Logging in Minnesota

Become a lumberjack!

What do "inkslingers" and "sweatpads" have to do with lumberjacks? Learn the colorful lingo of logging by stepping into different roles at a logging camp in northern Minnesota. Students examine photographs, artifacts and stories to discover how lumbering affected Minnesota’s economy and environment.

4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Length of time: 
50 minutes


Logging in Minnesota: Science Standards