Monday–Friday, July 31–August 4, 2017, time varies each day
Engage your students to think like archaeologists as they apply the tools of scientific inquiry to the investigation of nutrition. Get ideas for hands-on classroom activities that will guide students to trace the shift from hunting and gathering to the development of agriculture in the ancient world. Explore the connection of food diversity and human health.
- Cross-disciplinary hands-on classroom activities
- A field trip to the Field Museum of Natural History
- Presentation by Oriental Institute scholars on food production in ancient Mesopotamia
- Teaching practicum
Cost: Free. Lodging, meals, curriculum guidebook included.
Benefits: Participants will receive 30 PD hours for teacher re-certification. Additionally, upon completion of the program, participants will be certified to teach all Project Archaeology curricula to their peers through workshops, institutes, and job-embedded mentoring.