when registering for the event.
For the 2020-2021 school year, all Family Maker Nights will be held via Zoom. Each one will feature one or more hosts and a variety of activities designed so that you can follow along and do them at home. Videos of the activities will also be archived so you can watch them and do the activities later if you want.
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5:30 – 6:00 | Ohl-we-yoch: Boats are People
6:00 – 6:25 | Paracord Survival Bracelet
6:25 – 6:50 | Underwater Viewer
6:50 – 7:15 | Water Filtration System
We would love to be able to share your creations with others. Please submit your photos and we’ll post them here!
Please let us know who attended the event and how we did, and how we might be able to make it better next go-around.
5:15 – 5:30 p.m.
Tanya Trump, HCOE Family Maker Night Coordinator
Please watch the three videos at the top of this page independently before we begin at 5:30 p.m.
5:30 – 6:00 p.m.
Merry Kate Lowry, HCOE Pathmakers
Students will learn about the redwood canoe from local Native educators and Elders.
Create a boat with modeling clay
6:00 – 6:25 p.m.
Brooke Sayre, Alder Grove Charter School
Participants will learn how to create a bracelet with paracord.
Create a survival bracelet from an 8ft piece of paracord and a zip tie
* = found in the supply sack
6:25 – 6:50 p.m.
Jessie Hobba, Sunny Brae Middle School
Have you ever wondered what lurks just under the surface of a creek or river? This presentation will show you how to create an underwater viewer and teach you about some of the small creatures that live in the water and how they can help you determine the quality of that water.
Make an underwater viewer using a plastic container.
* = found in the supply sack
6:50 – 7:15 p.m.
Rachel Whitaker, Sunny Brae Middle School
Using the everyday materials provided, students are tasked with designing the most effective water filter to remove dirt from water. The designs should filter water through at a reasonable rate while still removing discoloration and suspended particles from the water.
Create a water filtration system using a 2 liter bottle, gravel, sand, and carbon
* = found in the supply sack.