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Archaeology: Cool Women Who Dig

By Anita Yasuda  
Illustrated by Lena Chandhok

Archaeologists look for clues from the past to learn about people who lived long ago! In Archaeology: Cool Women Who Dig, children ages 9 through 12 study this amazing field and meet three dynamic women who are working in archaeology around the world.

Introduces readers to real women who are making strides in the field of archaeology, making career goals feel obtainable. Incorporates history, science, and geography. Educators have observed that interest in science and math tends to dissipate in girls between the ages of 7 and 10 and have cited the value
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National Science Teachers Association Recommends
“A lovely book for the middle school grades. As a woman scientist, I like that it is part of a series on Girls in Science, and it was well written enough that I wish I had the other books in the series!” Read the complete review online.

DIG MAGAZINE
Archaeology: Cool Women Who Dig is part of the Girls in Science series that, in a very engaging way, connects the past to the present. Complementing a brief overview of the theme are biographies, ask/answer boxes, a timeline, a glossary, and resource suggestions. Highly recommended.”

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Archaeologists look for clues from the past to learn about people who lived long ago! In Archaeology: Cool Women Who Dig, children ages 9 through 12 study this amazing field and meet three dynamic women who are working in archaeology around the world.

  • Introduces readers to real women who are making strides in the field of archaeology, making career goals feel obtainable.
  • Incorporates history, science, and geography.
  • Educators have observed that interest in science and math tends to dissipate in girls between the ages of 7 and 10 and have cited the value of a role model to a female student's continued interest in STEM subjects.
Available In:
Hardcover, $19.95
9781619304963
Paperback, $9.95
9781619305007
Includes: Table of Contents | Timeline | Glossary | Resources | Index
Specs: 5.75 x 9 size | 4-color interior | 112 pages
Subject: Science
Content Focus: Earth/Space Science

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Introduction
The Study of Long Ago

Chapter 1
The History of Women in Archaeology

Chapter 2
Chelsea Rose

Chapter 3
Alexandra Jones

Chapter 4
Justine Benanty

Timeline
Essential Questions
Glossary
Resources
Index