Field Trip Adventures

Archaeology Adventures: More than a field trip: it's a field school for Grades 4 and up

  •  At the Center for Near Eastern Archaeology at La Sierra University, Riverside.
  • Come; step into our excavation pits and into the past and examine artifacts; some are thousands of years old. La Sierra University has archaeological mysteries to solve.   
  • When your students arrive at their Archaeology Adventure, they start by learning how archaeologists learn about the past. They use real archeological artifacts to learn the difference between observation and inference, the importance of context and about forming a hypothesis.  
  • Then they use tools of an archaeologist, to excavate in one of our mock archaeological sites and map their finds. 
  • After the excavation, they analyze what they've found and build a hypothesis about what people did in the past 
  • We adapt the rigor and expectations, according the grade. 
  • Select the archaeology site or sites your class wants to yelp excavate We can accommodate up to 34 students at each site 
  • The Iron Age Site  The Iron Site is based on 3000 year old iron making sites and a four room house in the Middle East. The site contains reproduction and real 3000 year old artifacts, excavated by La Sierra University student and archaeologists and courtesy of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.   
  • Roman Glass Fabrication Site  The art and science of glass was brought to the Roman Empire from the Near East. Rome developed glass production into an industry. Roman Glass has been found in archaeological sites as far away as Japan. At the site students will discover the “remains” of a Rome glass fabrication operation from about 1900 years ago. California Site .
  •  The California Site (CA Riv 003he) has two occupation levels. One represents the First Californians and one real archaeology artifacts from historic California from 100 years ago.  
  • We can accommodate up to 34 students at each site
  • Fee: 
  • $275 for one class
  • $475 two classes coming at the same time.
  • $675 for three classes coming at the same time.

  • info@heritageedu.com

Archaeology Discoveries : For Grades 2 and 3

  At the Center for Near Eastern Archaeology at La Sierra University, Riverside 

  • Archaeology Discovery is our three hour field trip program for students in grades two and three.
  • It is the similar to our Archaeology Adventure Program, but is designed for younger students, using sessions with shorter intervals and better matched to the corresponding grade standards.    
  • Come; step into our excavation pits and into the past and examine artifacts; some are thousands of years old. 
  • La Sierra University has archaeological mysteries to solve. Select one of our  excavation sites.  The Archaeology Discovery uses the same Iron Age and Roman Sites as the Archaeology Adventures Programs. 
  • We can accommodate up to 34 students at each site 
  • Fee: $200 for one class and $375 for two. 

info@heritageedu.com




FIELD TRIP ADVENTURES

works with all grads, teaching how we know about the past.

The Archaeology Adventure works especially well for 6th grade learning about the ancient and classical past. Our California site works well for 4th grade classes.



GATE, Programs

  find our Field Trip use of the adventure of archaeology a great way to use hands on leaning and help accomplish the

  • Depth, 
  • Complexity,
  • Novelty, 
  • Rigor and 
  • Novelty 
  • to their Field Trip budget.


Our Archaeology Field Trips are FIeld Schools

and  teach STEM Concepts




School House Adventure, 1905: Learning in Historic Places

  Come to the San Timoteo Canyon School House. 

  • Have your class experience lessons that would have been taught in 1905. 
  • This living history program will meet today's California Education Standards. 
  • Taught by a credentialed teacher, the three hour program will involve lessons in Reading, Writing, Ciphering, Recitation, Geography, Physical Culture and behavior. 
  • The one room schoolhouse opened in 1883, in the canyon, 5 miles from Alessandro Rd, in Redlands. Soon after, a stable was built to accommodate the large percentage of students who rode horses to school. The San Timoteo Canyon School operated until 1937. It is now a unit of the Riverside County Parks and Open Space District and on the Registry of Historic Places.   
  • Space is limited to 32 Students per three hour session.   
  • Fee: $200  
  • This program is under development. Please contact us with your interest.
  • info@heritageedu.com





See our DOWNLOAD page to see how our programs align with California Education Standards and the New Generation Science Standards.


Contact us


For more information and to book a LEARNING ADVENTURE CONTACT US AT: