Grade 13 - Electives

Archaeology: Detectives of the Past

Archaeology: Detectives of the Past (Credit: 1.00)

George Santayana once said, "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. The field of archeology helps us to better understand the events and society of the past that have helped to shape our modern world. This course focuses on this techniques, methods, and theories that guide the study of the past. Student will learn how archaeology research is conducted and interpreted, as well as how artifacts are located and preserved. Finally, students will learn about the relationship of material items to culture and what we can learn about past society from these items.