Timucuan Technology

Resources for students and instructions for teachers for exploring northeast Florida's prehistory through biotechnology.

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Shipwreck on a Table: Emanuel Point Shipwreck

Features a brief description of underwater archaeology, resources for learning more about shipwrecks, and a lesson plan which familiarizes students with the Emanuel Point Shipwreck with hands-on activities that allow 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.

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Beyond Artifacts

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.

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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.

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Investigating a Tabby Slave Cabin

Student archaeology book and teacher instructions available for free download on the Timucuan Preserve's website. 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.

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Archaeology Jeopardy

Engage students with an interactive PowerPoint game of Archaeology Jeopardy with categories such as: Who Studies What?, Tools of the Trade, Archaeologists at Work, Guess the Artifact, and Florida Prehistory.

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Other Resources

“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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