8.1.CC Extender

Grade(s): 8

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2019

Archaeo-Tech: Atlatl Physics
Archaeo-Tech: Atlatl Physics

Lesson

Students learn about the atlatl, a prehistoric throwing tool that uses leverage, then build and test replicas to measure the increase in throwing distance compared to throwing by hand. They discuss...

Archaeo-Tech: The Barrier Island
Archaeo-Tech: The Barrier Island

Lesson

Students build model beaches and use waves to simulate coastal erosion, observing how it disturbs and destroys archaeological sites. They then explore engineering solutions to reduce erosion and...

Archaeo-Tech: Geophysics
Archaeo-Tech: Geophysics

Lesson

Students design a mock archaeological site and simulate a survey using punch holes to represent shovel test pits. They then discuss the limitations of this method and explore how geophysics offers a...

Archaeo-Tech: LIDAR
Archaeo-Tech: LIDAR

Lesson

Students build a miniature landscape in a sandbox and use tools to measure elevations at various points. By converting these measurements and coloring a graph, they create a 2D elevation model similar...

Catawba Nation | Carolina Snaps

Video

Explore the enduring legacy of the Catawba Nation, an ancient culture rooted in pottery, history, and resilience in South Carolina.
Native American Tribes in SC
Native American Tribes in SC

Lesson

Students will access a hyperdoc that will guide them through different activities to help them understand the different cultures and traditions of certain tribes. Then, they will create their own...

About the Catawba Nation | Let's Go!

Video

The Catawba Indian Nation is the only federally recognized reservation in the state of South Carolina. The Catawba people have lived in the Piedmont region for over six thousand years, and today...
The Catawba Cultural Center | Let's Go!

Video

At the Catawba Cultural Center visitors can learn about many important aspects of the traditions of the Catawba people. The museum includes various displays on the tribe's important chiefs, the unique...
3D VR - Catawba Cultural Center | Let's Go!
3D VR - Catawba Cultural Center | Let's Go!

Interactive

The mission of the Catawba Cultural Center is to preserve, protect, promote and maintain the rich cultural heritage of the Catawba Indian Nation through efforts in archives, archeology, tribal...
Circle of Inheritance: Native Land, Native People
Circle of Inheritance: Native Land, Native People

Lesson

Through this lesson students will be able to recall information on the settlement of South Carolina and the United States by Native Americans and Europeans through a series of summative assessments...