Skeletal diagrams are a great way to help folks visualize what parts of the animal were actually found at an archaeological site. Over the summer before I left ASM, I had the opportunity to gather and help create skeletal diagrams for the Homol’ovi exhibit at the Arizona State Museum, which opened on December 8, 2017.Continue reading “Skeleton pictures!”
Tucson is full of great ways to engage with archaeology, but I don’t always take advantage of it because I am finishing up my dissertation. My friend convinced me to get away from the computer and join her on a autumn equinox tour of Picture Rocks and Los Morteros. Los Morteros was a Hohokam villageContinue reading “Visit to Los Morteros and sun daggers”
I was fortunate enough to take part in two science panels at Phoenix Comicon this year, which are part of the 90+ hours of continuing education credit hours offered to teachers at the conference. It was a great experience. Colonialism and invasive species are explored throughout science fiction, and sci fi became a great entryContinue reading “Phoenix Comicon 2017 – Science Panels”
I represented the Stanley J. Olsen Laboratory of Zooarchaeology at ASM’s first-ever Take a Look Day. Here I am at the ready with common Arizona animal skeletons to help answer visitor questions.