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Program Flyer: Ask the Archaeologist

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Content Provider   The Creative Learning Factory at the Ohio Historical Society  2009-10 Honorable Mention, 2010-11, 2011-12, 2012-13 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   This program has not yet been evaluated.
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 students but can make exceptions.
Minimum Number of Participants   Minimum of 5 participants.
Primary Disciplines   Sciences, Social Studies/History
Secondary Disciplines   Career Education, Problem Solving, Technology/Information Science
Program Description   The staff and professionals of the Ohio Historical Society are at your disposal in this interactive, question/answer style program. Spend time talking with a member of our Archaeology staff about the science of archaeology, recent discoveries, career opportunities, and a day in the life of an archaeologist.

This is your opportunity to request an expert to interact with your class on a tailor-made presentation. We also welcome suggestions for other topics/specialties to serve your group’s area of interest.
Program Format   1. Introduction to presenter/program topic
2. Discussion of topic
3. Q&A session throughout the course of the presentation
4. Review
5. Wrap up
Objectives   After participating in this program, students will have a better understanding of archaeology, its role in recording history, and the daily responsibilities in the archaeology profession.
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.8 Science, Technology, and Society
State/Regional Standards to which this program aligns   Portions of the following content standards may be covered 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: 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.

Grade Six
Theme: Regions and People of the Eastern Hemisphere
Topic: Civic Participation and Skills
Content Statement 9: Different perspectives on a topic can be obtained from a variety of historic and contemporary sources. Sources can be examined for accuracy.

Grade Seven
Theme: World Studies from 750 B.C. to 1600 A.D.: Ancient Greece to the First Global Age
Topic: Historical Thinking and Skills
Content Statement 1: Historians and archaeologists describe historical events and issues from the perspectives of people living at the time to avoid evaluating the past in terms of today’s norms and values.

Grade Eight
Theme: US Studies from 1492 to 1877: Exploration through Reconstruction
Topic: Historical Thinking and Skills
Content Statement 1: Primary and secondary sources are used to examine events from multiple perspectives and to present and defend a position.

Common Core State Standards
ELA CCSS: SL.3.1, SL.4.1, SL.5.1, SL.6.1, SL.7.1, SL.8.1
Program Length   30 - 45 min
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 an 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: $125.00
Program Fee Notes   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 now also available to groups who do not have access to video conferencing equipment through the download of free desktop video conferencing software. This software and access to our programming is available to you at no additional cost. Software download and configuration instructions will be sent out once we have received your program request form.

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

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