The world is big, and you are curious about it!
Browse fun activities, reading lists, videos and more here. Every month, we will feature a different topic. For September, we are exploring Archaeology!
What Is Archaeology?
Watch these short and informative videos from National Geographic (Nat Geo Kids) to understand what archaeology is all about:
Archaeology Factivities with Miss Julia!
Learn, laugh, and get great archaeology-related activity ideas from Miss Julia!
10 Famous Digs Around the World!
Check out this "padlet", or virtual bulletin board, with links to more information about 10 famous digs around the world!
Test Your Trivia!
Play this fun Kahoot trivia game all about archaeology!
These jokes will be pretty funny after learning all about archaeology!
Make a Baking Soda Egg!
Follow these instructions to create your own "dinosaur eggs"!
Extra activities to pretend you are on a dinosaur dig!
Archaeology In Your Backyard
Who says your backyard can't be an archaeology site?
Gems and Mining
Grump by Liesl Shurtliff https://tccl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/4030354063
The Unofficial Book of Mining in Minecraft by Eric J.Tower https://tccl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/4350848063
Paleontology (That Means Dinosaurs!)
Dinosaurs #1 Dinosaurs In the Beginning by Arnaud Plumeri https://tccl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/3032894063
Dinosaurs Before Dark by Mary Pope Osborne https://tccl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/2790784063
The Haunted Dinosaur by Geronimo Stilton https://tccl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/3736453063
Fossil Frenzy by Franklin W. Dixon https://tccl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/3043444063
Colossal Fossil by Ron Roy https://tccl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/3950347063
Historical Archaeological Digs
- I Survived the Destruction of Pompeii by Lauren Tarshis https://tccl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/3087211063
- The Pompeii Disaster by Dan Gutman https://tccl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/4026732063
- You Wouldn’t Want to Live in Pompeii! By John Malam https://tccl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/2246550063
Jamestown—the 1607 colonization settlement
- Explore Colonial Jamestown With Elaine Landau by Ealine Landau https://tccl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/2020752063
- Who was King Tut by Roberta Edwards https://tccl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/2005146063
- The Curse of King Tut’s Tomb by Michael Burgan https://tccl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/2082010063
- Ancient Greece by Daniel R. Faust https://tccl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/4354689063
- Ancient Greeks by Anita Ganeri https://tccl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/2482108063
- The First Olympics of Ancient Greece by Lisa M. B. Simons https://tccl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/3097686063
- Daily Life in Ancient Greece by Lisa M. B. Simons https://tccl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/3097685063
- Ancient Civilizations: Romans! By Carmella Van Fleet https://tccl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/4786788063
- Children Just Like Me by Catherine Saunders https://tccl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/3475971063
- Pancakes to Parathas: Breakfast Around the World by Alice B. McGinty https://tccl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/4351178063