I think it’s time for another Science Series! This is the first post in our new Earth Science Series!
One of my favorite reasons to homeschool is the ability to custom tailor our studies to my children’s interests. This is very easy to do especially in Science. Archaeology is fun because you can combine science and history into one!
Lake County Forest Preserves Archaeology is a page full of printable study worksheets, crosswords, fill in the blanks and more.
This Archaeology for Kids Squidoo is full of information, links, books, printable lesson plans and more!
Mr. Donn.org has tons of Archaeology Resources:
The Archeaology for Kids page has lots of information on archaeology, famous archaeologists, tools used, how to dig, and interactive games and activities!
Archeaology Lesson Plans is a page full of teacher lesson plans, free video clips, how to create your own dig for your students and much more!
Wessex Archaeology has a great feature where you can explore online by time, place, theme, marine projects, view reports and more!
When studying Archaeology (especially when you learn about fossils and dinosaurs) I have found a lot of conflicting information on the age of the Earth and evolution. If you teach from a Creationist, young Earth viewpoint make sure you check out the resources at Answers in Genesis!
They have many resources on Archaeology from a Creationist, young earth perspective. There are challenging and interesting blog posts, magazine articles, research papers and more.
Here are some GREAT Archaeology study books I highly recommend:
Sarah is a wife, daughter of the King and Mama to 4 children (one who is a homeschool graduate)! She is a an eclectic, Charlotte Mason style homeschooler that has been homeschooling for over 16 years now. She is still trying to find the balance between work and keeping a home and says she can only do it by the Grace of God, and Coffee!