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Educational Resources

Lesson Plan Resources

  • Timucuan Technology - Resources for students and instructions for teachers for exploring northeast Florida's prehistory through biotechnology.

  • Coquina Queries - The Coquina Queries project, funded in part by a Florida Department of State grant-in-aid, provides an education program based on regional coquina ruin sites and focuses on the unique role of this material in Florida history. 

  • Beyond Artifacts - is a resource book compiled by staff from the Florida Public Archaeology Network and made available to anyone with an interest in archaeological education. Coupled with support from FPAN’s regional centers, this resource is intended to bring archaeology into your classroom – wherever that classroom may be.

  • Shipwreck on a Table: Emanuel Point Shipwreck – Developed to teach students about underwater archaeology, this Shipwreck Booklet has a brief description of underwater archaeology, resources for learning more about shipwrecks, and a lesson plan entitled Shipwreck on a Table: Emanuel Point Shipwreck. This lesson plan familiarizes students with the Emanuel Point Shipwreck from its history to the archaeological investigations. The hands-on activity allows participants to interpret the archaeological data. New Generation Sunshine State Standards (NGSSS) have been identified for all age groups and can be used in science, social studies, or math classes.

  • Investigating a Tabby Slave Cabin - Student archaeology book and teacher instructions available for free download on the Timucuan Preserve's website (http://www.nps.gov/timu/forteachers/project-archaeology.htm).  These lessons are part of the Project Archaeology: Investigating Shelter unit that uses artifacts found by University of Florida's archaeology investigations to understand the lives of those enslaved at Kingsley Plantation.  Recommended for grades 3-5, aligned with Common Core and Sunshine State standards, NCSS endorsed.

Other Resources

  • Teaching Florida - “TeachingFlorida.org” is designed to bring the study of Florida into the classrooms of our state. Created by the Florida Humanities Council, it combines the scholarship of distinguished humanities scholars with ideas and lesson plans from Florida teachers.

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