Interactive

 

In this category there are resources which lead directly to either interactive websites, videos or other new interactive interfaces the user(s) can become engaged with archaeological based material.

 

 

 

Organization: Adventure Learning Foundation

Description: Through teacher-guided discussion and hands-on activities, students will explore how various cultures have contributed to making the United States the unique and diverse country that it is today.

Age group or class level: Grades 3-4

America, A Home for Every Culture

 

 

 

Organization: Alaska State Museums

Description: In this 7-minute video, Kay Field Parker, master weaver from Juneau, Alaska, demonstrates two-strand twining with materials exaggerated in size and scale to help students clearly understand and see the technique. Please be aware that there is no audio to this video.

Age group or class level: Grades K-12

Kay Field Parker Demonstration Video (Video)

 

 

 

Organization: Alaska State Museum

Description: An interactive website behind the history of the gold rush in Alaska, including the discovery of gold in the area, the daily life of miners mining the gold and the legacy of the time period on Alaska.

Age group or class level: Teachers

ALASKA’S GOLD

 

 

 

Organization: Boncuklu Project

Description:This booklet introduces what we know about the ancient site of Boncuklu Höyük based on 8 years of excavation and research. It is aimed at a primary and secondary school audience and is supported by a Teachers’ Resource Pack. The resource pack, and other information about the site, is freely available to teachers and other education specialists in both Turkish and English.

Age group or class level: Primary and Secondary school ages

Boncuklu Booklet for Kids in English (PDF)

Boncuklu Booklet in Turkish (PDF)

 

 

 

Organization: The Discovery Channel

Desctiption: An interview with Matthew Cochran about what an archaeologist actually does and the challenges inherent in his fieldwork.

Age group or class level: All grades/class levels

Archaeologist (Video)

 

 

 

Organization: Family Education Networks

Description: An interactive page with a drop–down box and an interactive map of American Indian archaeological sites located in the United States, along with description blurbs about each site.

Age group or class level: Grades K-12

American Indian Archaeological Sites

 

 

 

Organization: Family Education Networks

Description: A webpage with 3 separate videos describing the history of the Thanksgiving holiday, one applicable for grades K-5, one applicable for grades 6-8 and the last one applicable for grades 9-12.

Age group or class level: K-12

History of Thanksgiving – Videos & Activities

 

 

 

Organization: Family Education Networks

Description: Are you just starting out as a teacher, or are you a veteran teacher who needs to shake up her routine? Find the top things every teacher (new and seasoned) needs in her classroom in this slideshow of tips, articles, and resources

Age group or class level:

Top 10 Things Every Teacher Needs in the Classroom

 

 

 

Organization: Iowa Lakeside Laboratory

Description: A video description about an archaeology field course which states: Nature of cultural and environmental evidence in archaeology and how they are used to model past human behavior and land use; emphasis on Iowa prehistory; introductory reconnaissance surveying and excavation techniques.

Age group or class level: College-Level students

Video Description of Field Archaeology Course

 

 

 

Organization: McClung Museum of Natural History & Culture

Description: Lecture presentation by Dr. Jeff Chapman about his work on the Tellico Archaeology Project.

Age group or class level: Grades K-12

McClung Museum Lectures-Telico Archaeology