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Activity Idea: Peccary Effigy Jar (Quick Tip)

Explore the Object in the Classroom:

  1. Determine the temperature level necessary to fire clay. Discuss how different methods (kiln, open pit etc.) require different firing conditions. 
  2. Write a profile of the collared peccary, including descriptions of its habitat, diet and behavior.
  3. Design a cup that does not have a flat bottom but still balances when standing upright.
  4. Create a ceramic work of art representing an animal of your choice.