Research Laboratories of Archaeology

Project Archaeology: Links

North Carolina Archaeology

North Carolina Archaeology. This site is the most comprehensive guide to archaeology and archaeologists in North Carolina.

North Carolina Archaeological Society. This is a membership organization of people interested in North Carolina archaeology, with local chapters across the state.

North Carolina Historic Sites Section, Division of Archives and History. This site contains links to state-run historic sites in North Carolina, many of which have archaeological exhibits (such as Town Creek Indian Mound, Historic Halifax, Historic Bath, Brunswick Town, Fort Dobbs, and Somerset Place).

Research Laboratories of Archaeology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Home page of the oldest research center devoted to North Carolina archaeology. Contains information and links of interest to teachers.

General Archaeology

American Anthropological Association. Home page of the major professional organization of anthropologists. Contains links to many web sites of archaeological interest.

Archaeological Institute of America. Home page of an organization devoted principally to the archaeology of the Mediterranean region. Contains both information and links of interest to teachers.

ArchNet, WWW Virtual Library of Archaeology. This site is by far the most comprehensive guide to archaeological content on the web.

National Park Service, Links to the Past. An excellent portal to all sorts of historical and archaeological topics, not limited to national parks.

Society for American Archaeology. Home page of the largest professional organization of archaeologists in the United States. Note especially the links under "Education" and "Publications."

Society for Historical Archaeology. Home page of a professional organization of archaeologists who study more recent, historically documented periods. The site contains general information on archaeology of interest to teachers.

Magazines on Archaeology

American Archaeology. A bimonthly magazine published by the Archaeological Conservancy.

Archaeology. Magazine published by the Archaeological Institute of America. Articles from current and back issues are available here.

Archaeology and Public Education. An internet newsletter on K-12 archaeology education published by the Society for American Archaeology. Articles from current and back issues are available here.

National and State Educational Programs

Project Archaeology. This is the national home page of Project Archaeology, an educational program designed to teach students about archaeology and to value our nation's cultural heritage.

Project Archaeology: North Carolina. This is North Carolina's home page for Project Archaeology (see above).

LEARN North Carolina. A comprehensive web resource for K-12 teachers across North Carolina. One of its many features is a database of lesson plans keyed to the North Carolina Standard Course of Study. Most of the lesson plans in the current edition of Intrigue of the Past: North Carolina's First Peoples are available in this database (click here for more information on how to find them). As these lesson plans are refined and as new lesson plans are written, the most up-to-date versions will be available on this site. The site is based at the School of Education, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Project Learning Tree. This project uses the forest as a "window" on the world to increase students' understanding of the environment.

Project Wet. This program is designed to facilitate and promote students' awareness, appreciation, knowledge, and stewardship of water resources.

Project Wild. This environmental education program emphasizes wildlife in teaching students how ecosystems function.

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