Lessons for Archaeology

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  • Archaeological Finds - … for: Education Search for Home > At School > Lesson Plans Home Archaeological Finds At School Product Tutorials Updated: January 16, 2007 Lesson … science of archaeology and how it contributes to our understanding of humanity. Photo of skeletons and artefacts from an archaeological dig. Objectives ? Students will demonstrate an understanding of the goals and methods of archaeology. ? Students will write a report of an archaeological
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  • A City Lost and Found - … "'Lost City' Yielding Its Secrets" (one per student) -resources about archaeological evidence surrounding Machu Picchu (computers with Internet access, library resources … this legacy be left? - Are all archaeological sites "sacred"? Why or why not? - How are archaeology and tourism related? Evaluation / Assessment: Students … at http://emuseum.mnsu.edu/archaeology/dating/. 6. Compile a career guide for the field of archaeology. Consider the occupations mentioned in …
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  • Stratigraphy And Cross-dating - … of stratum); in archaeology, this term usually refers to layers of earth. Stratigraphy: the layering of deposits in an archaeological site. Cultural … rarity, archaeologists regard stratified sites as particularly important. When an archaeological site is vandalized or artifacts are removed, knowledge about past … Summarize how archaeologists use stratigraphy and cross-dating to study archaeological sites. Evaluation The students turn in their activity sheets for …
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  • Colonial American Curators - … (View) Not Specified + Colonial American Curators VSC Objectives (View) Vocabulary Archaeology - the systematic study of past human life and culture by … use the interactive, Ask an Expert - Archaeologist to discuss why archaeology is important and what types of artifacts have been discovered … . Also write the vocabulary terms: archaeology, artifact, and curator on the board with their appropriate definitions: + Archaeology - the systematic study of past …
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  • Going on a Dig - … with the process involved in an archaeology excavation. 3. The students will become familiar with archaeology terms. 4. The students will each illustrate a different part of the process of archaeological excavation. 5. The … -9 x 12 construction paper for cover Archaeology terms Prior knowledge from participating in an archaeological field experience. WI Standards: Duration: Materials …
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  • Digging Into the Past - … careers in historical archaeology. Society for Historical Archaeology (http://www.sha.org/) is a scholarly group concerned with the archaeology of the modern … . Archaeology's Dig (http://dig.archaeology.org) is an online magazine offering a quiz and games to test your knowledge of archaeology, interesting facts, and a way to ask Dr. Dig your archaeology questions. Academic Content Standards: Grades …
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  • 1.6 Chronology: The time of my life - … their timelines with the chronological information contained in a stratified archaeological site. Materials ten strips of colored paper scissors glue "My … information organized for analysis. Stratigraphy: the layering of deposits in archaeological sites. Cultural evidence and natural sediments become buried over time … were even fewer strips. Connect this activity to archaeological sites by stressing how archaeological data is usually impossible to place in chronological …
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  • 2.5 Tree-ring dating - … experience how archaeologists can sometimes use tree rings to date archaeological evidence and study past climates. Materials For the teacher, transparencies … -ring dating to archaeology. Have them also make a statement about the importance of preserving wood samples in archaeological sites. Evaluation Students … the Beginning: An Introduction to Archaeology. 8th ed. New York: Harper Collins. McGregor, John C. 1974. Southwestern Archaeology. 2nd ed. Chicago: University …
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  • Tracking Down Evidence - … Scientific Process, Weathering, and Archaeology.In this lesson students will see how archaeologists investigate a variety of archaeological sites, digging up pieces … going to see is a possible archaeological site. FAST FORWARD Newton's Apple #1108 to the archaeology segment and zero the time … ) or Linkway (IBM), have students create an electronic book about archaeological sites. They can write about each site, digitize its picture …
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  • Culture everywhere - … Research Laboratories of Archaeology (Ward, H. Trawick, and R. P. Stephen Davis, Jr. 1999. Time Before History: The Archaeology of North Carolina … of how these change through time. Archaeology is often considered a specialty within anthropology. Archaeology a method for studying past human cultures based on material evidence (artifacts and sites). Archaeology is often practiced …
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