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Module 3: Excavation & Tools

from Midwest Archeological Center - NPS

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Participants will explore how archeologists research a site once it has been located. Concepts of excavation, tools, and stewardship will be introduced and discussed.

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Cost

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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


Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Google Meet, Cisco WebEx, GoToMeeting, Microsoft Teams, Blue Jeans, etc...)
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Booking Information

Please request this program 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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Provider's Cancellation Policy

Please notify MWAC content providers within 24 hours of a scheduled program in order to cancel or reschedule. There is no cancellation fee.

About This Provider

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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. Introduce and define the different ways sites can be recorded
2. Define and discuss excavation and archeological tools
3. View video and complete tool match-up activity

Objectives

Participants will
-develop a knowledge base of the archeological tool kit.
-analyze the ethics of invasive excavation.
-assess tool choices and participate in decision making in archeology.

Standards Alignment

National Standards

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.1.SL.1c -- Ask questions to clear up any confusion about the topics and texts under discussion.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.1.SL.3 -- Ask and answer questions about what a speaker says in order to gather additional information or clarify something that is not understood.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.2.SL.1c -- Ask for clarification and further explanation as needed about the topics and texts under discussion.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.2.SL.3 -- Ask and answer questions about what a speaker says in order to clarify comprehension, gather additional information, or deepen understanding of a topic or issue.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.3.SL.1 -- Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 3 topics and texts, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.3.SL.3 -- Ask and answer questions about information from a speaker, offering appropriate elaboration and detail.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.4.SL.1 -- Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 4 topics and texts, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.4.SL.3 -- Identify the reasons and evidence a speaker provides to support particular points.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.5.SL.1 -- Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 5 topics and texts, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.5.SL.3 -- Summarize the points a speaker makes and explain how each claim is supported by reasons and evidence.