Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park

Alberta Parks

Introduction to Archaeology

Introduce your students to the exciting world of archaeology.  This program addresses what it means to be an archaeologist, who owns archaeological sites, and why and how we protect them. Students work hands-on with real artifacts and a diversity of cultural materials.  Favorites are assembling a real bison, deer or alpaca skeleton.

Grade(s):1 - 6
Curriculum:Social Studies
Themes:
    • Grade 1 - Topic 1.2
    • Grade 2 - Topic 2.1
    • Grade 3 - Topic 3.1
    • Grade 4 - Alberta: The Land, Histories & Stories
    • Grade 5 - Canada: The Land, Histories & Stories
    • Grade 6
      • Topic 6.2
      • Science Topic D
Type:Parks in the Classroom
Duration:Half-Day
Location:Your school
Max. Group Size:32
Fees:$175
Availability:Year-round

Updated: Apr 10, 2018