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210 resources with the keyterm artifacts

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Arti-Factual Evidence

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Practice responding to controversial information with the New York Times lesson provided here. Middle schoolers watch a video interview with the director of The Lost Tomb of Jesus. After reading a companion article, they identify the...
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Using Artifacts for Clues About Identity

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Learn about the ancient Near East through a close examination of ancient artifacts. Lead your class into analysis by first observing an artifact as a class. Pupils can then work in pairs to analyze the other artifacts and compile a list...
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Objectivity

For Teachers K - 1st
Help young readers examine historic artifacts to determine if they were designed to help people survive or to create enjoyment. They identify objects that were designed to help people to survive and to enjoy themselves. Then compare and...
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Treasure Tales

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Create an artifact kit to engage your young learners. Then, assign small groups a section of chapter three. They will identify the main idea and three supporting details for their section. Then, they select one artifact from the kit that...
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Tut's Treasures

For Teachers 6th - 12th
National Geographic Channel combines old news reel footage with current film and photographs to reveal some of the artifacts found in King Tut's tomb. Your class might also enjoy the mention of a few of the events that led to the stories...
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Real-Life History: Looking at Our Community

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Spend several days with your class exploring local history. Learners brainstorm and categorize sources of historical information as primary or secondary; collect and present artifacts from family/community; construct a definition of...
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Roots: The Ancestry of Modern People

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers investigate the models for the origin of modern humans and the conditions that facilitate speciation and evolution. The classification and nomenclature of hominid species is also examined.
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King Tut On The Move

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students read a story called King Tut On the Move and answer vocabulary and comprehension questions about it. In this current events King Tut lesson plan, students respond to literature by answering questions, recalling details, sharing...
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Gridding A Site

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students use a map and the Cartesian coordinate system to establish a grid system over an archaeological site, labeling each grid unit. They also determine the location of artifacts within each grid unit and construct a scientific...
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This Old Ship

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Junior archaeologists will be able to describe shipwreck artifacts and the information they reveal. They work in small groups to reasearch wreckage features of different period ships, making this not only a science lesson, but a social...
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Aboriginal History: Creating Tribes and Artifacts

For Teachers 7th
A list of aboriginal tribes and customs is discused and the importance of sharing and respecting each others' ideas is reinforced, Your class will create their own tribal names and artifacts, and present their tribes to classmates in...
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The Mathematician And The Archaeologist

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young scholars decorate clay pots and destroy them in order to learn the techniques of modern-day archaeologists and practice mathematical measurements. This is an exciting lesson suitable for Social Studies, Math, Science, or Art...
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Making Faces

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students analyze facial expressions on artifacts. In this artifacts lesson, students examine facial expressions on artifacts. Students draw a face with an expression of their choice.
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Unearthing Ancient Greece

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students locate and analyze clues about ancient Greek life. In this ancient Greece instructional activity, students look at art, architecture, and artifacts to determine what was important to the Greeks and discover details about their...
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Worksheet for Analysis of an Artifact

For Students 8th - 12th
In this primary source analysis instructional activity, students respond to 20 short answer questions that require them to analyze an artifact of their choice.
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Moving Objects

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students discover the history of the United States by examining the Great Migration.  In this U.S. History instructional activity, students research the immigration movement on the Internet and complete a worksheet about the large...
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Mysteries of Egypt

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers investigate the Egyptian civilization. In this cultural lesson, students watch the film Mysteries of Egypt and create a replica of an ancient Egyptian artifact.
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Corrosion/Conservation/Preservation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners examine the reasons why metal corrodes in regard to metal artifacts. In groups, they discover the affects of salt water on metal and compare the type of corrosion found on iron. They also research the types of metal...
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Geography and Artifacts of Mexico

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners review the structure of government in Mexico and discuss how it is different than the United States. Using artifacts, they must label and identify the city or state in which the artifact originated. They use the artifact clues...
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Re-covering Imperial History

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read about imperialism in Japan and China and write their own book based on the story they read.
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Healing Art: Health and Illness

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students examine African artifacts relating to health and illness
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Design Life: Exploring Society Through Art

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Introduce learners to the design elements and artifacts of interior environments in Victorian Canada (or any people and era you care to explore) based on artwork that represents their world. Your secondary social historians view the art...
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Looking for Lincoln Throughout His Life

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Young historians gather information about Abraham Lincoln through a variety of activities. They match vocabulary words with pictures to create a timeline. Additionally, learners read books and articles that teach them about Lincoln's...
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Canada's Dynamic Communities

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students discover artifacts that are native to Canada and discover the stories that these artifacts tell about Canada's history. In this artifacts lesson plan, students listen to and tell stories about their artifacts.