This is so much more than a pottery
making workshop. The rich archaeological heritage of this area provides an
interesting laboratory within which to examine what we know about the past and
gives us insights into how people lived, adapted to their surroundings, and
changed through time. The workshop
will culminate with an on-site group trench kiln firing, conditions
Instruction in English and Spanish
All pottery tools and materials will be provided.
ED 589 College
Credit: is currently not
available for this course.
Note to Teachers* The interdisciplinary nature of this course will
enable K-12 teachers to develop meaningful standards based lesson plans. Through
authentic experiences and inquiry-based projects, teachers will learn to make
relevant connections between art, archaeology, science, cultural content and their own
Camping is not allowed at Chimney Rock National Monument but is available at several nearby campgrounds.
Motel lodging is available in nearby Pagosa Springs and Durango, Colorado.
For Lodging and Camping information contact: http://www.pagosaspringschamber.com/ Enrollment: Limited to 18 participants.
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Location: Chimney Rock National
Monument is located about 17 miles west of Pagosa Springs and 43 miles east of
Durango, Colorado. Take U.S. 160 west from Pagosa Springs or east from Durango
to Colorado Highway 151 and turn south. The entrance is 3 miles down Hwy 151 on the
right. Visit www.ChimneyRockCO.org
for further information on Chimney Rock Archaeological Area.
On August 1, 2001 we conducted what was quite possibly the
first pottery firing at Chimney Rock in over
View from the upper ruins at Chimney Rock Archaeological Area
Looking south toward Chaco Canyon from the upper ruins of Chimney Rock.