Archaeology Academy

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Archaeology Academy
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Archaeology Academy says
Archaeology Academy at Weedon Island Preserve engages the public through presentations and hands on activities. Come learn about the prehistoric people who made Weedon Island home. After the free presentations, tour Weedon Island by canoe, hike to an archaeological site, practice laboratory methods that archaeologists use, or tour the Preserve and learn all about the plants Native Americans used in everyday life. Fee for each activity is $10.00 per participant and registration is required.

Activities following the presentations include:
Plants and People hike - Tour the Preserve and learn all about the plants Native Americans used in everyday life.

Archaeology Hike - Hike with an archaeologist to part of the Weeden Island archaeology site while learning all about the site and its history.

Weedon Island Pottery Lab - make exciting discoveries about the unique pottery found at Weedon Island using scientific lab methods.

Archaeo-eco Canoe Tour - Maneuver canoes down mangrove lined trails through the preserve while learning how Native Americans used the vast fresh and saltwater resources surrounding Weedon Island.

Recommended for all ages.
For more information and to register, please go to the Eventbrite link above

Be sure to visit the Eventbrite link for important information concerning the rules for certain activities.
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By: Florida Public Archaeology Network - West Central Region