Intrigue of the Past: Discovering Archaeology in Alabama is part of the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM’s) Project Archaeology program for teachers. In 1991, BLM embarked on its Heritage Education Program to educate young Americans about their nation’s rich cultural heritage and the need to preserve and protect it. Project Archaeology is the cornerstone of this program.
Intrigue of the Past: Discovering Archaeology in Alabama
Intrigue of the Past: Discovering Archaeology in Alabama contains student materials and Alabama specific information.
Download printable copies of Discovering Archaeology (pdf):
- Discovering Archaeology in Alabama Part 1
- Discovering Archaeology in Alabama Part 2
- Discovering Archaeology in Alabama Part 3
Intrigue of the Past: A Teacher’s Activity Guide
The Bureau of Land Management’s Project Archaeology program is designed to introduce archaeology into classrooms. Intrigue of the Past: A Teacher’s Activity Guide for Fourth through Seventh Grades contains classroom-tested lessons in archaeology.
Download printable copies of A Teacher’s Activity Guide (pdf):
- A Teacher’s Activity Guide Part 1
- A Teacher’s Activity Guide Part 2
- A Teacher’s Activity Guide Part 3
Moundville Education Resource Packet
This curriculum packet is designed to provide fourth-grade classes the opportunity to learn about Moundville Archaeological Park and the history of Native Americans in Alabama through visual aids and hands-on activities! These resources can be adapted for other age groups.
Project Archaeology is an educational organization dedicated to teaching scientific and historical inquiry, cultural understanding, and the importance of protecting our nation’s rich cultural resources. We are a national network of archaeologists, educators, and concerned citizens working to make archaeology education accessible to students and teachers nationwide through high-quality educational materials and professional development.
Project Archaeology gives students a basic understanding of how archaeology works and teaches them to respect and protect our nation’s rich cultural heritage.
Project Archaeology is composed of three integral components:
- High-quality educational materials
- Professional development for educators
- Continuing professional support
To request a teachers workshop or classroom facilitation, please contact, Lindsey Gordon 205-371-8700,