educator and student hold textile in gallery during class.

Grades K–2, 60 Minutes

"The program was hands-on and developmentally appropriate as well as engaging…During the program there were enough 'artifacts' for each student to have a turn as an 'anthropologist.'"
     — Teacher, Grades 1 and 2, N. Chelmsford

Integrates with studies of

  • World geography, maps, and continents
  • Peoples and cultures around the world
  • Artifacts from around the world  

Program Description

Young anthropologists travel the world, comparing artifacts from Africa, Asia, South America, Europe, Australia and right here in North America. Students explore how different environments shape the clothes, toys, and tools that peoples of the world use to meet their basic needs. This presentation encourages student participation, including discussion. Available in person. Maximum 28 students.

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Teacher Resources

Available on request.