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George Washington Carver - #43

Truck 43


  • Carver: A Life in Poems by Marilyn Nelson
  • The Story of George Washington Carver by Eva Moore
  • George Washington Carver by Andy Carter and Carol Saller

White lab coat with name and flower on lapel

Jars in plastic tub labeled with some of his inventions:

  • Sugar
  • Wood stain
  • Meat tenderizer
  • Laundry soap
  • Milk flakes
  • Ink
  • Vanishing cream
  • Hot cocoa
  • Peanut butter
  • Coffee
  • Hand lotion
  • Shampoo
  • Mayonnaise
  • Talcum powder

Plant samples in bags on key ring: 

  • celery
  • basil
  • fern
  • marigold
  • oregano
  • parsley
  • rose
  • rosemary
  • sage
  • thyme
  • wildflowers

16 assorted jars to simulate a laboratory
2 floor tiles
2 plastic syringes
3 red doilies
Round jigsaw puzzle of the Zodiac
Notecard set of the peanut plant
“Grow your own peanut” kit

Laminated newspaper in Education page about GW Carver
Seven photographs from Carver National Monument

GW Carver lessons plans and Powerpoints on DVD
Brown folder with handouts, puzzles and coloring pages
Brochure and bookmark from the national monument

Notebook with 4th grade curriculum and Jeopardy game cards


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