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Learning Exercise: The Archaeology of France

Title:
The Archaeology of France
Material:
Description:
The Cave of Chauvet-Pont d'Arc offers the user insight into the prehistory of France and the people who lived there.

Info

Submitted by:
William Paquette
Date Last Modified:
June 23, 2008

Exercise

Instructions: Read the following sections under "The Cave Today": Discovery, Authentication, Presentation. Read the "Results" section under Research. Read the following sections under "Time and Space": Geographic Context, Archaeological Context, Dating, Significance of the Cave. Under "Visit the Cave" describe the images under "artistic ensembles" and "natural and archaeological elements." Write a 5-7 page paper describing the archaeological site and explaining its importance to the history of western civilization.

Categories

Audience

  • College General Ed
  • College Lower Division
  • High School

Topics

Archaeology. French History.

Requirements

None.

Learning Objectives

To acquaint students with the early archaeological history of France.

Type of Task

  • Individual
  • Student-centered
  • Supplemental Activity
  • Unsupervised

Assessment

Paper.

Technical Notes

None.