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Win a visit by an archaeologist to your classroom!

We want to hear how you use archaeology in your classroom, or a time when you took your students to an historic place or archaeological site.

The teacher with the best story wins a classroom visit by an archaeologist and the award-winning Investigating Shelter guide with cross-curricular lessons that teach cultural understanding!!!

Bonus! Every teacher who enters gets a FREE sample lesson and the school with the most entries wins an archaeology professional development workshop! More information.

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:

  • March 25th, 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 24th, 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 …

  • January 27th, 2014

    We have heard the proverb “It takes a village to raise a child”. Stated another way, it takes collaboration to raise a child.  Taking it one step farther, it takes collaboration to raise a child’s archaeological literacy!  The Project Archaeology progr …

  • December 18th, 2013

    Johnathan Buffalo, director of the Meskwaki Culture Center and Museum. The Project Archaeology team in Iowa has been working all year on a new shelter investigation for the Investigating Shelter curriculum – a Midwestern Wickiup. This project was led b …


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