Tue, 30 Jul|
The Antoinette Centre
What does an Archaeologist do? (Tuesday 30th July)
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
30 Jul 2019, 10:00 – 12:00
The Antoinette Centre, Quex Park, Birchington CT7 0BH, UK
About The Event
This popular 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.
*Content of the workshop may vary according to ages present, older children will have the opportunity to look at what we can from human remains.
Duration: 2 hours
Age Guide: 7+
Price: £13.50 per child.
Numbers limited to 10
(Parents welcome but children do the fun bits!)
What does an archaeologist do?