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The Academy will focus on the curriculum Project Archaeology: Investigating Shelter, an inquiry-based social studies and science curriculum, which guides students through a complete archaeological investigation of shelter.

Discover the past ~ Shape the future

Project Archaeology uses archaeological inquiry to foster understanding of past and present cultures; improve social studies and science education; and enhance citizenship education to help preserve our archaeological legacy.

“Discovery is nothing more than observing what is already there.”

From the Blog:

  • August 7, 2014

    We asked teachers from across the nation to submit stories about how they use archaeology in their classroom or a time when they took their students to visit an archaeological site. Dan McRoberts from Iowa is the winner of the Project Archaeology Story …

  • May 29, 2014

    By Sarah Miller, Florida Public Archaeology Network and Florida State Coordinator Project Archaeology first came to Florida in 2006 when I was hired as Director of the Northeast Regional Center for the Florida Public Archaeology Network.  As part of th …

  • March 25, 2014

    Jeanne Moe, BLM Project Archaeology Lead, demonstrates how archaeology can help teachers implement the Common Core State Standards. Archaeology.  The word alone is fascinating and immediately brings images of far-off lands, fabulous artifacts, and anci …

  • February 24, 2014

    There is a lot we can learn from the people who first lived here. A profound story. A story of family. Archaeological discoveries  have a way of igniting our curiosity and connecting us to our own humanity. The discovery of an 18 – 24 month old boy bur …


Project Archaeology depends on the continued support of our dedicated coordinators to bring archaeology education to the nation. Make a difference in education today!

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