Welcome to our six-week Dig into Archaeology video series, presented by Susan Sloop of U of I Extension. Each week’s video will be posted on our Facebook page about 2pm on Thursdays and here on the website.
Weekly sessions are:
June 4: Sandpaper Petroglyphs. Tell a story the way the Native Americans and cave painters of Lascaux did.
June 11: Ancient Stone Circle. Imagine and build your own mini-stone circle, and think about its meaning and purpose.
June 18: Picture Writing. Create a scroll using hieroglyphics, the writing system invented by the Egyptians more than 5,000 years ago
June 25: Piecing It All Together with Artifacts. Dig for history treasures (artifacts) at home! Learn how archaeologists dig and record their findings.
July 2: Discover Cahokia Mounds
July 9: Time Capsule. Hunt for history at home and put together a family time capsule. You can even write clues or create a treasure map to find it.