Archaeology 4: Finding and Recording Artifacts at an Archaeological Dig

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This video shows archaeologists searching for and finding artifacts at a dig site. Use this video with the teacher and student tools below to increase your understanding of what happens at an archaeological dig.

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. This activity is designed to be used with the following Educate.Today videos: Archaeology-1, Archaeology-2, Archaeology-3, Archaeology-4, Archaeology-5, Archaeology-6, Archaeology-7.

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Student Tool 66: Video Reflection Worksheet

Students can use this activity on their own to share their learning and insights about any video they watch independently, and this Student Tool can also be used in conjunction with Teacher Tool 318: Sharing Your Insights Through A Reflection Worksheet as part of a classroom or homeschool activity. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.

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Teacher Tools

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 within this document as well as on the same video pages.
This activity is designed to be used with the following Educate.Today videos: Archaeology-1, Archaeology-2, Archaeology-3, Archaeology-4, Archaeology-5, Archaeology-6, Archaeology-7.

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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. This activity is designed to be used with the following Educate.Today videos: Archaeology-3, Archaeology-4, Archaeology-5, Archaeology-6, Archaeology-7, Archaeology-8, Archaeology-9, Archaeology-10, Archaeology-11, Archaeology-12, Archaeology-13, Archaeology-14, Archaeology-15, Archaeology-16, Archaeology-17, Archaeology-18, Archaeology-19, Archaeology-20.

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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. This activity is designed to be used with the following Educate.Today videos: Archaeology-3, Archaeology-4, Archaeology-5, Archaeology-6, Archaeology-7, Archaeology-8, Archaeology-9, Archaeology-10, Archaeology-11, Archaeology-12, Archaeology-13, Archaeology-14, Archaeology-15, Archaeology-16, Archaeology-17, Archaeology-18, Archaeology-19, Archaeology-20.

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Teacher Tool 317: Cross Curricular Activity--Sharing Insights Through a Journal Entry

This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, provides an Interdisciplinary activity that invites students to write a journal entry that shares learning and insights they gained by watching the video. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.

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Teacher Tool 318: Cross Curricular Activity--Video Reflection

This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, provides an Interdisciplinary activity that invites students to complete a reflection worksheet to share learning and insights they gained by watching the video. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.

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Teacher Tool 319: Cross Curricular Activity--Sharing Learning Verbally

This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, provides an Interdisciplinary activity that invites students to share learning and insights they gained by watching the video through verbal sharing and conversation. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.

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Teacher Tool 320: Vocabulary Interesting to Me

This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, invites students to increase their vocabulary by selecting, and learning the definitions of, words in the video that are unknown and/or interesting to them. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.

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Teacher Tool 321: Vocabulary Activity

This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, asks students to listen for certain vocabulary words you have selected and define them in two ways: 1) contextually based on what they think the definition might be based on what they learn in the video; and 2) through a dictionary to either confirm or refine their contextual definition. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.

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Teacher Tool 324: How I Use the Website--An Archaeology Science Project

In this teacher tool, an Educate.Today member shares an example of using the website with students on a science project related to archaeology. Have a lesson plan idea using Educate.Today resources that you'd like to share? Write it up and send us an e-mail to info@educate.today.

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