ERIC Number: ED380363
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Anthropology: Smithsonian Institution Teacher's Resource Packet.
National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC.
This teacher's research guide for the National Museum of Natural History (Smithsonian Institution) is designed for junior and senior high school teachers to integrate anthropology into their social studies and science classes. The information in this packet consists of a list of books for teachers and students, classroom activities, and other resources such as audiovisual resources including films, curriculum packets, and a slide set (not available from ERIC). The first 5 materials introduce anthropology and include the topics human origins or human skeletons and human behaviors. Teaching activities, teaching skills, and teaching ethnicity are follow the introduction. Moreover, there is a comprehensive listing of fieldwork opportunities in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. The students can be guided to do the field projects. The last part of this packet provides teaching resources, anthropological materials available from the Smithsonian Institution, bibliographies of human evolution, human variation and anthropologists' fieldwork, and a description of 16 journals and magazines related to anthropology. (ML)
Descriptors: Anthropology, High Schools, Instructional Materials, Junior High Schools, Library Materials, Museums, Science Education, Sciences, Secondary School Teachers, Social Studies, Teaching Guides
National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC.