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Summer course for teachers includes archaeology in Virginia City, Montana
A summer course from Montana State University helps teachers learn to bring archaeology into their classrooms.
The course, "Project Archaeology:
The course is based on the curriculum "Project Archaeology:
On-site hotel accommodations are available, and teachers from throughout the United States are encouraged to participate.
Virginia City is a well-preserved gold mining town, with more than 100 historic buildings, a refurbished steam engine and stagecoach. Nevada City was host to the well-known PBS series "Frontier House" families as they learned to surviv¬e in a simulation of the 1883 Rocky Mountain frontier.
The MSU course is $500 for either Montana or out-of-state residents and includes a full set of take-home classroom materials. Hotel rooms are available at an additional charge of $20/person per night, double occupancy.
The course is offered through MSU Extended University by Project Archaeology, which is based in MSU's Department of Anthropology.
For more information or to register online, visit bit.ly/cNWjq8
Enrollment is limited and early registration is encouraged.
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Extended University is an outreach arm of Montana State University offering continuing education and professional development, distance learning and public outreach programs.