Burns SciTech in partnership with the Museum of Arts & Sciences
(MOAS) in Daytona Beach, was awarded a grant from
the American Association of University Women’s Community Action Grant fund.
This grant award supports and archaeology history project for the 2012-2013
school year. The Museum will assist in partnership to advise, provide expertise,
and support services to create a mock dig site on the school grounds to be
used as a learning lab.
Students of all ages will be introduced to the science of
archaeology, which involves survey, excavation and eventually analysis of data
collected to learn more about the past. Archaeology relies on cross-disciplinary
research and involves many additional sciences. All students will benefit from
this experience but the project will be led by middle school students who will
keep digital journals, create videos and exhibits for presentations.
The Museum of Arts & Sciences (MOAS) http://www.moas.org is the primary art, science and history museum in Central Florida. MOAS is a not-for-profit educational institution founded in 1955 and chartered by the State of Florida in 1962. The Museum is accredited by the American Association of Museums and is an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution.