Guiding Questions: What is stratigraphy? What is the law of superposition? How can archaeologists study stratigraphy to determine the age of archaeological objects?
Lesson Objectives: Students will...
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Students will read background information and study the stratigraphy activity example.
To assess learning students will complete the questions in the Layers of Time activity.
This lesson plan was developed by Brian Crosby, archaeology graduate student at Northern Arizona University.