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At-Home Anthro LIVE

Roots of Tradition: Corn, Beans, and Squash

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 |
1:00PM - 1:45PM ET

This is a virtual event.
Corn, beans, and squash laid out on a table.


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Bring your natural curiosity and craftiness into FREE live learning sessions by Penn Museum educators. Every Tuesday, join these 30-minute sessions—perfect for kids in elementary to middle school—to dig deeper into world cultures, archaeology, and anthropology with demonstrations of hands-on projects you can try at home!

Learn more about the Three Sisters—corn, beans, and squash—and their significance in many Indigenous cultures of the Americas. Originating in Mesoamerica, these three crops are planted together to enhance the soil, support one another’s growth, and produce a healthy harvest. They are also often combined in traditional recipes.

Think about dishes that hold special memories for you and receive a special recipe for a delicious soup made using the Three Sisters crops!

Recommended Materials: Paper and pencils, crayons, or markers.

Free to Registered Guests