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Program Flyer: Mound Building Cultures

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Content Provider   Creative Learning Factory (Formerly the Ohio Historical Society)  2009-10 Honorable Mention, 2010-11, 2011-12, 2012-13 Honorable Mention, 2013-14 Honorable Mention
Contact Information   Matt Schullek
dl@creativelearningfactory.org
800 E. 17th Ave.
Columbus, OH  43211
United States
Phone: (800) 640-7679
Fax: (614) 298-2963
Program Type   Individual Program
Program Rating      based on 7 evaluation(s).
Target Audience   Education: Grade(s): 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult Learners, Public Library: Library Patrons
Maximum Number of Participants   We prefer groups of 35 or fewer participants but can make exceptions.
Minimum Number of Participants   Minimum of 5 participants.
Primary Disciplines   Social Studies/History
Secondary Disciplines   Sciences
Video Clip  
Program Description   Explore the mound building cultures of ancient Ohio and America in this program hosted by Dr. Bradley Lepper, Curator of Archaeology for the Ohio Historical Society. Students will learn about the various types of mounds, how mounds were built, why mounds may have been built, what daily life might have been like as a member of these cultures, and how these cultures evolved as we visit various mound sites throughout the country.
Program Format   1. Students are introduced to the various types of mounds in the United States.
2. Discussion of the cultures that mound building cultures descended from will take place.
3. Students examine the lifestyle of those cultures.
4. Students will view video/photographs of at least four different mound sites.
3. Time is allowed for questions, answers, and review.
Objectives   After participating in this program, students will have a better understanding of ancient mound building cultures and the value of examining mounds as historical sites and artifacts.
National/Common Core Standards to which this program aligns   Portions of the following content standards may be covered over the course of the program...

National Standards
NCTE – ELA K-12.4 Students adjust their use of spoken, written, and visual language (e.g., conventions, style, vocabulary) to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences and for different purposes.
NCTE – ELA K-12.12 Students use spoken, written, and visual language to accomplish their own purposes (e.g., for learning, enjoyment, persuasion, and the exchange of information).

NCSS - SS.2 Time, Continuity, and Change
NCSS - SS.5 Individuals, Groups, and Institutions
NCSS - SS.6 Power, Authority, and Governance
NCSS - SS.8 Science, Technology, and Society

Common Core Standards
ELA CCSS: SL.3.1, SL.3.2, SL.3.3
ELA CCSS: SL.4.1, SL.4.2, SL.4.3
ELA CCSS: SL.5.1, SL.5.2, SL.5.3
ELA CCSS: SL.6.1, SL.6.2, SL.6.3
ELA CCSS: SL.7.1, SL.7.2, SL.7.3
State/Regional Standards to which this program aligns   Portions of the following content standards may be addressed over the course of the program...

Ohio Revised Standards – Social Studies
Grade Three
Theme: Communities: Past and Present, Near and Far
Topic: Historical Thinking and Skills
Content Statement 2: Primary sources such as artifacts, maps, and photographs can be used to show change over time.

Topic: Heritage
Content Statement 3: Local communities change over time.

Topic: Human Systems
Content Statement 6: Evidence of human modification of the environment can be observed in the local community.

Grade Four
Theme: Ohio in the United States
Topic: Historical Thinking and Concepts
Content Statement 2: Primary and secondary sources can be used to create historical narratives.

Topic: Heritage
Content Standard 3: Various groups of people have lived in Ohio over time including prehistoric and historic American Indians, migrating settlers and immigrants. Interactions among these groups have resulted in both cooperation and conflict.

Grade Five
Theme: Regions and People of the Western Hemisphere
Topic: Early Civilizations
Content Standard 2: Early Indian civilizations (Maya, Inca, Aztec, Mississippian) existed in the Western Hemisphere prior to the arrival of Europeans. These civilizations had developed unique governments, social structures, religions, technologies, and agricultural practices and products.

Topic: Human Systems
Content Standard 8: American Indians developed unique cultures with many different ways of life. American Indian tribes and nations can be classified into cultural groups based on geographic and cultural similarities.
Content Standard 10: The Western Hemisphere is culturally diverse due to American Indian, European, Asian and African influences and interactions, as evidenced by artistic expression, language, religion and food.

Grade Six
Theme: Regions and People of the Eastern Hemisphere
Topic: Historical Thinking and Skills
Content Statement 1: Events can be arranged in order of occurrence using the conventions of B.C. and A.D. or B.C.E. and C.E.

Topic: Places and Regions
Content Statement 5: Regions can be determined, classified and compared using various criteria (e.g., landform, climate, population, cultural, or economic).
Program Length   45 - 50 minutes
By Request   This program is available by request ONLY
Date/Time Notes   We ask that program reservations be made at least 2 weeks in advance. Be sure to list in alternate date in your program request in the event that your requested date isn't available. Please allow up to 5 business days to have your request processed.
Program Cost   By Request Cost: $150.00
Program Fee Notes   As a part of our annual Early Bird scheduling special, program requests RECEIVED BEFORE September 30th, 2014 will automatically receive $25 off the listed cost of the program. This pricing special does not apply to Can She Trust You, Vision of Unity, Back to the Fifties, or our Holiday Origins program series.

Bulk program discounts are available. Contact our studio for more details.

Please allow up to 5 business days to have your program request processed.
Cancellation Policy   We will not charge for programs canceled due to inclement weather. The full presentation fee will be charged to sites, which cancel with less than 24 hours notice.
Is recording allowed?   No
Program Delivery Mode(s)   Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)
Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Skype, iChat, FieldTripZoom, Vidyo, Movi/Jabber, Blue Jeans, etc...)
Minimum Technology Specifications for sites connecting to this provider   For H.323 video conferencing systems (Polycom, Tandberg, Cisco, LifeSize), groups should dial into us directly via IP connections or through a bridging agent, at an ideal connection speed of at least 384 kbps.

Our programming is also available to groups who do not have access to video conferencing equipment through the use of free cloud-based video conferencing software. Software configuration and connection instructions will be sent out once we have received your program request form.

We require a test call be scheduled with us at least one week prior to the date of your program in order to verify that we can maintain an acceptable connection between our sites.

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