The Educator Resource Page of TAS
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HERE ARE SOME LINKS THAT WE HAVE FOUND TO BE QUITE USEFUL AND RELIABLE. IF YOU HAVE TROUBLE WITH ANY OR IF YOU HAVE IDEAS FOR MORE HANDY RESOURCES, PLEASE LET US KNOW.
General Websites over Archeology
PDF file that gives information about archeology as well as the techniques utilized in the process.
Guardian- Archeology Basics
Information about the basics behind Archeology as well as the key terms.
Texas Based Pages
Has resources for teachers to help you teach about Texas. These are organized by Art, Social Studies, Language Art, and Science and Math. Material gives detail in regard to level of instruction as well as the TEKS
Has resources for teachers. Browse by grade level or by subject Area. Subject Area includes History, Geography, Economics, Government, Citizenship, Culture, Science, Technology, Society, and Social Studies. Also, resource types include programs, lesson plans, audiovisual, and more.
Looking for specific information about Texas, towns, industry, History, or more, this is the website that has that information accessible.
Legacy of Texas
Books, movies, and more for sale on this website. All about Texas. [Note we do not get any profit from the purchase of these]
Texas Parks and Wildlife
Has links to resources as well as Videos. They also offer in person and virtual programs Other items of interest include Texas Aquatic Science, Archery in School, Texas Junior Naturalist, and the Get Outdoor program.
SHUMLA Archeological Research & Education Center
Focuses on preserving Rock art of Texas. Contains information in regards to current work in regards to preserving the past.
Other Nifty Resources
Archeological Institute of America
Lesson plans for Archaic and Classical Style, Aztec Codex, Mini-Dig, Trash Talks, what will survive, and Greek Vase Painting. There are third Party Lesson plans for Athens, Ancient Mesopotamia, Crow Canyon, and how to think like an Archaeologist.
Link to the Magazine with more resources and current research. Includes links to Videos and other material.
National Park Educator Resources
Place with various materials related to subjects and separated by grade level. Also, there are Junior ranger programs, how to get kids outdoors ideas, and the Teacher Ranger Teacher Program. They also offer Distance learning where you can schedule a virtual field trip, borrow some equipment for a class such as a traveling trunk, and professional development opportunities.
HERE ARE SOME VIDEO LINKS THAT OUR MEMBERS HAVE SHARED WITH US IN REGARD TO ARCHEOLOGY.
Chemistry in Archeology
Why archeology needs chemistry
Texas Country Reporter: Cave Paintings
Watch as archaeologist Carolyn Boyd interprets the meaning of an ancient cave painting.
Overview of Shumla
The goal of Shumla and the basics on how they preserve Rock art.
Shumla Plasma Oxidation Laboratory
Dr. Karen Steelman explains the way plasma oxidation system works and how it aids in our understanding of rock art analysis.
Climate Change on Rock Art
Shumla’s race to preserve history.
Panther Cave in Seminole Canyon
Alibates National Monument
Video over Lake Meredith of Texas and the Archeology connections.
The Gault site located in Central Texas
TxDOT uncovers ancient archeological sites in Starr County
San Jacinto Battleground- TPWD
Archeologist search for artifacts of the San Jacinto Battleground
Archeology Dig- Crow Canyon, Colorado
Field Lab work example of the Crow site
The Rich Archeology of the Texas Hill Country
Training video over the Archeology of the Texas Hill Country. Texas Naturalist.
History Channel: America Unearthed: Ancient Ruins Buried Beneath a Texas Town
In search of the “Rock wall” that is supposed to lie under Rockwall Texas.
ORGANIZATION OR GROUPINGS OF VIDEOS
Texas Historical commission Videos
Various Texas topics and have various lengths of time and level of depth.
Various videos over Texas Topics that can be used in class.
Various Animated Videos over beginning of various civilizations
Texas Archeological Society
Texas Archeological Society, Department of Anthropology, Texas State University, 601 University Drive, San Marcos, Texas 78666-4616
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