The Colorado Archaeology in the Classroom project, modeled after the Fossils in the Classroom, continues to enhance and expand the Museum’s and University’s outreach efforts across the state by providing much needed hands-on resources on archaeology to teachers and students. This project provides classroom kits featuring hands-on artifacts and casts, standards-based curriculum, in-district teacher professional development and a classroom presentation. The response from teachers to the kits has been overwhelmingly positive, as a hands-on and affordable resource for teaching Colorado history.
The Colorado Archaeology in the Classroom is developed for Colorado School Districts by:
Partners in the Colorado Archaeology in the Classroom project include:
To find out how to get a Colorado Archaeology kit and curriculum for your classroom or school, arrange an in-district teacher training, and/or a presentation for your classroom, please contact Jim Hakala, Senior Educator, University of Colorado Museum of Natural History at 303-492-4458, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Colorado Archaeology in the Classroom is generously funded by the University of Colorado Boulder Office of Strategic Relations and Communications and the University of Colorado Boulder Museum of Natural History.