School Site Programs


Have and Archaeologist come to your school and give students an insight into archaeology as a scientific activity that needs the skills from many disciplines. Our “standard rich lessons” are adapted for general classrooms, GATE, AVID, and Upward Bound programs. We currently offer two in-classroom programs...


An Archaeologist in the Classroom
• Grades 4 and up. One Hour. $50 for up to 34 Students.
Our basic program. An archaeologist educator comes to your classroom for an hour and shares what archaeology is about, using photos, and artifacts. Contact us to schedule or for more information.

Elementary Archaeology
• Grades 3 and up. Two hour program. $125 for up to 34 Students.
Students will use real historic artifacts to discover how archaeologists learn about the past. Based on their investigations, the students will form a hypothesis about what people where doing in the past. Contact us to schedule or for more information.

New..! Archaeology Site Investigators
• Grades 4 and up. Three hour program. $200 for up to 34 Students.
The mystery of the Coliseum Mine, Students will use artifacts, written records and photos to become Archaeological Site Investigators. They will solve an archaeological mystery using math, social science, language arts and science skills in the standards rich class room program. Contact us to schedule or for more information.

Time Detectives in the Classroom
• Grades 4 and up. Three Hours. $200 for up to 34 Students.
Archaeology is a scientific activity that uses the skills of many disciplines. Who were these people and what were they doing? Students will solve a mystery using archaeological methods. Their clues are artifacts and written records. Their methods will involve measuring, and evaluating documents and charts, considering context, and forming an hypothesis. Contact us to schedule or for more information.


California Educational Standards covered...
Fourth Grade Science 6a,d,e,f, History-Social Science 4.2.1 Language Arts Reading 2.2,.3, .4,.5,.6,.7 Listening and Speaking 1.1, 2.1,.a,b,c,-2.2 a,b,c Mathematics Measurement 2.0 Reasoning 1.1- 3.1, 3.3 Fifth Grade Science 6.a,b,f,g,h, History-Social Science 5.1.1 Language Arts Reading 2.1,.2, .3,.4 Listening and Speaking 1.1, .3,- 1.4, 1.5,- 2.1-2.2- Mathematics Statistics 1.5. Reasoning 1.1- 3.3 Sixth Grade Science 7a,d,f History-Social Science 6.1-6.7.8 Language Arts Listening and Speaking 1.3-1.5- 2.2,a,b,c,- 2.5 a.b.Mathematics Reasoning 1.1 - 3.1 Seventh Grade Science 4c-7a,c,e, Language Arts Reading 2.3-Listening and Speaking 2.3 Mathematics Reasoning 1.1 - 3.1