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.

Program highlights:

  • 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.

The 2017 program is in collaboration with Project Archaeology and is generously supported by Whole Kids Foundation

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Application Deadline EXTENDED: Postmarked by May 31, 2017

Application Form

2017 Program Flyer

Daily Program Schedule (Tentative)

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