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10 resources with the keyterm archeologists

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Fossilworks

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners research fossils and fossil formation. They explain how fossils are formed, identify fossil formations and use casting plaster to produce fossil replicas.
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Ancient Americas

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders compare artifacts used by archaeologists to theorize the first inhabitants of the Americas migrated from Asia across the Bering Land Bridge.
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Pottery Traditions

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students make and decorate a replica of a North Carolina coiled pot after summarizing why archaeologists study pottery and how Indian people of North Carolina made and used coiled pottery.
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Reading - Archeologist

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this online interactive archeologists worksheet, students respond to 8 fill in the blank and multiple choice questions regarding the information included in the provided paragraphs.
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Tools of the Archeologist

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students review the job of an archeologist as a class. While viewing a PowerPoint presentation, they guess the use of the tool before the next slide is shown. They also discuss when the archeologist would use each of the twelve tools...
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Archeological Thinking

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders review the differences between a historian and archaeolgists. At a recent archaeological dig site, they examine the artifacts and determine their usage. In groups, they are given a bag full of artifacts and write down what...
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Save Our Past -- Act It Out

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders identify and examine the importance of civic responsibility and the result of losing many archeological sites in Texas. In groups, they are given scenerio cards and act out each scene for the class. They also write a...
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Working With Animals

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders study careers that involve animal care such as veterinarians, zookeepers and archeologists. They create a collage of animal drawings related to the careers.
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Gridding a 2 x 2 Meter Unit

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students use the internet to examine what happens at an archeological dig site. In groups, they practice measuring a 2x2 meter square unit and gridding it out as an archeologist would do. They review the possible solutions at the end of...
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El Nino: Clues from the Past

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students become scientific detectives and explore the history of El Nino by examining the proxy data through Internet research. They list cultures affected by the weather pattern and name three types of scientists wh stody El Nino.