DECEMBER 4, 2018 – Elementary school students dig surprise archaeological site

Education Foundation creates simulated archaeological discovery for immersive learning project

The Education Foundation of Sarasota County funded a surprise simulated archaeological dig site for an immersive learning project to help elementary school students attain a higher level of scientific literacy and develop inquiry skills. Students at Cranberry Elementary School in North Port returned to school after the Thanksgiving break, expecting to assemble for a tree-gifting ceremony in honor of their retiring principal, Linda Daniels. Instead, students were surprised and excited when the tree-planting was halted because “dinosaur bones” were discovered. Full Release

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