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Archaeology for Kids


An archaeologist is a scientist. Archaeologists study man-made objects from the distant past to learn more about the development of various civilizations. Archaeologists are not interested in fossils, although they turn up quite a few while looking for artifacts.

What is the job of an archaeologist?

What is the difference between a fossil and an artifact?

What is a site?

How do archaeologists find sites to explore?

Do they need permission to dig?

Grids and Labeling

Tools of the Trade

Back in the Lab

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Some Famous Archaeologists

Pottery & China

Ages - Stone Age, Bronze Age, Iron Age - info & powerpoints

More free powerpoints about archaeology

Now that you more about archaeology, see how well you can play these games! Good Luck!

Archaeology Q&A Quiz Interactive

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