Programs

 

In this category are links to archaeologically based programs from various organizations. These programs are designed mainly for elementary to high school aged students though some are available for all ages.

 

 

 

Organizaton: State University at Binghamton Community Archaeology Program

Description: Instructor will relate the principals and mechanics of sediment deposition, site dating techniques, the correlation between time and soil levels, and possible site/soil disturbance. In groups of 3-5 people, students will use soil "keys" to match a known date and soil context to soils on the poster. The keys provide a date to apply to different features on the poster. Students will take this information and concepts learned from the discussion to complete the worksheet.

Age group or class level: Grades 5-6

Stratigraphy and the Laws of Superposition

 

 

 

Organization: Bureau of Land Management

Description: The Artists in Residence section of the teacher resources section of the BLM website, with links to other sections of artists past work, the 2014 sites and posters.

Age Group or Class Level: Artists of all ages

AiR (Website)

 

 

 

Organization: Crow Canyon Archaeological Center

Description: A one week archaeological camp for middle school students teaching the basic principles of archaeology

Age group or class level: Middle School students.

Middle School Archaeology Camp

 

 

 

Organization: Crow Canyon Archaeological Center

Description: Descriptions of programs for school groups from teens to college to adult and family groups

Age group or class level: Grades 4-12

Programs for School Groups

 

 

 

Organization: Crow Canyon Archaeological Center

Description: A week long program, usually held in June, at the Crow Canyon Archaeological Center, which introduces high school level students to the field, practice and applications of archaeology.

Age group or class level: High School students

High School Archaeology Camp

 

 

 

Organization: Crow Canyon Archaeological Center

Description: If you’re serious about archaeology, don’t wait for college! Crow Canyon’s High School Field School is a unique opportunity to do hands-on archaeology under the training and supervision of professional archaeologists. In three weeks, you can get a head start on your college studies, explore career options, and gain experience that will look great on a college application or a resume.

Age group or class level: High School students

High School Field School

 

 

 

Organization: McClung Museum of Natural History & Culture

Description: A 16-page description of the programs available at the McClung Museum of Natural History & Culture from Fall 2014 until Spring of 2015, including several archaeology related programs.

Age group or class level: GradesK-12

Education Programs (PDF)

 

 

 

Organization: National Park Service: Southeast Archaeological Center

Description: The Teacher-Ranger-Teacher (TRT) program is the centerpiece of the National Park Service's Teacher Corps, a diverse collection of programs and opportunities for educators to partner and interact with the National Park Service.

Age Group or Class Level: Teachers/ K-12

T-R-T

 

 

 

Organization: State University at Binghamton Community Archaeology Program

Description: Each summer, The Public Archaeology Facility's Community Archaeology Program (CAP) offers a week-long program focused on archaeology for kids entering Grades 5 and 6. The program is taught by professional archaeologists from Public Archaeology Facility at Binghamton University. Students will learn about the science of archaeology through hands-on, interactive classroom projects, laboratory tours, outdoor activities, and visits to a local archaeological site.

Age group or class level: Grades 5-6

Archaeology for Kids Program

 

 

 

Organizaton: State University at Binghamton Community Archaeology Program

Description: The Archaeology For Teens program is designed for students entering Grades 7-10.  In addition to facility tours, classroom activities, and fieldwork, students will participate in experimental archaeology, in-depth survey and mapping techniques, and other activities tailored for this age group.

Age group or class level: Grades 7-10

Archaeology for Teens Program