Archaeology -History Unit - Berg (2)

Category: Education

Presentation Description

No description available.


Presentation Transcript

Default Design:

Archaeology A History Unit By Mrs. Berg

Archaeology A History Unit:

ancient adjective     Something this is very old.


archaeological site a place where scientists study objects from an earlier time

archaeological site :

archaeologist noun     a scientist who specializes in the study of artifacts from past times

archaeologist :

archaeology The recovery and study of artifacts, ruins, bones, and fossils remaining from the past


artifacts noun     objects from ancient civilizations that were made or used by people

artifacts :

compass A magnetized needle that is attracted to the earth’s north magnetic pole


datum point noun     the point from where all measurements or directions start

datum point :

excavate verb     uncover by carefully digging in an organized, well-planned manner


Field kits noun     equipment bags used to hold needed tools and supplies

Field kits:

fossil The remains of a plant or an animal that died a long time ago and has become part of a rock.


historian A person who studies the past through written records


latitude Distance on the earth’s surface measured by degrees north and south from the equator


longitude The distance east and west on the earth’s surface measured in degrees


measuring tape A piece of cloth or metal with measurements on it

measuring tape:

paint brush A brush used to spread paint or remove dust and dirt from objects.

paint brush:

screen A strainer for sifting and separating artifacts from dirt.


trowel   noun     a tool that is used to spread mortar or plaster or scoop dirt


twine Strings twisted together to form a cord (like a rope or yarn)


Whisk broom noun     a small hand-held broom used to remove dirt gently

Whisk broom:

written records Letters, speeches, poems, documents, and stories that are written down for us to read.

authorStream Live Help