ERIC Number: ED401204
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Window on the Past, Threshold to the Future: Virginia Archaeology Month. Teacher's Guide.
Virginia State Dept. of Historic Resources, Richmond.
This teacher's guide provides materials and suggestions for including archaeology in the classroom as a way to develop interdisciplinary lessons and excite curiosity in students. Archaeology can be used to build knowledge and skills in a number of subject areas. The booklet is divided into the following sections: (1) Introduction; (2) "What is Archaeology?"; (3) "More than Meets the Eye"; (4) "Tracing the Foot Steps of an Archaeologist"; (5) Suggested Readings; (6) Resource Material; (7) Speakers Directory; and (8) Share Your Activity Ideas. Activities deal with archival research, survey, chronology, artifacts, observation and inference, and preservation. (EH)
Descriptors: Ancient History, Anthropology, Archaeology, Elementary Secondary Education, Folk Culture, Heritage Education, Material Culture, Popular Culture, Realia, Social Studies
Department of Historic Resources, 221 Governor Street, Richmond, VA 23219.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Virginia State Dept. of Historic Resources, Richmond.
Identifiers - Location: Virginia