Homeschool Teacher - Lesson Plan & NewsletterAugust 7, 2008
On this day in 1903, anthropologist and archaeologist, Louis Leakey was born. Learn more about archaeology here: http://www.pastexplorers.org.uk/fun/archaeology and here: http://www.kidsdigreed.com/discovery.asp
Read more about archaeology here: http://www.astarte.com.au/html/still_digging.html
Then answer the following questions:
1. To run a medium size excavation, the archaeologist would require how many staff members?
2. Trenches may vary in size from _____ to _____.
3. What is stratigraphy?
Have fun with this word search: http://www.kidsdigreed.com/games.asp
Look at these pictures of a dinosaur dig : http://www.dinosaursafaris.com/welcome.html
Then write a story pretending you were on the dig.
Try your hand at archaeology here: http://www.astarte.com.au/ThisIsArch.pdf
Don’t Forget the Math Challenge!
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