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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: Memorial Hall Online Museum

Description: This activity is drawn from the curricula "Everyday Life in Early New England" but is offered here without the accompanying lesson context. "Learning to Look" asks students to closely examine and interpret objects from the past.

Age group or class level: All grade levels

Learning to Look

 

 

 

Organization: The Minneapolis Institute of Arts

Description: An interactive website with links to categories ranging from Asian history to Buddhism to Asian architecture, ceramics and a link to an online visual of the collections at the Institute itself

Age group or class level: All grades/class levels

The Art of Asia

 

 

 

Organization: The Minneapolis Institute of Arts

Description: An interactive, clickable website in which various ceramics are shown, which the reader can click on and learn more about.

Age group or class level: All grades/class levels

World Ceramics: Where in the World?

 

 

 

Organization: The Minneapolis Institute of Arts

Description: A look at art in various cultures through myths which are stories that explain why the world is the way it is. This interactive website has click-able links to themes in art, cultures in these myths, a description/discussion about what a myth is and how these myths compare and contrast with one another.

Age group or class level: All grades/class levels

World Myths & Legends in Art

World Myths & Legends in Art-Curriculum Guide (PDF)

 

 

 

Organization: The Minneapolis Institute of Arts

Description: An interactive click through description of art representations of major world religions.

Age group or class level: All grades/class levels

World Religions in Art

 

 

 

Organization: Mount Vernon

Description: A 10:25 video which goes into the archaeology related to the enslavement of African-American people at Mount Vernon.

Age group or class level: Middle School age students on up

The Archaeology of Enslavement (Video)

 

 

 

Organization: National Endowment for the Humanities: Edsitement

Description: A page with links to student resources relating to anthropology and archaeology.

Age group or class level: Grades K-12

Student Resources

 

 

 

Organization: National Geographic

Description: Students identify major languages spoken within the americas, map them, and discuss the relationship between the distribution of languages and the colonial history of the countries

Age group or class level: Ages 8-11, Grades 3-5

Major Languages of the Americas

 

 

 

Organization: National Geographic

Description: An interactive lesson plan to answer the question: What can we learn about a place from the use of virtual tools?

Age group or class level: Grades 4-9

Virtual Preparations for Field Investigations

 

 

 

Organization: National Park Service: Southeast Archaeologcal Center

Description: The NPS main site for kids, including interactive games, videos and information about the junior park ranger program.

Age group or class level: Teachers to use for all grades

WebRangers