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Mound Building Cultures

from Ohio History Connection

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Explore the mound building cultures of ancient America in this program hosted by Dr. Bradley Lepper, Curator of Archaeology at the Ohio History Connection. Students will learn about the various types of mounds, how mounds were built, why mounds may have been built, what daily life might have been like as a member of these cultures, and how these cultures evolved as we visit various mound sites throughout the country.

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About This Program

Cost

By Request: $125.00


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Length

45 minutes


Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons

Minimum participants:

Minimum of 5 participants.

Maximum participants:

We prefer groups of 35 or fewer participants but can make exceptions.


Primary Disciplines

Social Studies/History


Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)
Zoom


Booking Information

We ask that program reservations be made at least 2 weeks in advance. Be sure to list an alternate date in your program request in the event that your requested date isn't available. Please allow up to 5 business days to have your request processed.

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Provider's Cancellation Policy

We will not charge for programs canceled due to inclement weather. The full presentation fee will be charged to sites, which cancel with less than 24 hours notice.

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Ohio History Connection

Columbus, OH
United States

Virtual Learning Experiences from the Ohio History Connection offer an engaging, blended learning adventure that brings history to life for students, educators, and lifelong learners of all ages. Our award-winning, live and interactive programs can easily be accessed at your site with equipment you’re likely to already have. Join us as we use the tools of history to understand ourselves, each other, and the world around us through the lens of curiosity.

Our mission is to spark discovery of Ohio's stories, embrace the present, share the past and transform the future. Connecting people throughout the nation and the world to the stories of Ohio is a part of our daily work and is accomplished through educational efforts such as our distance learning programming. 

The Ohio History Connection inspires all learners to use the tools of history to understand ourselves and each other, to experience our world with curiosity, and to engage as change-makers in our communities.

As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization chartered in 1885, the Ohio History Connection and the State of Ohio have maintained a longtime public-private relationship whereby the Ohio History Connection carries out dozens of history services for Ohio and its citizens.

Contact:
Matt Schullek
dl@ohiohistory.org
614-298-2966

Program Details

Format

1. Students are introduced to the various types of mounds in the United States.
2. Discussion of the cultures that mound building cultures descended from will take place.
3. Students examine the lifestyle of those cultures.
4. Students will view video/photographs of at least four different mound sites.
3. Time is allowed for questions, answers, and review.

Objectives

After participating in this program, students will have a better understanding of ancient mound building cultures and the value of examining mounds as historical sites and artifacts.

Standards Alignment

National Standards

Portions of the following content standards may be covered over the course of the program...

National Standards
NCTE – ELA K-12.4 Students adjust their use of spoken, written, and visual language (e.g., conventions, style, vocabulary) to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences and for different purposes.
NCTE – ELA K-12.12 Students use spoken, written, and visual language to accomplish their own purposes (e.g., for learning, enjoyment, persuasion, and the exchange of information).

NCSS - SS.2 Time, Continuity, and Change
NCSS - SS.5 Individuals, Groups, and Institutions
NCSS - SS.6 Power, Authority, and Governance
NCSS - SS.8 Science, Technology, and Society

Common Core Standards
ELA CCSS: SL.3.1, SL.3.2, SL.3.3
ELA CCSS: SL.4.1, SL.4.2, SL.4.3
ELA CCSS: SL.5.1, SL.5.2, SL.5.3
ELA CCSS: SL.6.1, SL.6.2, SL.6.3
ELA CCSS: SL.7.1, SL.7.2, SL.7.3

State Standards

Portions of the following content standards may be addressed over the course of the program...

Ohio Revised Standards – Social Studies
Grade Three
Theme: Communities: Past and Present, Near and Far
Topic: Historical Thinking and Skills
Content Statement 2: Primary sources such as artifacts, maps, and photographs can be used to show change over time.

Topic: Heritage
Content Statement 3: Local communities change over time.

Topic: Human Systems
Content Statement 6: Evidence of human modification of the environment can be observed in the local community.

Grade Four
Theme: Ohio in the United States
Topic: Historical Thinking and Concepts
Content Statement 2: Primary and secondary sources can be used to create historical narratives.

Topic: Heritage
Content Standard 3: Various groups of people have lived in Ohio over time including prehistoric and historic American Indians, migrating settlers and immigrants. Interactions among these groups have resulted in both cooperation and conflict.

Grade Five
Theme: Regions and People of the Western Hemisphere
Topic: Early Civilizations
Content Standard 2: Early Indian civilizations (Maya, Inca, Aztec, Mississippian) existed in the Western Hemisphere prior to the arrival of Europeans. These civilizations had developed unique governments, social structures, religions, technologies, and agricultural practices and products.

Topic: Human Systems
Content Standard 8: American Indians developed unique cultures with many different ways of life. American Indian tribes and nations can be classified into cultural groups based on geographic and cultural similarities.
Content Standard 10: The Western Hemisphere is culturally diverse due to American Indian, European, Asian and African influences and interactions, as evidenced by artistic expression, language, religion and food.

Grade Six
Theme: Regions and People of the Eastern Hemisphere
Topic: Historical Thinking and Skills
Content Statement 1: Events can be arranged in order of occurrence using the conventions of B.C. and A.D. or B.C.E. and C.E.

Topic: Places and Regions
Content Statement 5: Regions can be determined, classified and compared using various criteria (e.g., landform, climate, population, cultural, or economic).