|When:||Back to Calendar June 19, 2017 @ 4:00 pm – June 22, 2017 @ 1:00 am||Where:||Loa, Utah
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Learn first-hand how to help your students practice the basics of inquiry-based learning through cross-curricular, student-centered lessons that teach cultural understanding. Investigate an ancient Fremont Pithouse site with your students without ever leaving the classroom!
You will receive the award-winning curriculum guide Project Archaeology: Investigating Shelter for grades 3 through 5 which supports the goals of the Common Core and integrates English Language Arts, Social Studies and Science. Students learn to analyze artifacts, primary documents, and oral histories related to authentic archaeological sites!
The past will come alive with this unique opportunity to experience history and receive practical hands-on instruction. The workshop will focus on the curriculum Project Archaeology: Investigating Shelter, an inquiry-based social studies and science curriculum, which guides students through a complete archaeological investigation of shelter. Participants will learn to use the curriculum, and learn about the importance of protecting cultural resources. They will be the first teachers to experience and review, Investigating a Fremont Pithouse, the first shelter curriculum based in Utah.
Participants will stay in an SUU owned hotel in Loa, Utah. A caterer will cook all meals at the facility and prepare lunches to take on excursions. Instruction and activities will be conducted at the hotel, and on location in Capitol Reef NP and Fremont Indian SP. A shuttle will transport the group to and from excursions each day.
Thanks to the generous support of the Bureau of Land Management, Montana State University, and Southern Utah University this all-inclusive workshop is offered at a reduced rate of $200. This includes engaging instruction, lodging, meals and snacks, guided excursions to Fremont Indian SP and Capitol Reef NP, guest presentations, a curriculum guide, and two college credits.
Registration due by April 10, 2017. Register by filling in the form below, or click here to download the applications and send by mail. Please make checks payable to: SUU-Project Archaeology. Send payment to:
Attn: Samantha Kirkley
Utah Project Archaeology
Southern Utah University
351 W University Blvd.
Cedar City, Utah 84720