Archaeology 1: Explore! Archaeology

View this archived program to investigate the big picture question, “What does an archaeologist do?” Learn as students interact with an archaeologist who is currently working on a dig in Ireland. View video of the site. Learn about the digging process, the tools archaeologists use, some history of archaeology, and see examples of artifacts they’ve found so far.

Student Tools

Student Tool 64: Digging Into an Archaeological Dig Worksheet

This student tool is designed to accompany the video above and other videos on our Educate.Today website that deal with archaeology. All videos related to the activity are included in the document. Teacher Tool 279 provides teacher instructions for this activity and is available on the same video pages.

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Teacher Tools

Teacher Tool 256: Explore! Archaeology Study Guide

Use this document to learn more about the archived program. Contents include a program description, a time-coded program agenda, related curriculum standards, and learning activities designed to help your students learn more about topics explored in the program.

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Teacher Tool 279: Digging Into an Archaeological Dig

This learning activity is designed to accompany the video above and other videos on our Educate.Today website that deal with archaeology. All videos related to the activity are included in the document. Student Tool 64 can also be used with this activity and is available on the same video pages.

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Teacher Tool 285: Arts Integration Activity--Explore Archaeology

This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, provides an Arts Integration activity combining science, social studies, and music as students learn about and compose a rap song about archaeology.

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Teacher Tool 286: STEAM Activity--Explore Archaeology

This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, provides a STEAM activity combining science and music as students learn about and compose a rap song about archaeology.

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