Enrichment Package: Activity 8 -- Comparing Lifestyles: Post-Visit
This activity is designed to be completed after a visit to Mesa Verde and should be used in conjunction with post-visit and on-site visit activities #4 and #6. The activity focuses on comparing and contrasting our way of life to that of the Ancestral Puebloans. It also asks students to draw conclusions from their comparisons.
Follow the directions and answer the questions below.
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.