Archaeology Day: Valencia East Campus

Valencia College: East Campus 701 North Econlockhatchee Trail

March 9, 10:00:00 AM — 12:30:00 PM

We will be visiting the Valencia East Campus to lead hands-on activities with Anthropology students. Activities will include atlatl throwing, flintknapping, and setting up an excavation unit.

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Nerd Nite Miami!

Gramps 176 NW 24th St, Miami, Florida 33127

March 9, 06:00:00 PM — 10:00:00 PM

Let\'s set the record straight: archaeologists have never actually uncovered alien skulls, ancient spacecraft, or found evidence for any extraterrestrial species\' involvement in the construction of monuments or pyramids. However, some archaeologists do study the way human beings interacted with space thousands of years ago. While light pollution has changed the way we see the sky today, celestial bodies were of vast importance to ancient humans. The movement of the sun, moon, stars and planets are thought to have affected architecture, landscaping, and the way people living all over the planet understood the universe. We\'ll be talking about real archaeoastronomy, and how scientists figure out what the sky meant to human beings before light pollution.

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