Anthropology Anthropology

What is Anthropology?

Anthropology is the study of people and cultures in the past and today. How did people live a few decades ago, or thousands of years ago? And how have societies and cultures changed over time?

Anthropology Stuff:

Make Your Own Paper

Make Your Own Paper

See how you can make your own paper from old scrap paper and other materials.

Dress Up a Horse

Dress Up a Horse

Have fun with these paper cutouts of riders and horse gear from cultures around the world.

If Trash Could Talk

If Trash Could Talk

Take a look inside your trash can. What clues can you find?

Inca Investigation

Inca Investigation

Examine maps and ancient artifacts. And collect all six Inca chronicles!

Make Your Own Mythic Creatures Stationery

Make Your Own Mythic Creatures Stationery

Send a note to a friend with these mythical letterheads.

Make Your Own Mythic Mask or Puppet

Make Your Own Mythic Mask or Puppet

Put on these handmade masks or puppets and tell your own mythic tale.

Meet the OLogist: Laurel Kendall

Meet the OLogist: Laurel Kendall

Meet a scientist who studies Korean culture.

Mint Your Own Coin

Mint Your Own Coin

Make a coin that tells something special about you.

Mythic Mystery Map

Mythic Mystery Map

How well do you know mythic creatures around the world?

Poison For Good, Poison For Evil

Poison For Good, Poison For Evil

Watch two stories from ancient Greece that are animated as if they are vase paintings come to life.

Silk Road Fables

Silk Road Fables

Take a look at some stories that were told along the Silk Road.

Sounds of the Silk Road

Sounds of the Silk Road

Play music that you may have heard along the Silk Road.

The Ancient City of Petra

The Ancient City of Petra

Explore an amazing city carved into the sandstone cliffs.

Up Close With a Zapotec Urn

Up Close With a Zapotec Urn

It's not easy being an artifact! Find out why in this urn-est interview.

What's the Big Idea About Anthropology?

What's the Big Idea About Anthropology?

What does it mean to be human?

What's This?

What's This?

Can you tell the difference between a giraffe's bones and those from a mammoth? Test your knowledge of fossils.