|A fish vessel from Peru|
|A fascinating (and large) piece--a lobster coffin from Africa|
|Students beginning the scavenger hunt for animals--finding buffalo on a Native American textile|
|Each group has a clipboard to record how many of each animal group they found--by far, mammals were the winner! Birds came in second, following by insects and fish.|
We wrote in our science journals about our personal favorites.
The last piece we looked at as a class was the samurai armor from Japan. It featured a praying mantis on the helmet! I tried to take a picture, but it turned out badly. Here's a much better picture from the MIA.
|The Japanese samurai helmet was the inspiration for a certain Star Wars villain--can you guess which one?|