Archaeology Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts


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Archaeology is the study of _____.

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1. Archaeologists primarily study _____ to understand how people lived in the past.

2. Which of the following is NOT an artifact?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

If you enjoy learning about the Aztecs, ancient Egyptians or Stonehenge, you probably like archaeology. This quiz/worksheet was made to help you test your knowledge of what archaeology is and what archaeologists do.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz/worksheet will help you test your understanding of:

  • What archaeology studies
  • Examples of artifacts
  • What archaeologists search for

Skills Practiced

When you take the quiz, you will need to use the following skills:

  • Defining key concepts - define important vocabulary words like archaeology
  • Information recall - remember what you learned about the things studied in the field of archaeology
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about what archaeologists look for

Additional Learning

To learn more about archaeology, study the lesson, Archaeology Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts. With this short lesson you will learn more about:

  • How archaeologists excavate sites
  • The Aztec culture
  • The mystery of Stonehenge