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Module 1: Introduction to Archeology

from Midwest Archeological Center - NPS

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Students will explore the role of archeology within the National Park Service using specific examples from parks in the Midwest Region and projects by the Midwest Archeological Center (MWAC). Presenters will engage participants in thoughtful conversations about the stewardship of cultural resources by the National Park Service through the discussion of artifacts and archeological excavations. 

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Length

~45 min (adjustable time frame)


Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Minimum participants:

2

Maximum participants:

99


Primary Disciplines

Social Studies/History, Sciences, Literacy


Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Skype, iChat, Vidyo, Movi/Jabber, Blue Jeans, etc...)
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Please request this program at least 2 weeks in advance and allow for a technology check at least 24 hours before the program is scheduled. MWAC is available for programming Monday through Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm CST.

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Midwest Archeological Center - NPS

Lincoln, NE
United States

The Midwest Archeological Center (MWAC) provides leadership in archeological
resource management. MWAC uses archeological expertise and innovative research
methods to support the National Park Service and partners in documenting, investigating, and preserving cultural resources, data, and collections, with the goal of sharing this information with the public to advance our understanding of history and
human behavior.

Contact:
Rebecca Wiewel
mwac_distancelearning@nps.gov
(402) 437-5392

Program Details

Format

1. Introduction to the Midwest Archeological Center and the National Park Service.
2. Introduce archeology and discuss
3. Complete "What is an Artifact" activity
4. Discuss the importance of archeology, preservation, and stewardship in the Park system

Objectives

Participants will:
- learn about the locations of some Midwest national parks.
- understand the basic definition of archeology.
- explore the role of archeologists in the National Park Service.
- engage in the principles of stewardship and cultural resource management.

Standards Alignment

National Standards

ELA-LITERACY -- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.1.SL.1c -- Speaking and Listening
ELA-LITERACY -- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.1.SL.3 -- Speaking and Listening
ELA-LITERACY -- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.2.SL.1 -- Speaking and Listening
ELA-LITERACY -- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.2.SL.3 -- Speaking and Listening
ELA-LITERACY -- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.3.SL.1 -- Speaking and Listening
ELA-LITERACY -- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.3.SL.3 -- Speaking and Listening
ELA-LITERACY -- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.4.SL.1 -- Speaking and Listening
ELA-LITERACY -- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.4.SL.3 -- Speaking and Listening
ELA-LITERACY -- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.5.SL.1 -- Speaking and Listening
ELA-LITERACY -- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.5.SL.3 -- Speaking and Listening