|When:||Back to Calendar July 29, 2015 @ 10:00 am – July 31, 2015 @ 7:00 pm||Where:||Museum at Prairiefire
5801 West 135th Street,Overland Park,KS 66224
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|Contact:||Virginia A. Wulfkuhle
785-272-8681 ext. 266
Teachers – Discover how Project Archaeology fosters an understanding of past and present cultures; improves social studies, science, and literacy education; and enhances citizenship education to help preserve our archeological legacy. The national and Kansas-specific materials are appropriate for, but not limited to, grades three through eight. This course is designed for pre-service teachers, current educators, and archeologists who wish to teach Project Archaeology to students or facilitate teacher workshops.
- Instruction in the basics of scientific inquiry, using archaeological data to investigate and interpret past cultures.
- Standards-based curriculum appropriate for, but not limited to, grades three through eight.
- Materials provided at no charge:
– Project Archaeology: Investigating Shelter (endorsed by the National Council for the
– Intrigue of the Past (facilitator training only)
– The Archaeology of Wichita Indian Shelter in Kansas
– The Archaeology of Early Agriculture in Kansas
– Migration of the Pueblo People to El Cuartelejo
Workshop will be held July 29 – 31.
8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Wednesday, July 29, 2015
8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Thursday, July 30, 2015
8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Friday, July 31, 2015
Enrollment is limited to 25 people. Application deadline is July 1, 2015. Link to event on Kansas Historical Society.
The workshop will spend two days on Project Archaeology: Investigating Shelter. The third day will introduce the Kansas-specific curriculum units. Gail Lundeen, Susan Schuckman, and Virginia Wulfkuhle will be the instructors. Museum at Prairiefire staff will introduce participants to that facility. Two hours of credit are available from Baker University for $65/hour.