Archaeology in the Classroomarchaeology Suzanne Moramarco LT 130
What is Archaeology? • Archaeology is the study of the physical remains of past human cultures.
Why Study Archaeology? • To understand the human past is essential for understanding the present and shaping the future. • Archaeology is a way to learn about past cultures. • Stewardship of archaeological resources is everyone’s responsibility.
Online Search“archaeology in the classroom” • Google • 239 hits • Yahoo! • 386 hits • Answers.com • 235 sites
Websites for Teachers • ANTHROPOLOGICAL RESOURCES • Teacher packet materials • Project Archaeology • Teacher’s Activity Guide for 4th - 7th Grades • San Diego Archaeological Center • Lists north county museums and historic sites. Teachers
Websites for Students • Simon Fraser University Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology • Virtual Gallery • National Park Service Archeology Program • Archaeology Merit Badge • Society for Historical Archaeology • Underwater Archaeology Students
Archaeology as a Career • FAQ ABOUT A CAREER IN ARCHAEOLOGY • Available jobs • Education and training • General introductory books • Volunteer on a dig • More information CJUE
My Favorite Site • Crow Canyon Archaeological Center • YOUNG ARCHAEOLOGISTS' READING LIST • Archaeologist On-Line • Life on the Edge • A Trip Through Time UCJE
The Future of the Past UCJE • By teaching our children to respect past and present cultures we preserve those cultures for future generations.