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Archaeology for Kids

Archaeology for Kids

Author: PANCHYK R
Series: For Kids Ser.
$32.99(AUD)  inc GST
Available Stock: 1
Description

Intended for ages 9-12, this activity book features 25 projects such as making a surface survey of a site, building a screen for sifting dirt and debris at a dig, tracking soil age by colour, and counting tree rings to date a find teach kids the techniques that unearthed Neanderthal caves, Tutankhamun's tomb, the city of Pompeii, and Tenochtitlan, capital of the Aztec empire. Kids will delight in fashioning a stone-age tool, playing a seriation game with old photographs of cars, reading objects excavated in their own backyards, and using patent numbers to date modern artefacts as they gain an overview of human history and the science that brings it back to life.

Table of contents

How Archaeology Works; The First People; The Ice Age and the New Stone Age; The First Civilisations; Greece and Rome; The New World; Historical Archaeology; Index.

Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9781556523953
  • : Chicago Review Press, Incorporated
  • : Chicago Review Press, Incorporated
  • : October 2001
  • : 215mm X 280mm X 9mm
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 160
  • : HB
  • : b/w photos
  • : PANCHYK R
  • : Paperback
  • : English