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Michigan's First Farmers Exhibit Education Resources

Archaeology Resources for Teachers

 

Vocabulary List 

Click here for an Archaeology Vocabulary list.  

 

Archaeology Presentation

Click here for an Exploration of the Social Science of Archaeology presentation.

 

General Archaeology Website List

Society for American Archaeology

http://www.saa.org/publicftp/PUBLIC/home/home.html

  • Has links to many good archaeological websites and lesson plans.

 

Archaeological Institute of America

http://www.archaeological.org/education/lessonplans

  • Has a variety of lesson plans on worldwide archaeological topics.

 

Mississippi Valley Archaeology Center – University of Wisconsin La Crosse

http://www.uwlax.edu/mvac/Educators/LessonPlans.htm

  • Contains Power Point presentations on a variety of archaeology topics.
  • Contains math lesson related to archaeology.

 

National Park Service

http://www.nps.gov/archaeology/public/teach.htm

  • Lesson plans and activities.
  • Information related to archaeological sites and activities with U.S. National Parks.

 

Smithsonian Education

http://www.smithsonianeducation.org/educators/lesson_plans/decoding_the_past/index.html

  • Lesson plans on “Decoding the Past”, how archaeologists do their jobs.

 

The University of South Alabama - Center for Archaeological Studies

http://www.southalabama.edu/archaeology/education_lesson-plans.html

  • Lesson plans about describing the field of archaeology.

 

Mitra Archaeology

http://archaeology.mitrasites.com/archaeology-education.html

  • Large database of websites on archaeology and education.

 

How to Get an Archaeology Education

www.archaeology.about.com/od/gettingtraining

  • Information about becoming an archaeologist.

 

Native Plants Website List

Michigan Department of Natural Resources

www.michigan.gov/dnr/0,1607,7-153-10370_12146---,00.html

  • Contains a list of plant species native to Michigan.

 

Michigan State University – Native Plants and Ecosystem Services

www.nativeplants.msu.edu

  •  Contains a list of plant species native to Michigan.

 

Great Lakes Information Network

http://www.great-lakes.net/teach/envt/flora/flora_4.html

  • Contains a list of plant species native to Great Lakes region.