Archives for the ‘Archaeology for Educators’ Category

2009 Field Report 6

Monday, July 20, 2009 Figure1_cemetery

The following update was prepared by the 18 teachers that were enrolled in two graduate education courses at Heidelberg University geared towards utilizing the Johnson’s Island Civil War Prison archaeological study for middle school and high school use. They were asked just to present some aspect of the experience for the AIA readers. I hope […]

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2008 Field Report 5

Monday, July 21, 2008

by the 2008 Archaeology for Educators Field Crew Currently, a group of Heidelberg College graduate students is participating in a class titled “Archaeology for Educators.” We are continuing the work at Johnson’s Island Prisoner of War Depot, excavating in two main areas: part of the hospital block and one of the hospital’s latrines. Drs. David […]

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Archaeology for Educators 2007

Tuesday, July 17, 2007 Teachers excavate one of the 2 meter squares down to subsoil.

This update was prepared by teachers–Tim, Annette, Jon, Natalie, Stacey, Gene, Rick, and Jen–taking the Archeology for Educators K-12, Investigating a Civil War Prison (EDU 533/534) courses this past week. Tim: “I have learned much about the science of archeology in the past week. I feel that the hands-on approach works well. The most exciting […]

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