Prehistoric Times

Archaeology:

Dirt Detective

Inca Investigation

What Do You Know About Archaeology?

Tools Of The Trade

Watch the videos on these two pages and write down seven new things you learned:

National Geographic

History Channel

Learn about prehistoric cave paintings here.

 

American Museum of Natural History — Archaeology

National Park Service – Archaeology

Mr. Donn — Archaeology

MODEL FOR THIRD PARAGRAPH OF ESSAY (What is an artifact?)

If I was an archaeologist and discovered an ancient city,  I think that there are three artifacts that would tell me the most about its life.  One would be _______________________, and that would tell me _________________________ because _______________________.  Another would ______________________________, and that would tell me _______________________ because __________.  A third artifact would be ________________________, and that would tell me ______________________________.

 

MODEL FOR FOURTH PARAGRAPH OF ESSAY (search “name of your country” and then “ancient ruins” – Afghanistan ruins, Mexico ruins, etc.):

Mexico:

Tulum

Maya Pyramids of Chichen Itza

The Ancient City of Mayapan

Teotihuacan: Ancient City of Pyramids

Mexico’s Ancient Ruins

Cambodia:

Angkor Wat Video

Lost City of Angkor Wat

Angkor

China:

Great Wall of China Facts

The Great Wall

Emperor Qin’s Tomb

Afghanistan

Afghan archaeology site faces rocky future

The most amazing ruins you never heard of may soon be destroyed

Important archaeological discoveries are made all around the world.  In my native country, ___________________ is a famous archaeological site.    _______________________ discovered it in ___________________________.    Archaeologists found artifacts like _________________________,  ___________________ and _______________________.    They learned __________,    _______________________, and ____________________. It was an important discovery for my country and the world because ______________________________.

Early Human Migration

The Rise of Farming Communities

Video: Early Humans

Fossil Finds In Africa

Explore Ice Age Adaptations

Neolithic Revolution

How Did Hunter-Gatherers Live?

Journey Of Mankind

Early Humans

Learn about prehistoric cave paintings here.

Watch all the videos on this page, including this one:

Long before there were humans, there were dinosaurs, which went extinct long before humans, too. Learn about dinosaurs here.

Video: The Quest For Fire

 

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Study.com

  1. Go to https://study.com/join/classroom.html and enter the Classroom Code that your teacher gives you:

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  1. Complete your registration by entering your name, email, and creating a password you will remember.
  2. Go to your Dashboard, where you will see your assignments from your teacher.
  3. Click on a lesson to watch the video and take the comprehension quiz.

DISCOVER ONLINE

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Only read the section labeled Archaeology, NOT Maps

Webquest Links:

Cave Art

Out Of Africa Migration Theory

Could You Have Survived The Ice Age?

5 thoughts on “Prehistoric Times

  1. Archaeologists do many different kinds of work. They study thing left behind by early human ancestors in Africa. They map each site. They examine artifacts in a laboratory, they have found early societies all over the world. They dig careful so they don’t destroy anything.

    Archaeologists use small tools to find artifacts. Archaeologists used brushes so that they won’t break artifacts. Modern archaeologists usually begin by making a grid. To find small artifacts, they may use a sieve. A towel helps them move smaller amounts of dirt.

    Important archaeological discoveries are made all around the world. In my native country, Mexico, Tulum ruins is a famous archaeological site. John Lloyd Stephens discovered it in 1939. Archaeologists found artifacts like the wall, Maya port and trading powerhouse. It was an important discovery for my country and the world because many people visit.

  2. Archeologists do many different kinds of work. They study thing left behind by early people they have found early human ancestors in Africa. They map each site. They examine artifacts in a laboratory. They have found early societies all over the world. They dig carefully so they don’t destroy anything.
    Archeologists use tools to find small artifacts. Archeologists use bruises so that they won’t break artifacts. Archeologists use trowel to help move small amount of dirt. Modern archeologists usually begin by making a grid.
    Important archeologists discoveries are made all around the world. In my native country, Angkor wat is a famous archeologists site. Mouhot discovered it in Angkor wat. Archeologists found artifacts like A Statue, Bones, and spears. It was an important discovery for my country and the world because Angkor wat have own culture and help me how people live long time ago and I think important for people. They know when the Angkor wat build.

  3. Archaeologists do many different kinds of work. They study things left behind by early people. They have found early human ancestors in Africa. They wrap each site. They examine artifacts in a laboratory. They have found early societies all over the world. They dig carefully so they don’t destroy anything.
    Archaeologists use small tools to find artifacts. Archaeologists use brothers so that they won’t bread artifacts. Archaeologists use trowel to help move small amounts of dirt. Modern archaeologists usually begin by making a grid.
    Important archaeological discoveries are made all around the world. In my native country, the Great Wall is a famous archaeologists site. Herbert potting discovered it in China. Archaeologists found artifacts like clay chess, Qinhuangdao and Hebei.

  4. Estefany Guzman
    Archaeologist do many different kinds of work. They study things left behind by early people. They have found early human ancestors in Africa. They map each site. They examine artifacts in a laboratory. They have found early societies all over the world. They dig carefully so they don’t destroy anything.

    Archaeologist use small tools to find artifacts. Archaeologist use brushes so that they won’t break artifacts. To find small artifacts they may use a sieve. Modern archaeologists usually begin by making a grid with string. A smaller tool called a trowel helps them move smaller a mounts of dirt.

    Important archaeological discoveries are made all around the world. In my native country, ruins de Copan is a famous archaeological site. Diego Garcia discovered it in 1570. Archaeologists found artifacts like Mayan carvings, labyrinth Egypt and head of a god. An important discovery for my country and the world because is an input to the history.

  5. Archaeologists do many difference kind of work they study things they study thing left behind by early people they have found early human ancestors in they map each site they examine artifacts in a laboratory they dig carefully so they don’t destroy anything they have found early societies all over the world archaeologists use small tools find artifacts archaeologists use brushes so that they won’t break artifacts archaeologists use trowel so that smaller tools called at trowel artifacts archaeologists use grid so that used to like checkboard and divide to area archaeologists use delicate use so work to smaller brushes example archaeologists
    Important archaeologists discoveries are made all around the world in my native country Afghanistan is a famous archaeologists site 3500 age discovered it in history Kabul . Kabul sha Amon lallh is make a building in the 1914 archaeologists found artifacts like couch rostam in the samankan province and mazer the masjid shrine hazart in my country every place is deference custom like panjshir his have clots ahmad sho baba in the kandar is very famous plce bagman cl

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