Archaeology

What is it?

Archaeology

  • Study of people from the past by looking for remains or artifacts
  • It includes history, physics, chemistry, biology, geography, and other areas of study!
  • Archaeology is the perfect mix of history and science

What do Archaeologists do?

They investigate historic and prehistoric sites! They dig to find clues or artifacts to help us understand cultures from our past!

Artifacts can include:
  • pottery
  • bones
  • stone tools
  • arrowheads
  • stains found in the earth

It is a dirty job! It is very fun and rewarding!

WHat Archaeology looks like!

Archaeologists investigate sites and artifacts to answer a specific question or to save a culture from destruction by either human or natural forces.