Extended Virtual Programs (Cost: $25/ program)
These 15-20 minute
recorded programs highlight aspects of the site and the ingenuity of the
ancestral Sonoran Desert people to adapt to their environment. Each extended
virtual program is available for a fee of $25 / theme; the program link remains
active for 2 months from the date it is shared with the teacher. Sign up
for an extended program online through ActiveNet or by calling 602-495-0901, Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
A Place to Call Home
program highlights the daily life of the ancestral Sonoran Desert people (the
Hohokam). Learn what type of homes they
lived in and how they were constructed. Discover how they made use of the
courtyards and nearby ramadas for daily chores and skills, such as pottery
Designs on Rocks
Learn how to tell the difference between a petroglyph and a pictograph. Find out how the images and symbols are made and learn how we can protect them for future generations. Discover how the design are connected to the ancestral Sonoran Desert people (the Hohokam).
Living in the Desert
Learn how and why the ancestral Sonoran Desert people (the Hohokam) constructed the largest canal system in the North America without metal tools. Learn about the plants cultivated and collected by this hard-working group of desert farmers.
Virtual Programming video worksheets available in Resources