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In this archeology activity, students read two texts about archeology and becoming an archaeologist. Students answer three short essay questions.
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The Great Archeological Dig
Young scholars explore biology by identifying a diagram. In this cell anatomy instructional activity, students read a story about archeology and conduct a fictitious archeology dig in class in which they search for animal cells. Young...
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Where's My Mummy: Preservation Techniques
To observe preservation techniques firsthand, learners dry a flower in sand and compare cucumber slices soaked in salt water for a week with slices left out to dry in the open air. Video resources (not attached) include one about mummies...
3rd - 6th Science
Idea Book – For Creating Lessons and Units About American Indians
Augment a unit on the traditions and legacies of Native Americans with an informational packet. With pages that detail the tribal origins of commonly used words, a list of ways that Native American customs influenced American democracy,...
2nd - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Mapping and Excavating a Jello Mold
Students simulate how archaeologists excavate sites by "searching" their own site in the form of a Jello mold. They use a grid to map the objects in the Jello mold as well as looking at three layers of Jello to understand stratigraphy...
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History