Educational Activities

Adventures in Classroom Archaeology, by Connie Nobles, contains archaeology activities for grades K-12.  To learn more, download  Adventures in Classroom Archaeology.

Classroom Archaeology, by Nancy Hawkins, contains archaeology activities for middle school students.  To learn more, download  Classroom Archaeology.

Louisiana Archaeology Coloring Book, illustrated by Laela Baham, contains archaeology activities for elementary and middle school students. This booklet is available to teachers free of charge from the Division of Archaeology.  To learn more, download  Louisiana Archaeology Coloring Book.

Louisiana Indians Long Ago is a picture book for lower elementary school students.  To learn more, download  Louisiana Indians Long Ago.

Poverty Point Expeditions, by Debbie Buco, contains archaeology activities for elementary and middle school students. This booklet is available to teachers free of charge from the Division of Archaeology. To learn more, download  Poverty Point Expeditions. 

 


 

Project Archaeology

Project Archaeology makes archaeology education accessible to students and teachers nationwide through educational materials and professional development.  Visit Project Archaeology's Louisiana State Program Page and contact the State Coordinator to learn how you can use the curriculum and activities to teach your students about archaeology and how to respect and protect our state and nation’s rich cultural heritage. 

For a FREE Project Archaeology lesson, read this 2020 blog post We're Having Mashed Potatoes: Thanksgiving Educator Resources.

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