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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: Teaching With Historic Places

Description: Learn how transportation routes affected a local inn, how archaeology revealed the inn's use over time, and how preservation efforts saved the historic site from suburban sprawl.

Age group or class level: Grades 5-12

At A Crossroads: The King of Prussia Inn

 

 

 

Organization: Teaching With Historic Places

Description: An interactive lesson guide describing Confederate camps during the Civil War. The lesson could be used in units on the Civil War, military camp sites, or on prisoners of war. It also demonstrates how the historical record and archeological data are used in combination to provide a clearer understanding of events in the past.

Age group or class level: Grades 5-12

“Comfortable Camps?” Archeology of the Confederate Guard Camp at the Florence Stockade

 

 

 

Organization: Teaching With Historic Places

Description: Discover the site of a 16th-century Spanish town that was founded before Roanoke, Jamestown, and Plymouth, and learn how archeology uncovered the story of Santa Elena.

Age group or class level: Grades 5-12

Digging Into the Colonial Past: Archeology and the 16th-Century Spanish Settlements at Charlesfort-Santa Elena

 

 

 

Organization: Teachint With Historic Places

Description: Learn about traditional Hopi culture and farming at Awatovi, a historic pueblo where enduring Hopi traditions and American archeological research reveal much about this important place

Age group or class level: Grades 5-12

Enduring Awatovi: Uncovering Hopi Life and Work on the Mesa

 

 

 

Organization: Teaching With Historic Places

Description: Explore both how tungsten was mined and used at the turn of the 20th century and also how archeologists piece the past together from artifacts and other archaeological evidence.

Age group or class level: Grades 5-12

Johnson Lake Mine: Mining for Tungsten in Nevada’s Snake Range

 

 

 

Organization: Teaching With Historic Places

Description: Tour the world's longest cave, a geological wonder, and assess the ways it has been used and preserved as an historic resource.

Age group or class level: Grades 5-12

Mammoth Cave: Its Explorers, Miners, Archeologists, and Visitors

 

 

 

Organization: Teaching With Historic Places

Description: Learn about Free Frank McWorter and how archeology can help tell the story of the interracial town he founded in the years before the Civil War.

Age group or class level: Grades 5-12

New Philadelphia: A Multiracial Town on the Illinois Frontier

 

 

 

Organization: Teaching With Historic Places

Description: Unearth the remains of colonial America's first fully integrated ironworks, and consider what reconstruction of the site reveals about daily life for some early European settlers.

Age group or class level: Grades 5-12

Saugus Iron Works: Life and Work at an Early American Industrial Site

 

 

 

Organization: University of North Carolina

Description: This curriculum guide is designed for K-12 teachers to inform and designed to enhance teaching related to North Carolina’s American Indian tribes. Resources include best practices for teaching about American Indians, suggestions for curriculum integration, historic and contemporary visual resources, and lesson plans.

Age group or class level: High school students

Teaching About North Carolina American Indians

 

 

 

Organization: University of Virginia

Description: The Chaco Research Archive is an online resource providing access to a wealth of information documenting the history of archaeological research in Chaco Canyon, New Mexico. The archive includes material from dozens of sites excavated in the Chaco Culture National Historical Park and beyond.

Age group or class level: All grades/class levels

Chaco Research Archive