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The Archaeology Book
by David Down
Developed with three educational levels in mind, The Archaeology Book takes you on an exciting exploration of history and ancient cultures. You'll learn both the techniques of the archaeologist and the accounts of some of the richest discoveries of the Middle East that demonstrate the accuracy and historicity of the Bible.
ebook, 96 pages
Published February 1st 2010 by Master Books
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As a kid, I had many backyard archaeological adventures, that in my childhood mind rivaled the excitement of the most recent Indiana Jones movie. Fortunately, my love of archaeology was more than just a passing boyhood fascination. It is an interest and passion that has stuck with me all the way into adulthood. Being somewhat of a self-proclaimed Bible nerd, archaeology of the Ancient Near East has always been a pet subject. As a homeschooling father, I have been searching for age appropriate re ...more
May 11, 2010 Debbie rated it liked it · review of another edition
"The Archaeology Book" is educational nonfiction about archaeology, with a focus on Bible-related archaeology, for grades 5-8. The full-color photographs of ancient ruins, digs, etc., were lovely, and the maps were useful. I liked the "David Downs Journal" sections which told of his experiences while on digs. Other archaeologists were also quoted describing a find or commenting on archaeology. There was a glossary in the back, though most words were either explained in the text or could be figur ...more
As book one in my history curriculum this year, I was very excited when I started reading this, and discovered I really loved it! I found the chapters to be just the right length--not to long, not to short--and the information was retainable, and also enjoyable. There is a parent book that goes with this that has the worksheets, quizzes, and test for this book (along with the others in this course). I found the worksheets good, along with the quizzes. In the worksheets there was extra 'homework' ...more