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Archaeology for Kids


€ 18,49
 
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Oktober 2001

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

This activity book features 25 projects such as making a surface survey of a site, building a screen for sifting dirt and debris at a dig, tracking soil age by color, and counting tree rings to date a find, teaches kids the techniques that unearthed Neanderthal caves, Tutankhamun's tomb, the city of Pompeii, and Tenochtitlan, capital of the Aztec empire. Kids will delight in fashioning a stone-age tool, playing a seriation game with old photographs of cars, "reading" objects excavated in their own backyards, and using patent numbers to date modern artifacts as they gain an overview of human history and the science that brings it back to life.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

How Archaeology Works; The First People; The Ice Age and the New Stone Age; The First Civilisations; Greece and Rome; The New World; Historical Archaeology; Index.

Portrait

Richard Panchyk is the author of Archaeology for Kids and the coauthor of Engineering the City. Both of his grandfathers and three of his great-uncles were soldiers in World War II. He lives on Long Island in New York.
EAN: 9781556523953
ISBN: 1556523955
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: GAZELLE BOOK SERVICES
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 2001
Format: kartoniert
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