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Alex the Archaeologist visits

Below is an excerpt from a note from one of our Docents. She was so impressed with the 6th grade students from Mercy High School who came for a Passport to the Past tour. As she describes, the preparation work they did with “Alex the Archaeologist” was reflected in their tour experience. Please read on […]

Our Faces Poster

Carol Yost of our Education Department shared a note that she received from a Gates Chili teacher. Her class had recently joined us at MAG for a tour. The teacher shared this drawing done by a young student, 5 years old. She was inspired by one of the faces on our MAG poster (cut out […]

Archaeologist takes MAG artifacts to RCSD School Number 17.

During his winter break from the Joukowsky Institute at Brown University, archaeology graduate student Alex Smith is visiting five local schools to talk to the 6th grade students. Here he is showing Mrs. Alice Lombardo‚Äôs students at the Enrico Fermi School the principles of stratigraphy. Students learned how archaeologists use clues from the surrounding earth […]