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Daily Activities - September 20-22, 2023

Check out some of the fun activities planned for this week!

Food Science, along with Her Story Her History is what’s happening at Sauder Village! For these three weeks we will provide your students with opportunities to learn about the science behind canning foods and making bread and butter. Students will also learn about women in history whose character, intellect, and passion influenced the world today!

Curriculum met with Food Science and Her Story Her History

Food Science Interactives:
The Witmer Roth home will be investigating the chemistry of making butter and what happens to the suspended fat globules in cream to obtain creamy delicious butter.

The Stuckey home will be exploring the single celled fungi yeast and how it is involved in the process of fermentation that gives us the tasty, appetizing bread we love to eat today.

The Grime home will be focusing on the process of historic home canning and bottling as a food preservation method. We will discuss the technique of proper sterilization which led to

safer home food canning methods.

Her Story Her History Interactives:
The Log School celebrates Lucretia Coffin Mott. Lucretia Coffin Mott was involved in the early part of the women’s movement and was a strong advocate for ending slavery.

The Witmer-Roth home celebrates Susan B. Anthony. Susan B. Anthony was committed to fighting for rights for workers, equal pay for equal work, to ending slavery and to limiting alcoholic drinking.

The Eicher Cabin celebrates Mary Ann Shadd Cary. Mary Ann Shadd Cary was an American activist, writer, teacher, and lawyer.

The Stuckey Homestead celebrates Elizabeth Cady Stanton. Elizabeth Cady Stanton was one of the foremost women’s rights activists and philosophers of the 19th century.

The W.O. Taylor Printing Office celebrates Ida B. Wells. Ida B. Wells is best known for being a prominent journalist, civil rights activist, and feminist.

The Wiederkehr Dry Goods Store celebrates Annette Kellerman. Annette Kellerman was a professional swimmer, writer, and actress both on stage and silent films.

The Farmers and Merchants State Bank celebrates Maggie Lena Walker. Maggie Lena Walker achieved national prominence as a businessperson and community leader.

The Shuck Jewelry Store celebrates Frances Ellen Watkins Harper. Frances Ellen Watkins Harper was a poet, essayist, and novelist often writing on civil rights, slavery, and suffrage.

The Grime Home celebrates Alice Paul. Alice Paul was a prominent activist and leader of the most confrontational wing of the woman’s suffrage movement.