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.
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.
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.
How do you find a place that's been lost for more than 300 years? Take up this challenge, and learn what it took for archaeologists to locate a lost mission on a 14,000-acre island near Georgia.
It's not easy being an artifact! There's restoration work, touring schedules, and all those people to educate. Uncover a civilization that flourished long before the Aztecs in this urn-est interview.
It's your turn to do archaeology! As you investigate what daily life was like in the Inca empire, you have the chance to collect Inca chronicles. Do you have what it takes to collect all six?