Content and topics often missed in standard curriculum are needed, particularly research by Black, Indigenous, and other researchers from historically excluded communities.
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Name Type Region of Interest Age Range Address Brief description
Sons of the Sphinx 1330 BC Egypt 14-Grad https://www.amazon.com/dp/1912513951/ action, thriller, historical
Land of the Spirits virtual digi virtual excavation 19th century Canada 12-Undergrad http://www.virtualmuseum.ca/sgc-cms/expositions-exhibitions/esprits-spirits/English/Dig/digdown.html?fbclid=IwAR1PAeEfczi1YuoqTFbBVyqQ70IpwgUk1YmCazRrlhF502mxWW14_m6KHpg Students fill out "field notes" and "artifact catalogue" worksheets as they experience what it's like to methodically excavate
Walking with Luc video Africa 5+ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xT8Np0gI1dI&feature=youtu.be Video comparing skeletal walking pattern of Lucy with a Chimpanzee
Wits University tour of fossil hominins Videos Africa Undergrad https://youtu.be/0mWOJ56_Et0 Video tours/lectures on fossil hominins by Lee Berger, starting with Taung Child. See http://www.wits.ac.za/news/latest-news/research-news/2020/2020-04/professor-lee-berger-to-host-online-video-lectures-on-human-origins.html
Cultural heritage: a basic human need - Sada Mire Ted talk (video) Africa, global 16-Grad https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V4UQYem6Dvc TED talk on the importance of cultural heritage, including cultural landscapes
Educational Resources from Alexandria (VA) Archaeology website activity sheet Alexandria, Virginia 18th-19th century 5-18 https://www.alexandriava.gov/historic/archaeology/default.aspx?id=33900 Summary of Education Programs and Activity Sheets
Library of Congress Website American History 5-Undergrad https://www.loc.gov/ Documents, images, video & audio clips, digital archives, lesson plans & Teacher support services
The Better Angel Society : UNUM Website American History 5-Undergrad https://www.pbs.org/kenburns/unum/ Multimedia clips from all of Ken Burns documentaries with guiding instructional support.
Artifact processing video American Southeast 12-undergrad https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DZ0Y9dY1Q4A You've excavated a site--now what? Video describing what happens to artifacts after they return to the lab.
Gathering, Gardening, & Agriculture 5th Grade Curriculum American Southeast 10-11 https://archeology.uark.edu/gga/wp-content/uploads/sites/5/2017/03/ARAS-GGA-Curriculum-Workbook.pdf by*
Southeastern Pottery Video American Southeast 10-Undergrad https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sd4nhVNnRBA Dr. Neill Wallis of the Florida Museum explains how archaeologists glean specific information from whole and reconstructable clay vessels. He distinguishes cooking, storage, and serving vessels and discusses different methods of cooking using ceramic pots.
A Hen's Song Music/Video American Southwest 5-Undergrad https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/08/14/magazine/1619-america-slavery.html Music about research on Ancestral Pueblo communities in the American Southwest
American Southwest Virtual Museum Website American Southwest 12-Undergrad https://swvirtualmuseum.nau.edu/wp/ Collections of artifact images, virtual tours of archaeological sites, ceramic classification info, and more
Arizona Archaeological and Historical Society Videos video American Southwest https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8Ir6wU4P9RMhhBpoZtiQHQ/videos?view=0&sort=dd&flow=grid Lectures
Flavors of the Southwest: Zuni Succotash and Navajo Blue Bread Instructional Cooking Project American Southwest 10-Undergrad https://glohre.wordpress.com/2019/07/28/flavors-of-the-southwest-zuni-succotash-and-navajo-blue-bread/ Photo essay on recreating traditional foods that can be transformed into an at-home project
The Pueblo Farming Project (Crow Canyon) ebook American Southwest 10-Undergrad https://pfp.crowcanyon.org aww m.+ ebook written for middle school teachers about Hopi farming practices and Crow Canyon's experimental gardens, also includes a great data set for data analysis.
