DISCOVER THE PAST-SHAPE THE FUTURE
 
 

Our Mission


Elevate the human experience

Project Archaeology is an educational organization dedicated to teaching scientific and historical inquiry, cultural understanding, and the importance of protecting our nation’s rich cultural resources. 


 
 

UPCOMING EVENTS

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The Girl Scouts learned archaeological field techniques and research methods at the Project Archaeology Cedar Mesa workshop.

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DISCOVER THE PAST -SHAPE THE FUTURE

Project Archaeology uses archaeological inquiry to foster understanding of past and present cultures; improve social studies and science education; and enhance citizenship education to help preserve our archaeological legacy.


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Reasons to Choose Project Archaeology


 
  1. Resources needed to teach these interdisciplinary units are included in the teachers’ manuals

  2. High-interest reading material in science and social studies

  3. Investigations based on real archaeological sites and authentic data

  4. Students “meet” members of descendant communities through each investigation

  5. Inquiry-based lessons are aligned with national standards

  6. Active learning – with numerous opportunities for reading, writing, and discussing

  7. Social studies, science, and math lessons are embedded within the curriculum

  8. A variety of assessment tools are included

  9. Online resources available

  10. Culturally relevant curricula for under-served audiences

 
 
 

Our Programs


 

We provide services to educators, students and learners of all ages, and archaeologists in three ways: 

1. High-quality curricular materials model authentic archaeological inquiry.

2. Professional development for educators including classroom teachers, informal educators, and archaeologists.

3. Support for Project Archaeology educators through state and regional programs, conferences, new materials, and networking opportunities.

How can we help you?

 
Beautiful Cedar Mesa in Utah is managed by the Monticello Field Office. Photo by BLM MJRichardson.jpg
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