How does one generation stack up to the next? Find out why it’s easier for archaeologists to answer this question when a family settles in one place.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Explore Petra and learn more about archaeology with this Web list for kids and adults.
What’s the universe made of? Scientists tackle this puzzle by studying the composition of the different objects contained in the universe. In this activity the object is the Sun, and the tools are the periodic table and a graph.
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.