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Archeology

Be an Archeologist. This interactive site helps students to learn about the work of an archeologist.  http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/laventa/archaeologist.html

Raiders of the Lost Art. Interactive activity exploring several excavation sites. 

Fallen Civilizations. Hands-on activities teach children about the history of growth and decline of humankind. www.learner.org/exhibits/collapse/

Using Primary Sources. Helpful suggestion for the use of primary sources in the study of Archeology and History. memory.loc.gov/learn/start/prim_sources.html

Dig Magazine. Interesting articles and activities for young archaeologists. http://digonsite.com

Reed Farmstead Archeological Site. Games, puzzles, and a virtual site tour introduce kids to the history of rugged uplands of eastern West Virginia. http://digonsite.com

Archeology for kids. This informative website from the National Park Service is the perfect place to start introducing kids to Archeology. http://www.nps.gov/archeology/PUBLIC/kids/index.htm

Ancient Civilizations. In this lesson, students act as museum curator to gather artifacts to display essential aspects ancient civilizations. http://ctap295.ctaponline.org/~vvanhoo/index.html

Archeological Discoveries. This lesson plan focuses on the research of famous archeological sites like Easter Island, Machu Picchu, Pompeii, etc. http://school.discoveryeducation.com/lessonplans/programs/unearthingsouthamerica