Students explore archeology and it contributions to human history. They write a magazine article describing the discovery of a dig.
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What is an Atlatl?
Let's go an an archaeological dig! Prepare your kids with a list of vocabulary terms relating to archaeology, including different types of items that one might find. They study pictures of each item and play a memory game based on the...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Decoding the First Alphabets: Not as Simple as A, B, C
Explore early writing systems and their significance in understanding the development of past civilizations. In groups, learners research early writing systems and then present their findings to the rest of the class. They teach their...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Incredible History of China's Terracotta Warriors
What does the discovery of 8,000 life-sized clay soldiers and the tomb of Emperor Qin Shi Huang reveal about ancient Chinese culture? A great deal! Take a look at this fascinating archaeological find and explore ancient Chinese social...
5 mins 7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Archeology Lesson; Making Inferences
Students discover what an archeologist is and make inferences about societies and cultures based on artifacts. In this archeology activity, students complete an array of captivating activities, guessing about what an artifact is and...
4th - 6th English Language Arts
Death On Board La Belle: Finding Clues from Old Bones
Young scholars practice analyzing skeletal remains for clues by using the Internet. In this scientific investigation activity, students research the La Belle shipwreck using the Internet and written materials, later completing a...
4th - 7th Visual & Performing Arts