Archaeology for Kids: Uncovering the Mysteries of Our Past, 25 Activities (For Kids series) (Paperback)

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This activity book features 25 projects such as making a surface survey of a site, building a screen for sifting dirt and debris at a dig, tracking soil age by color, and counting tree rings to date a find, teaches kids the techniques that unearthed Neanderthal caves, Tutankhamun’s tomb, the city of Pompeii, and Tenochtitlan, capital of the Aztec empire. Kids will delight in fashioning a stone-age tool, playing a seriation game with old photographs of cars, “reading” objects excavated in their own backyards, and using patent numbers to date modern artifacts as they gain an overview of human history and the science that brings it back to life.

About the Author


Richard Panchyk is coauthor of Engineering the City. He holds a master’s degree in anthropology and has taught college-level archaeology.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781556523953
ISBN-10: 1556523955
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
Publication Date: October 1st, 2001
Pages: 160
Language: English
Series: For Kids series

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