An interdisciplinary unit for Middle School by Stephanie Elkins (ASOR) Archaeology: Digging Deeper to Learn About the past by Judith Cochran (ASOR) Archaeological Institute of America Lesson plans and projects that focus on ancient material culture and stress archaeological approaches and ways of thinking.
Archaeology can enliven a classroom lesson in almost any subject, from Art to Zoology.
We encourage you to try some of these archaeology lessons with your students.
Teaching plans and resources developed by educators participating in an Archaeological Institute of America summer teacher’s institute.
Historic Jamestowne, Virginia is the site of the first permanent English settlement in America.
Includes plans and curricula as well as suggested published and internet sources for those interested in incorporating archaeology into their classroom.
Many are not specific to Florida,or can easily be adapted.
are available from Cobblestone Publishers Alexandria Archaeology Museum Resources and activities from the city of Alexandria, Virginia community archaeology program that help students learn about archaeology and the importance of preserving the past.
Alexandria Archaeology Archaeologists At Work: A Teacher's Guide To Classroom Archaeology uses historic artifacts in classroom activities and lessons, offers historical archaeology case studies, includes a glossary, and resource lists. The American Schools for Oriental Research (ASOR) Digging Up Mesopotamia: Archaeology of the Ancient World.
Let us know how they work for you -- and share your favorite archaeology lessons with us and others.
The Archaeology Channel Archaeology lesson plans and activities from several dozen good sources such as Discovery Channel, National Geographic Society, the New York Times, PBS, Houghton Mifflin, and many more. the archaeology magazine for kids Teacher’s Guides for archaeology theme issues of the magazine dig!
History Beneath the Sea: Nautical Archaeology in the Classroom Nautical archaeologists study material remains, technologies, and traditions relating to ships and the sea.