Cultural Anthropology Teacher Resources

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Cultural Anthropology Study Using the Fundamentals of Geography and GPS

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers, in groups, operate the GPS unit, plotting each head stone with accompanying description. Two other students to log in data that corresponds to the given points. One student to note general observations
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Classic Columns

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders present a PowerPoint presentation on Greek columns. They realize that Greek culture is centered around religion. Students create a model of one of the columns. Also they find examples of Greek architecture in major Greek...
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In Celebration of the Silk Road

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore the ancient trade routes of the Silk Road with a focus on a province in China to identify artifacts and research how these items arrived in the city of Turpan.
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WOMEN'S AND MEN'S ROLES IN DIFFERENT CULTURES

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Learners examine careers that are not traditional to their gender.
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Sacred Art

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students view a PowerPoint about Tibetan monks to help them explain the culture's world views, myths and religious beliefs. They investigate Navajo sand paintings and compare how they are similar to the Tibetan monks' artwork.
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Uncovering the Past and Present

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers are introduced to the topics of archaeology and anthropology. In groups, they examine the methods they use to gather information about the history of certain groups. They analyze artifacts to draw conclusions about the...
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Studying Community Festivals

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students examine culture through observations at a festival. They gather observations during their field study using tools including a notebook, tape recorder, and camera.
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Ancient Man in Asia

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders analyze and synthesize information about major historical developments by interpreting data, evaluation sources of information, identifying and comparing experiences and perspectives from multiple cultural perspectives.
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Why Human Evolution Matters: Crash Course Big History #204

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Is the progression of human complexity due to eating meat? The 14th video in a 16-part series attempts to answer this and other thought-provoking questions. It relates the process of human evolution and innovation to our ability to learn...
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Shadows of North Carolina's Past

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students construct a timeline of four major culture periods in Native American history from studying archaeological evidence cards.
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Carnival Celebrations: Masks

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore Carnival. In this Puerto Rico Carnival lesson plan, students discover the history of the cultural celebration as well as the significance of the elaborate masks worn for the festivities. Students create their own...
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Ceramica de los Ancestros

For Students 3rd - 6th
Scholars join a field expedition team to unearth a plethora of treasures from Central America. Artifacts listed in alphabetical order come with an informational blurb and a picture designed for participants to color. Activity pages...
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At-Risk Communities

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
"Waiting to Move," a photo essay by Ciril Jazbec, brings into sharp focus the threats posed by climate change. Class members examine images of Shishmaref Island and the Native Alaskan Inupiate coastal villages that are impacted by rising...
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Dark Water: Lesson Plan 3 - Grades 6-12

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
After watching the documentary Dark Water about a traditional Chumash ceremony and reading a Chumash origin story, viewers are asked to create a coat of arms and to craft an essay that details a family tradition or their own origin story.
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Women in Anthropology

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders identify women who have excelled in anthropology. They present their findings which are compiled with other students' research to produce a list of women anthropologists.
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Margaret Mead: Anthropologist

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders examine the life, travels, and cultural experiences of Margaret Mead. They participate in group work and inquiry activities about the qualities that Margaret Mead possessed and the places she traveled to. They distinguish...
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Anthropology and Sociology

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the combined subjects of anthropology and sociology and explain how the disciplines would study the same issue. On poster board, they locate or draw pictures related to the two subjects. Once this is completed, students...
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Exploring Human History

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study the four main subdivisions of anthropology and how they overlap. They explore the careers of several contemporary anthropologists and their fieldwork, comparing the methods and applications of their work.
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Random Strategies in Archaeology

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars critically evaluate cultures according to their artifacts. In this Random Strategies in Archaeology lesson, Students interpret evidence in order to better understand ancient societies. Young scholars watch films that...
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The Hawaiian Islands

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders present information of people, places, and environments. They collect, organize, and analyze date to use with these representations.
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Cache

For Students 4th - 12th
The excavation of a cache of artifacts found on San Nicolas Island, a part of the Channel Island chain, is the focus of a documentary that shows how archaeologists uncover artifacts and use these finds to attempt to understand the past....
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Building Bridges: Living in a Diverse Society

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd
Students participate in various activities that help them build esteem, and explore racism. For this multicultural lesson plan, Students increase their awareness of, and appreciation for, cultural differences and similarities. This...
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The Language of Love

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners explore the images and idioms related to love in their own culture. They examine new rituals recently created in Japan by reading and discussing "Osaka Journal:Japanese Date Clubs Take the Muss Out of Mating."
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Harvest Celebrations Around the World

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Learners, working in groups as cultural anthropologists, research harvest festival around the world. They design a Harvest web page based on their research.