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Welcome to the Integrating Archaeology into K-12 Education website!

This website is designed to provide educators with information on how to engage students in archaeology. Archaeology may be used to teach a variety of topics within many different subjects such as: art, health, language arts, math, reading, science, and social studies. This website has information from the 2005 Teacher Seminar, which included excavations at the Dowden's Ordinary Site, as well as information on future seminars, archaeology lesson plans and modules, and hands-on childrens programs. All lesson plans associated with this site are linked to the county and state curriculum standards.

Past Archaeology & Anthropology Seminars for Teachers:
  • Introduction to African American Archaeology at the Lathrop Smith Center for Environmental Education, Montgomery County Public Schools, February - May 2007.


  • Introduction to Archaeology at the Lathrop Smith Center for Environmental Education, Montgomery County Public Schools, February - May 2006.


  • Archaeologists & Teachers uncover the foundation of the 19th century Dowden's Ordinary Site in Clarksburg, Maryland during the Summer of 2005 Archaeology Workshop for Teachers!


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