This paper aims to present an educational experience with children and young people in Southern Chile.They learned about heritage using the scientific method as a vehicle of knowledge and appreciation.Our work is based on researches on paleontological and archaeological findings in Pilauco and Monte Verde. We have oriented both experiences to the so-called Social Palaeontology, understood as integrated to the archaeology of early settlers and based on concepts of heritage and identity.
|Translated title of the contribution||Social Paleontology: An educational approach to science, heritage and identity|
|Number of pages||14|
|Journal||Calidad en la Educación|
|Publication status||Published - Jul 2011|