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Preserving the Past

from Penn Museum

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Investigate the science of deterioration and
preservation by walking through the real conservation
treatment of a Penn Museum artifact. Students practice the basics of
conservation to simulate how the Museum cares for and learns from ancient artifacts.

Program Rating

   based on 4 evaluation(s).


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About This Program

Cost

Multipoint: $150.00
View Only: 150.00
Point to Point: $150.00
By Request: $150.00


You will be contacted by our Outreach Programs Manager directly after your virtual request is received to discuss program details and to schedule a Tech Check. This 15-minute test call is scheduled one week prior your first virtual visit and is conducted to determine the integrity of the connection between the Penn Museum and participating institution

Cost: (30 students per workshop)
• $150.00 for each Virtual Workshop

Based on Class Size:
• 1-30 students are recognized as one class
• 30-60 students are recognized as two classes
• 60-90 students are recognized as three classes

Discount:
• Submit a virtual program request form by November 1 to receive $50 off your order
• Able to assist Title 1 schools that need full or participial sponsorship for virtual visits

Length

60 minutes (Able to be adjusted to fit your regular class period)


Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, ParentPublic Library: Library Patrons, Library Staff

Minimum participants:

1 person

Maximum participants:

Based on Group Size: 1-30 participants are recognized as one group


Primary Disciplines

Community Interests, Social Studies/History, Career Education, Family & Consumer Science, Language Arts/English, Sciences, Special Education, Character Education, Literacy, Writing, Reading, Problem Solving, Gifted & Talented, Special Needs, Leadership


Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)
Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Google Meet, Cisco WebEx, GoToMeeting, Microsoft Teams, Blue Jeans, etc...)Be in touch, as we have procedures to enter as gue



Booking Information

All virtual workshops can be tailored to fit your normal class period. Up to four consecutive virtual workshops can be facilitated in one day.

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Receive this program and 9 more for one low price when you purchase the CILC Virtual Expeditions package. Learn more

For more information contact CILC at (507) 388-3672

Provider's Cancellation Policy

Cancellations
1. Submit all cancellations in writing at least two weeks in advance.
• Send cancellations to outreach@pennmuseum.org. Include “Cancellation” in the subject line of the email.
• Phone messages will not be accepted to cancel a trip.
• Cancellation is only complete when you receive confirmation from the Penn Museum.
2. Cancellations made two weeks or more in advance will receive a full refund of the deposit.
3. No contact and repetitive late cancellations may result in a school’s inability to book future visits.

About This Provider

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Penn Museum

Philadelphia, PA
United States

Open to all, the Museum is home to remarkable objects
and powerful stories that emerge from its excavations and research
across the world.


Connect with the cultures of Africa, Asia, the Americas, and the
Mediterranean, from the very first cities of the Middle East to the
pharaohs of ancient Egypt; from early Mexico to the lives of Native
American communities today.


Experience the richness of the ancient past, gain an understanding of
our shared humanity, and find your own place in the arc of human
history.

Contact:
Outreach Program Manager
outreach@pennmuseum.org
2158988706

Program Details

Format

You will be contacted by our Outreach Programs Manager directly after your virtual request is received to discuss program details and to schedule a Tech Check. This 15-minute test call is scheduled one week prior your first virtual visit and is conducted to determine the integrity of the connection between the Penn Museum and participating institution.

1. Hello from the Penn Museum
2. Program Intro/Overview
3. What is conservation?
4. Agents of deterioration and the work of archaeological conservation
5. Think like a Conservator by completing an artifact assessment!

Objectives

Students will
-Develop an understanding of the importance of conservation.
-Engage in a discussion about archaeological and museum practices.
-Explore work practices of a conservator.

Standards Alignment

National Standards

CC.1.5.7.A Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions, on grade-level topics, texts, and issues, building on other’s ideas and expressing their own clearly

CC.1.5.7.D Present claims and findings; emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with pertinent descriptions, facts, details, and examples; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciations.

State Standards

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