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Archaeology for Kids : Uncovering the Mysteries of Our Past, 25 Activities - Richard Panchyk

Archaeology for Kids

Uncovering the Mysteries of Our Past, 25 Activities


Published: 1st October 2001
For Ages: 13 - 17 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.

1. How Archaeology Works - 2. The First People - 3. The Ice Age and the New Stone Age - 4. The First Civilizations - 5. Greece and Rome - 6. The New World - 7. Historical Archaeology.

ISBN: 9781613740262
ISBN-10: 1613740263
For Ages: 13 - 17 years old
For Grades: 8 - 12
Format: ePUB
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 160
Published: 1st October 2001
Publisher: Chicago Review Press