Archaeology Programs at Garvies Point Museum

G-2 FIELD ARCHAEOLOGY (Gr. 4-5, 6-8) (9-12) (college) (adult group)

This slide-illustrated lesson shows the "how and why" of the science of archaeology: how archaeologists dig and record their work in the field. An indoor replicated dig and other selected museum exhibits are used for reinforcement. Students will see an archaeologist's kit bag of digging tools and a telescopic alidade. Indoor program.

G-12 EXPLORING NATIVE AMERICAN POTTERY II (Gr. 4-5) (6-8) (9-12) (college) (adult group)

This is a hands-on analysis of traditional Native American pottery-making techniques and methods. Participants will discuss archaeological information and work with natural clay and related artifacts. Indoor program.