The Gorge diorama offers a visual history of the Mississippi River gorge, while the Lake Itasca diorama highlights the wildlife that makes up this Minnesotan ecosystem. Both dioramas are part of the larger Mississippi River Gallery on level 5.
Describe ways in which an animal's habitat provides for its basic needs. For example: Compare students' houses with animal habitats.
Observe a natural system or its model, and identify living and nonliving components in that system. For example: A wetland, prairie, garden or aquarium