Parents Night and the Final Day at Arcadia

Last day of Anthropology is Elementary 2015 We did not have an official lesson for the last day. Instead, we had an overview of the semester and discussed key aspects of anthropology learned. Click to see details Click to see details Click to see details Click to see details Click to see details Click to … Continue reading “Parents Night and the Final Day at Arcadia”

Museums at Arcadia

Week 7: Museums Lecture A museum is an institution that cares for a collection of artifacts and artistic, cultural, historical, or scientifically important items. They make these items available for public viewing through exhibits. Some of the most attended museums include the Louvre in Paris, the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C., the … Continue reading “Museums at Arcadia”

Ethnography at Arcadia

Week 2: Ethnography Lecture Ethnography is the way that anthropologists study and teach others about cultures.¬†Anthropologists learn about cultures by engaging different groups of people, asking questions, writing down their answers, and then thinking about the best way to understand behavior. Cultural anthropologists use an emic perspective¬†when studying another group, meaning they¬†describe a particular culture … Continue reading “Ethnography at Arcadia”