Smithsonian NMAI Youtube channel Videos Americas 12-Grad https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC98mlqOY5HGNl5wrWS52F9A Lectures, educational films focused on cultures of the Americas (archaeology and present day)
The SAA Archaeological Record Online publication Americas primarily https://www.saa.org/publications/the-saa-archaeological-record Open magazine with practice topics but also strong theme issues
Fordham Univeristy Ancient Sourcebook Source Website Ancient Undergrad https://sourcebooks.fordham.edu/ancient/asbook.asp Range of Ancient primary sources
Digital Egypt for Universities theme based info Ancient Egypt 11-Grad https://www.ucl.ac.uk/museums-static/digitalegypt/ learning and teaching resource wiht an index, and topic/theme-based ways to discover
Digital Giza Website Ancient Egypt 12-Undergrad http://giza.fas.harvard.edu/gizaintro/ 3D models and video tours
Ahead of Her Time: An SAT Vocabulary Novel YA Book Ancient Egypt/Rome 12-Undergrad https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07ZMQKF6F/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=B07ZMQKF6F&linkCode=as2&tag=vocabbett-20&linkId=217601a4ca5586c225e038723d27e640 Action, adventure, romance, ancient Egypt...And more than 500 SAT words to help painlessly boost students' vocabulary. Ideal for students in 8th-12th grade.
An Educator's Handbook for Teaching about the Ancient World Ebook (open access free online) Ancient Near East, Egypt, Mediterranean, Americas Kindergarden-Graduate/Adult https://pinardurgunpd.wixsite.com/teachancient This book aims to bring together pedagogical methods and teaching activities about the ancient world for any educator to use. The teaching activities in this book are designed in a cookbook format so that educators can replicate these teaching "recipes” (which include materials, budget, preparation time, levels of students) in their ancient art, archaeology, social studies, and history classes. They can be implemented online or in-person, in schools, universities, libraries, museums, or at home.
Ologies: Classical Archaeology podcast Ancient Rome 14-undergrad https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/classical-archeology-ancient-rome-with-darius-arya/id1278815517?i=1000425084468 Explanation of Classical Archaeology and what they do www.soundcloud.com/godigahole
Moche Iconography Database Digital archive Andes Undergrad-Grad https://www.doaks.org/resources/moche-iconography Drawings of scenes from Moche ceramics, searchable by topic/keyword. Learn about the lives and myths of the Moche society.
CUltural Heritage Event Series Webinars / Videos Arabian penisula, ME 15-Grad https://twitter.com/HeritageLecture; https://www.facebook.com/HeritageLecture/; Series of webinars focusing on the Cultural and Archaeological Heritage of Saudi Arabia... but not only. Webinars are given by scholars.
Ness of Brodgar 2016 Video Britain 14-Undergrad https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hXXZyZRIYw8&feature=youtu.be Short film about the excavation of the Neolithic Ness of Brodgar site, Orkney - lots of info about the practice of archaeology on the site
Old Bones Podcast (Andrew Earnshaw) Podcast Britain 13 + https://link.chtbl.com/AveburyWalk Storyteller/ interviews specialists in Neolithic and Early Bronze Age landscape currently focused on the UK.
Boudica, A Comic Comic British Isles 12-Undergrad https://www.behance.net/gallery/841118/Boudica-a-Comic Web comic about the warrior woman, Boudica
Angkor - Virtual Angkor Website Cambodia 14- Grad https://www.virtualangkor.com/modules Teaching modules and CGI reconstructions of life in Angkor
Angkor tour Google Maps tour Cambodia 8-Undergrad https://www.google.co.uk/maps/about/behind-the-scenes/streetview/treks/angkor/
Wild Archaeology videos Canada/North America 5-Grad https://www.aptn.ca/wildarchaeology/video/season-1/
A History of the Caribbean in 100 objects Podcast Caribbean http://www.shoresoftime.com/podcast/ A History of the Caribbean in 100 objects
Documentary: El retumbar del Caribe Indígena, las raíces de América (full video) Video Caribbean Undergrad https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sXuDipnafAU NEXUS1492 documentary Caribbean archaeology and heritage research & community engagement
Documentary: El retumbar del Caribe Indígena, las raíces de América (trailer) Video Caribbean Undergrad https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4HKzt9ZChw4 NEXUS1492 trailer of documentary Caribbean archaeology and heritage research & community engagement
Teaching Indigenous History and Heritage Lesson plan Caribbean https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/binaries/content/assets/customsites/nexus1492/educational-resources/teaching-indigenous-history-and-heritage-guide-nexus1492.pdf Educational resources on indigenous Caribbean heritage developed with teachers by NEXUS1492.
AWOL-The Ancient World Online blog Classics Undergrad http://ancientworldonline.blogspot.com/
ORCA (Online Resources for Colorado Archaeology) website Colorado, Great Plains, Southwest US 11-undergrad https://archaeologycolorado.org/ Library of articles, journal articles, and reports on CO archaeology, Reviews in Colorado Archaeology (open access journal with research/context articles), plus links to tons of resources.
Pyramids of Giza tour Google Maps tour Egypt 8-Undergrad https://www.google.co.uk/maps/about/behind-the-scene