Welcome: Anasazi Culture
Description: The structures at the Manitou Cliff Dwellings are authentic Anasazi cliff dwellings faithfully reconstructed and preserved so that generations can witness and experience something of this impressive people. Many of the cliff dwellings have been preserved for visitors to explore and learn about the Anasazi culture. Colorado Geography Standards STANDARD 2: Students know the physical and human characteristics of places, and use this knowledge to define and study regions and their patterns of change. 2.3 Students know how culture and experience influence people's perceptions of places and regions Objective: Students will describe the Anasazi culture and infer what led to their disappearance from Manitou Cliff Dwellings.
Grade Level: 3-5
Curriculum: Social Studies
Keywords: Anasazi Cliff Dwellings Manitou Springs
Author(s): Lisa Bizzell