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Saturday, December 15, 2018
9:00 AM


Oriental Institute




Oriental Institute - Public Education Office


The Oriental Institute has had a long-standing interest in Nubia that goes back to its founding. In this one-day workshops explore STEAM and Nubia, looking at the ancient and medieval material culture of the region.Learn about how Nubian pyramids were different from Egyptian pyramids and how Nubian culture played a unique role there. Explore Nubia’s contribution to engineering through its metal-working industries and pyramids. Teachers will receive lesson plans and activities that they can bring back to the classroom for their students studying Nubia and other ancient cultures. Through object-based learning, they will also learn valuable skills about how to assess and explore ancient and medieval artifacts. At the end of the workshop, teachers will gain a better understanding of the impact Nubia made to the ancient and medieval world that they can bring to their students. K-12 teachers from all schools are welcome to apply. We particularly welcome CPS teachers from the South Side to participate in our programs. Teachers will receive a free Ancient Innovators tour for their class upon successful completion of the workshop. To register, please contact
Workshop will meet in Oriental Institute 208
Registration Deadline December 8, 2018