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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 Read More

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9781619304963
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9781619305007
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9781619304987
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

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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.

 

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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.

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