Context is everything when it comes to identifying and understanding artifacts. Explore how archaeologists use surrounding objects to sort out how an artifact was originally used.
Want to learn more about archaeology but don't know where to start? Dig in with this list of books, with titles for both kids and adults.
Explore Petra and learn more about archaeology with this Web list for kids and adults.
Get an insider's view, past and present, of the 19 Indian pueblos of New Mexico. Take a closer look at traditional arts and crafts styles. And find tips and directions for making your own jewelry.
Compare contemporary myths with those from the 19th century. Read trickster tales from 55 tribal groups. And peruse illustrated Haida myths.
Want to learn more about what life is like for Native Americans in the Southwest or Pacific Northwest? Then check out this list of kid-friendly titles.
Now that peace has firmly taken hold in Vietnam, scientific research is flourishing once again. Meet some of the country's diverse animal and plant life, including many rare and endangered species.
Why do some materials sink to the core of a planet while others float to the crust? This experiment uses marshmallow fluff and molasses to illustrate the concept of planet differentiation.
A wide belt of asteroids lies between Mars and Jupiter, and was formed at the same time. If these asteroids had come together to form a 10th planet, what would it be like? Students investigate the answer.
Throwing water balloons on school grounds in the name of science? Absolutely, if you do it safely, and apply what you learn to the science of finding and recovering meteorites.