Science & Nature
Using the Scientific Method in Archaeology
Learners will learn how the scientific method is applied to archaeology.
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60 minute class
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What is the scientific method really? And how to scientists use the method to study the world? You may have learned about the scientific method but how is it applied to actual science? And how to archaeologists use the scientific method in their research? In this class we will cover the basics of the scientific method, what a dependent and independent variable are, how they are applied to archaeological research, and follow a case study of a research project on rock art conservation...
Students will learn about the scientific process, how the scientific method is used in archaeology, how to prepare a research design, how to develop methods for fieldwork, how to interpret results, and the future steps after completing the research.
I am a professional archaeologist for over 20 years that has worked at sites throughout the United States and the world. I currently work as the Lead Archaeologist for the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands where I complete archaeological projects under the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966. I have been engaged in teaching youth about the science of archaeology since AD 2000.
No homework will be assigned. However, in class activities will be used.
1 hour per week in class, and no time outside of class.
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Jeremy is currently the lead archaeologist for the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. He is the founder and archaeological program coordinator for Archaeology Learning Group. He received his B.A. in anthropology at Heidelberg College...