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Archaeology for Kids : For Kids - PANCHYK R

Archaeology for Kids

For Kids


Paperback Published: 1st October 2001
ISBN: 9781556523953
Number Of Pages: 160
For Ages: 9 - 11 years old

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This activity book features 25 projects such as making a surface survey of a site, building a screen for sifting dirt and debris at a dig, tracking soil age by color, and counting tree rings to date a find, teaches kids the techniques that unearthed Neanderthal caves, Tutankhamun’s tomb, the city of Pompeii, and Tenochtitlan, capital of the Aztec empire. Kids will delight in fashioning a stone-age tool, playing a seriation game with old photographs of cars, “reading” objects excavated in their own backyards, and using patent numbers to date modern artifacts as they gain an overview of human history and the science that brings it back to life.

How Archaeology Works
The First People
The Ice Age and the New Stone Age
The First Civilisations
Greece and Rome
The New World
Historical Archaeology
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ISBN: 9781556523953
ISBN-10: 1556523955
Series: For Kids
Audience: Children
For Ages: 9 - 11 years old
For Grades: 4 - 6
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 160
Published: 1st October 2001
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.7 x 27.9  x 0.9
Weight (kg): 0.54