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What Archeologists Really Do, and How They Do It.

An overview of how archeologists do research, the methods they use to reveal evidence of past human activity, the artifacts people created and left behind, and the emergence of humans in the Americas over 50,000 years ago.
Phil Lord
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Class Experience

Students will acquire a comprehensive understanding of what stands behind the term "Archeology" and "archeologist", and expand their knowledge of what a "dig" is all about.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
55 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Images of bones and a skeleton and a buffalo butchering (not graphic)
As a self-directed follow-up, I suggest watching the British TIME TEAM program on a streaming provider.


Phil LordDigging Into the Past
2 total reviews
4 completed classes

About Me

I am an archeologist and historian who explores the physical evidence of past events whether prehistoric Native Americans in New York and Arizona or 18th century battlefields and early canals.

I worked in a museum for 30 years and taught in... 
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