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Virtual Exhibit - Student Heritage Projects

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In 2019, the seventh and eighth graders' Heritage Project focused on ethnobotany (the science of cultural plant use) and traditional games of Kumeyaay/Diegueño People. Students learned "herbarium standards" (proper care for a collection of preserved plant specimens) and techniques to preserve plant specimens while researching and writing about traditional uses of plants for dietary, medicinal, and utilitarian purposes. They also learned about different games played by Kumeyaay/Diegueño People: some for fun and some to teach young people important skills for life.   Enter Virtual Exhibit

In 2018, the seventh and eighth graders' Heritage Project focused on ethnobotany (the science of cultural plant use) using specimens from the 1978-1982 Elizabeth Windsong Barona Indian Reservation Natural History Collection. Students learned "herbarium standards" (proper care for a collection of preserved plant specimens) and techniques to preserve plant specimens while researching and writing about traditional uses of plants for dietary, medicinal, and utilitarian purposes.  Enter Virtual Exhibit

In 2017, the seventh and eighth graders' Heritage Project focused on ethnobotany (the science of cultural plant use), maintaining the Founders' Garden of Native Plants, and learning about the early years of the Barona Indian Reservation.  They spent two weeks caring for the Garden and adding new plants.  Enter Virtual Exhibit

In 2016, the seventh graders' Heritage Project focused on ethnobotany (the science of cultural plant use) using specimens from the 1978-1982 Elizabeth Windsong Barona Indian Reservation Natural History Collection. Students learned "herbarium standards" (proper care for a collection of preserved plant specimens) and techniques to preserve plant specimens while researching and writing about traditional uses of plants for dietary, medicinal, and utilitarian purposes.   Enter Virtual Exhibit

In 2015, the seventh graders' Heritage Project focused on ethnobotany (the science of cultural plant use) using specimens from the 1978-1982 Elizabeth Windsong Barona Indian Reservation Natural History Collection. Students learned "herbarium standards" (proper care for a collection of preserved plant specimens) and techniques to preserve plant specimens while researching and writing about traditional uses of plants for dietary, medicinal, and utilitarian purposes.  Enter Virtual Exhibit

In 2014, the seventh and eighth graders' Heritage Project focused on ethnobotany (the science of cultural plant use) using specimens from the 1978-1982 Elizabeth Windsong Barona Indian Reservation Natural History Collection. Students learned "herbarium standards" (proper care for a collection of preserved plant specimens) and techniques to preserve plant specimens while researching and writing about traditional uses of plants for dietary, medicinal, and utilitarian purposes.  Enter Virtual Exhibit