What we give to the world often tells much about who we are. Idaho and Idahoans have given a lot to society. Contributions shows a few of the state's famous and not so famous offerings. It encourages students to think about what they can give the world.
After viewing Contributions, students win be able to:
Contributions begins with the host, Phyllis Edmundson, at the Sawtooth National Recreation Area. She describes the area and tells the students that this is only one of several "gifts" Idaho has given the world. This program looks at just a few of Idaho's major contributions.
A look at the history of the potato in Idaho includes J.R. Simplot's success at developing and marketing many different potato products.
The video shows Idaho's contributions to the world of animals, as it reviews the history of The World Center for Birds of Prey and the Appaloosa horse.
The video reviews some of Idaho's major industries and their contributions, including Morrison Knudsen, Micron Technology, Albertsons, and the Idaho National Engineering Laboratory.
Idaho has made two important contributions to the world of transportation the Port of Lewiston and Varney Airlines. And finally, Contributions looks at two of Idaho's gifts to music - Music Week and the Lionel Hampton/Chevron Jazz Festival at the University of Idaho.
Phyllis closes the program and the series by encouraging students to contribute to history by contributing to Idaho and the world.
QUESTIONS FROM VIDEO
What can you do to help save the other creatures that live in Idaho?
Dehydrate - Removing the water, dry
FOLLOW UP DISCUSSION AND QUESTIONS
Idaho's Contributions to the World