Mon, 22 Oct|
The Antoinette Centre
What does an Archaeologist do? (Children's Workshop)
Did you know there were lots of different sides to archaeology? Do you know how an archaeologist dates objects? What can the different layers in the soil tell us? Why is it so important to draw and record objects that are found?
Time & Location
22 Oct 2018, 10:00 – 12:00
The Antoinette Centre, Quex Park, Birchington CT7 0BH, UK
About The Event
This 2 hour workshop explores the many different sides to archaeology and helps children understand the journey of an object from excavation to exhibition. We will look at stratigraphy, dating methods and some of the tricky bits of understanding the archaeological record. The children will learn the value of recording before completing their own mini excavation.
Duration: 2 hours
Age Guide: 7 to 11 years
Price: £12.50 per child.
Numbers limited to 10
(Parents welcome but children do the fun bits!)
What does an archaeologist do?