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Become a Young Archaeologist

 

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Become a Young Archaeologist

Grades 1 – 4
Activity Time 20 minutes or more
Activity Author

Patrick Striegel

Patrick Striegel

Tolono, Illinois

 
Publisher National Council of Teachers of English
 

Activity Description

Why This Is Helpful

 

Activity Description

Want to visit a museum without leaving your computer? Virtually dig for famous historical artifacts from around the world found in the British Museum. Make predictions about the artifacts, dig, and once you make your discovery, learn more about the objects.

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Why This Is Helpful

By investigating online museum sites, children learn to look closely and think like archaeologists. Children learn to make predictions and imagine the historical artifacts. Children can then read about the objects; discuss what they found, and research objects of interest.

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