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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

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


Archaeological Institute of America

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


Mississippi Valley Archaeology Center – University of Wisconsin La Crosse

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


National Park Service

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


Smithsonian Education

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


The University of South Alabama - Center for Archaeological Studies

  • Lesson plans about describing the field of archaeology.


Mitra Archaeology

  • Large database of websites on archaeology and education.


How to Get an Archaeology Education

  • Information about becoming an archaeologist.


Native Plants Website List

Michigan Department of Natural Resources,1607,7-153-10370_12146---,00.html

  • Contains a list of plant species native to Michigan.


Michigan State University – Native Plants and Ecosystem Services

  •  Contains a list of plant species native to Michigan.


Great Lakes Information Network

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