Archaeology for Kids

Uncovering the Mysteries of Our Past, 25 Activities

by Richard Panchyk

Series: For Kids series

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ISBNs
  • 1556528426
  • 9781556523953
  • 9781556528422
  • 9781569766309
  • 9781613740262
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.

  • Chicago Review Press; October 2001
  • ISBN: 9781556528422
  • Read online, or download in secure PDF or secure ePub format
  • Title: Archaeology for Kids
  • Series: For Kids series
  • Author: Richard Panchyk
  • Imprint: Chicago Review Press
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 1556528426
  • 9781556523953
  • 9781556528422
  • 9781569766309
  • 9781613740262

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.

Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 1556528426
  • 9781556523953
  • 9781556528422
  • 9781569766309
  • 9781613740262