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How Stuff Happened: Makeup

How Stuff Happened: Makeup

How Stuff Happened: Makeup By Hannah Ludlow Every morning, countless people get ready for the day by applying thick, waxy paste very close to their eyes. This application has the effect of making eyelashes appear denser and longer- something many consider beautiful....

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How Stuff Happened: Alcohol

How Stuff Happened: Alcohol

How Stuff Happened: Alcohol Cheers to the New Year! The first topic to kick off our “How Stuff Happened” series is alcohol. Though everyone knows what it is and many have tried it, few know how it actually came to be. Numerous cultures have developed some type of...

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Sunrise Seems Late

Sunrise Seems Late

Sunrise Seems Late   The winter months are filled with many different holidays. Some of these holidays and events are religious, some are historic, and some are just for fun. There are older events that are based on the movements of the sun, moon, and stars. One...

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Pass the Cranberry Sauce

Pass the Cranberry Sauce

Pass the Cranberry SauceMost schools in America celebrate Thanksgiving. School lunchrooms cook turkey and potatoes, and children learn about Thanksgiving history. Normally, these lessons are full of cheerful stories about sharing and love. Since November is American...

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Meet Kate

Meet Kate

Hello, Hello!Hi, I’m Kate, and I am Project Archaeology’s new Public Education Coordinator! I grew up in Kentucky and from a young age loved reading stories about the past and running around outside so I could dig and explore. When I was four, I accidentally watched a...

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Why would a Roman create a permanent wall painting?

Why would a Roman create a permanent wall painting?

Why would a Roman create a permanent wall painting? Communication is important to every culture and art is a form of communication. By Courtney Agenten - Minnesota State Coordinator Communication is an important basic need of culture. Communication allows individuals...

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NEW! Investigating a Roman Villa

NEW! Investigating a Roman Villa

NEW!!!! Project Archaeology: Investigating a Roman Villa By Courtney Agenten— Minnesota State Coordinator Keep an eye on our blog over the next few weeks as we post previews of each lesson of the new curriculum. More than 2,000 years ago, extremely wealthy Romans...

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