Can you Square this? A Public Archaeology Presentation

Can you Square this? A Public Archaeology Presentation

Want to learn more about archaeology? We’ve got a treat for you. Here is SIUE STEM Center graduate student, Clark Sturdevant, going over a few archaeological tricks of the trade.

In this video you will learn why archaeologists dig, or excavate, in squares and what archaeologist learn when testing an archaeological site. You will also learn a little about how archaeologists sample an archaeological site, use the Pythagorean Theorem to create an excavation unit, and map using a Cartesian Coordinate system.

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