First Peoples: Bringing the Meadowcroft Rockshelter into the Classroom

Thursday, October 12, 2017 • 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Heinz History Center

Join History Center educators, curators, and local experts for workshops and educational sessions designed to connect local educators with the museum’s exhibits. All workshops include a classroom resource guide with lesson plans and a boxed meal. Pre-registration is required and space can be reserved online.

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First Peoples: Bringing the Meadowcroft Rockshelter into the Classroom

Date: Thursday, October 12, 2017
Time: 5 – 8:30 p.m.
Location: Heinz History Center
Act 48 Hours: 3 hours
Audience: Suitable for all educators.
Cost: $15 for History Center members and $20 for non-members to attend. Additional $3 fee applies to receive Act 48 hours.

The world-renowned Meadowcroft Rockshelter is now at your fingertips! Join educators from the Meadowcroft Rockshelter and Historic Village in a demonstration of the new online resources available to teachers through the First Peoples online curriculum materials. Participants will get up close and personal with the high-resolution GigaPan images of the archaeological site, embedded with multimedia content to provide the primary resource material for interactive learning experiences. These images can be used to create interdisciplinary lessons, activities, and discussions geared toward bringing this National Historic Landmark to life for students.

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