The Edukits include reconstructions of archaeological artifacts found at the Bodo Archaeological Site (including stone tools, arrowheads, bone tools, bone beads, bison hide, pottery and more). These artifacts will supplement the Bodo Archaeology Social Studies Curriculum Guides as an interactive component of classroom learning. The kits will allow teachers and students to better understand and appreciate Alberta’s history without leaving the classroom. For a complete list of items in the Edukit, click here:
Availability: Two Edukits are available year-round. Please reserve in advance.
Duration: 3-week rental period
Price: $100.00 plus the cost of shipping.
You Need: A credit card number is kept on file for a damage deposit until the Edukit is safely returned. To reserve the Edukit please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Classroom Curriculum Materials: Critical Challenges & Online Image Bank
Critical Challenges (Inquiry Units) are designed for Grades 4, 5, and 7 but can be adapted for any Social Studies classrooms. These resources were designed in conjunction with the Learning Network and Critical Thinking Consortium and are specifically written to match the Alberta Social Studies Program of Studies. The Critical Challenges explore one of Alberta’s largest archaeological sites, the Bodo Archaeological Site, to bring history to life through meaningful learning experiences for students.
Availability: The Critical Challenges are available to browse and download for free from the Learning Network website. Added Value: An Online Image Bank and two video resources can also be accessed for free.
Classroom Curriculum Materials: Teaching Archaeological Thinking
Teaching Archaeological Thinking has everything you need to bring excitement of critical thinking about archaeology to your social studies classroom. This resource is suitable for Grades 6 to 11. This resource focuses on six interrelated concepts central to students’ ability to think critically about archaeology: archaeological significance, archaeological perspective, cause and consequence, similarity and difference, evidence and interpretation, and value judgment.
Availability: Teaching Archaeological Thinking is available from the Critical Thinking Consortium or the Bodo Archaeological Centre. Click here to learn more about this resource.