ANCIENT SOCIETIES – Museum Galleries
60 minutes (program only) – $5.25/student
Includes free self-guiding time in Museum Galleries before or after the program.
ANCIENT SOCIETIES With Pottery Workshop – Museum Galleries
90 min (total program + workshop time) – $6.00/student
Includes free self-guiding time in Museum Galleries before or after the program
Curriculum Target Grade: 8
Students answer the question “What is a society?” using ten basic characteristics as a guide. Ancient North American societies, such as Cahokia, are explored. The characteristics of societies are made relevant during a Museum scavenger hunt. Add on an optional 30-minute pottery workshop for an extra 75 cents, and students can enjoy creating their own version of a historical Manitoba pot.
KH-028 Explain the importance of knowing the past and understanding history.
KI – 007 Compare and contrast the concepts of society and civilization.
KI-008 Give examples of the influence of the natural environment on the development of societies.
KI – 009Describe ways in which societies organize, maintain, and perpetuate themselves.
KH-027 Identify various sources of historical evidence and information and explain how each enhances understanding of the past.
KI-005 Explain the concept of world view.
VH-009 Appreciate the historical significance of early societies.
VE-017 Appreciate the ideas and technologies of early societies.
VH-010 Value the study of early societies as a way of understanding contemporary life.
KI -012 Describe the development of agrarian societies and explain how they differed from hunter-gatherer societies. Examples: food surplus, movement from nomadic to sedentary, division of labour, growth of villages and cities…