Grinding Stone, Gristmill

Inquiry Questions

  1.    Did you see another tool in the museum that was used for a similar purpose? What are the differences?
  2.    What crop do you think was ground on this rock?   Do you see this type of crops around the museum? Where?
  3.    Close your eyes and try to taste and smell the products the mill made.  Describe your experience.
  4.    What foods do we eat today that needs to be grounded?
  5.    How do you imagined the flour mill was powered in the past?        

  Making Bread in the Classroom

  Check out a bag of flour.


  March 25, 2014