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Hands-On Archaeology

ISBN: 9781593631628

Published: 09/01/2005

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Paperback


$19.95

Description

Written by renowned archaeologist John White, Ph.D., this book shows any teacher or parent how to help kids become young archaeologists. Imagine the thrill students will experience as they discover artifacts from the past. There isn’t a single student who won’t love the activities in this book! From creating simulated archaeology, to participating in digs in the classroom, to conducting digs in the community, this book is a how-to for teaching archaeology. Of equal importance is that while learning the discipline of archaeology, students will be acquiring skills in math, biology, geology, art, geography, history, and language skills, as well as motor, social, and conceptual skills. Hands-On Archaeology shows teachers everything they will need to help students conduct real-life archaeological digs. Packed with activities, this book first offers small-scale activities that easily can be conducted in the classroom using everyday materials. Then, the author takes kids out of the school to an empty lot in the community. Students will not just learn about archaeology—they will be archaeologists!

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Format: Paperback

Dimensions
Length: 11.04 in
Width: 8.53 in
Weight: 4.10 oz
Page Count: 208 pages

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