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Archaeology For Kids

Archaeology, Early Christianity, etc…

Archaeologists work to put pieces of human tools and bones together to create a picture of what life was like long ago. Studying these things is called “archaeology.”

Digging for the Truth
Puts the adventure back into archaeology. No location is too dangerous, no terrain too rough, no culture too exotic for explorer and survival expert Josh Bernstein. With his unique hands-on approach, he travels the globe, seeking answers to some of the most enigmatic mysteries of the ancient world.


Archaeologists and what they do

Archeology: Clues from the Past
An archaeologist might find a pot, a grave, or the remains of a building. Each discovery is like a piece of a puzzle. The archaeologist works to put these pieces together to create a picture of what life was like long ago.

Archaeology Education & Illustrations by Susan K. Nelson
By browsing Susan’s web site, you will some idea of what an artist involved with Archaeology and Anthropology might be called upon to do.


Archaeology for Kids
Do you like to dig in the dirt? Find things that are lost? Put pieces together? Figure out stories from clues? Learn about the past? These are all things archeologists do—maybe you’re one, too! From the National Park Service.

Archaeology Magazine
Keep up to date with the latest finds and interpretations of ancient findings. Se latest finds on their Facebook page.

Be an Archaeologist
You’re an archaeologist, and your job is to learn about humans who lived long ago by unearthing the objects they once used. This pile of pot shards has just come in from the field. Your assignment? Reassemble the pot to its former glory (Shockwave plugin required).

Here Are the Ancient Sites ISIS Has Damaged and Destroyed
Shocking destruction in the Syrian city of Palmyra is part of the militant group’s ongoing campaign against archaeology.

Introducing Archaeology
An archaeologist is a scientist. Archaeologists study man-made objects from the distant past to learn more about the development of various civilizations. Archaeologists are not interested in fossils, although they turn up quite a few while looking for artifacts. From Mr Donn.

Radiocarbon WEBinfo
The aim here is to provide clear, understandable information relating to radiocarbon dating for the benefit of K12 students. This is the science of figuring out the age of artifacts.

SciGirls: Digging Archaeology
Video of girls going to a real dig.

Book

“My
by Frank Karpiel and Kathleen Krull
Your 7th or 8th grade child will have to ask questions and search for answers while addressing the Essential Question. Stories, activities, games, the student journal and projects relate back to the Essential Question, the main idea of the chapter. This course teaches a full chapter on the origins of humanity from a fully evolutionary perspective; millions/billions of years, primitive ancestors, and other evolution-based ideas are endorsed.

Early Christianity

From Jesus to Christ
This Frontline series is an intellectual and visual guide to the new and controversial historical evidence which challenges familiar assumptions about the life of Jesus and the epic rise of Christianity.

Topics in Ancient History

Ancient Egypt
Wander through the mazes of ancient tombs to discover the secrets of ancient Eqypt.

Ancient Greece
Travel back in a time machine. Contribute stories. Find out about original Olympic games.

Ancient India and Pakistan
What was life like in the ancient Indus River Valley which is now in India and Pakistan?


Ancient Rome (Italy)
Play the games that ancient Roman children played. Find out about daily life.

Prehistoric Man
Find out the truth about cave men, women and kids, as well as the lovely art they created.

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