Item Details

Explorations in Archaeology and History [electronic resource]

produced by WGBH Educational Foundation
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
In her introductory lesson, Ms. Larsen, a Sixth Grade Social Studies' teacher at Harbor School in Boston, Massachusetts, guides students through an exploration of their family histories, with the objective of helping them understand their place in the larger human family and the development of civilizations in general. Ms. Larsen's students work in groups to differentiate between fossils and artifacts. The lesson concludes with student presentations of their own family heirlooms.
Release Date
2003
Run Time
27 min.
Language
Closed-captioned
Rating
Professional
Notes
Teaching practices library, professional development guide, and companion web site based on the National Council for the Social Studies standards, blends content and methodology in lively case studies.
Series
Social Studies in Action : A Teaching Practices Library, K-12
Series Statement
Social studies in action : a teaching practices library, K-12 ; 16
ISBN
1576806359 (series)
Published
South Burlington, Vt. : Annenberg/CPB, c2003.
Description
Mode of access: Windows Media Player, World Wide Web.
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