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America's Heartland: Wild & Wooly Roundup
This half-hour video visits the windswept plateaus of New Mexico, where some of America's best wool is being worn by sheep whose yearly shearing provides a valuable agricultural product for ranchers here. New Mexico claims that this region, also known for its sightings of UFOs, is the most productive wool gathering area in the nation.
PBS: America's Heartland
Lessons Associated with this Resource
- A Common Thread: The Significance of Wool in Medieval England
- At Home on the Range (Grades 3-5)
- At Home on the Range (Grades 6-8)
- Baa, Ram, Ewe... Sheep Tales
- Bartering Through the Seasons
- Changes & Challenges (1920s-1930s): Agricultural Hard Times and The Great Depression
- Clothes on the Grow
- From Wool to Wheel
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