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Midwest Archeological Center - NPS

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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.

2018-2019

2017-2018

 

Programs by Midwest Archeological Center - NPS

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Archeology: Excavation to Curation

Explore Archeology from excavation to curation with our five-part, interactive series perfect for school breaks, classroom units, day camps, and more! The series contains Introduction to Archeology, Archeological Sites, Excavation & Tools...

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Ask An Archeologist!

Have you ever wondered what it's like to be an archeologist? Why not go straight to the source? In this program professional archeologists from the Midwest Archeological Center share what their jobs are like, discuss career pathways, and answer...

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Module 1: Introduction to Archeology

Explore archeology through the Midwest National Parks! Engage in dynamic student activities and learn about the deep past.

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Module 2: Archeological Sites

Explore archeology through the Midwest national parks! Engage in dynamic student activities and learn about the deep past, focusing on premier archeological sites in the Midwest.

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Module 3: Excavation & Tools

Explore archeology through the Midwest national parks! Engage in dynamic student activities and learn how archeologists excavate sites and use tools to uncover the past.

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Module 4: Mapping

Explore archeology through the Midwest national parks! Engage in dynamic student activities and learn about the deep past, focusing on mapping techniques and how to record archeological sites.

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Module 5: Analysis and Curation

Explore archeology through the Midwest national parks! Engage in activities, discussions, and videos about the analysis of artifacts.

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Tour through Time: Exploring History with Artifacts

The Midwest Archeological Center takes care of archeological collections from national parks. Take a tour of these collections to see how artifacts tell stories of the human past and learn how we care for artifacts! Available for all ages.

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More About This Provider

Type of Organization

Arts/Cultural/Museum

Contact

Rebecca Wiewel   mwac_distancelearning@nps.gov
100 Centennial Mall N
Lincoln NE 68508
(402) 437-5392
United States

https://www.nps.gov/mwac/index.htm

Primary Disciplines

The programs of Midwest Archeological Center - NPS cover:

Social Studies/History
Sciences
Literacy