USU Eastern Prehistoric Museum and Utah Archaeological Society Assist Science Core Curriculum Collaboration


News Release

The Castle Valley chapter (CVAS) of the Utah Statewide Archaeological Society (USAS) will be assisting the USU Eastern Prehistoric Museum in developing local student’s understanding of the state Science Core Curriculum by visiting the Museum.

2014 CVAS President Craig Royce would like to invite educators, students and community members to attend the 7 p.m. chapter meeting in the upstairs classroom of the Prehistoric Museum on January 16 to participate in discussions by museum staff members Dr. Kenneth Carpenter, Dr. Tim Riley and Lloyd Logan, as well as local high school and elementary educators, on how the museum’s exhibits and activities can help introduce students of all ages to the scientific principles underpinning the Science Core Curriculum.

At the Jan. 16 meeting, the CVAS chapter will also introduce the new 2014 officers: Craig Royce, Pinnacle Canyon Academy educator and author of “Uranium Seekers”, will serve as president;  Margene Hackney, USAS and Nine-Mile Canyon Coalition founding member, will remain as treasurer; Christina Collingwood will serve as secretary; and Heidi Essex, the 2013 CVAS President, will step down from her successful presidency into the vice president role.

If you have any questions, please contact Craig Royce at 435-888-2234.

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