Enrichment Package: Activity 6 -- How Do You Measure Up?
This activity was developed to be used in conjunction with pre-visit and post-visit activities #4 and #8. During the activity, you will visit the cliff dwelling, Spruce Tree House and the Chapin Mesa Archeological Museum. Students will use their observation skills and the Spruce Tree House Trail Guide to complete the activity. (Note: You will need a measuring tape and thermometer.)
Spruce Tree House
Visit Spruce Tree House and use the Spruce Tree House Trail Guide to find the answers to complete this section.
Chapin Mesa Archeological Museum
Visit the Chapin Mesa Archeological Museum to find the answers to complete this section.
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Did You Know?
Cliff Palace is the largest cliff dwelling at Mesa Verde National Park. It has 150 rooms, plus an additional 75 open areas. Twenty-one of the rooms are kivas, and 25 to 30 rooms have residential features. The number of Ancestral Puebloans living in Cliff Palace at any one time was 100 to 120.