Archaeology for Kids: Uncovering the Mysteries of Our Past, 25 Activities

Richard Panchyk (Author)
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Description

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.

Product Details

Price
$18.99  $17.47
Publisher
Chicago Review Press
Publish Date
October 01, 2001
Pages
160
Dimensions
10.9 X 0.4 X 8.5 inches | 1.2 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781556523953
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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.