Become A Junior Archeologist

Boy wears gloves while holding a tools digging in earth.

Wondering what archeology is? Or what archeologists do? Are you curious about what people in the past did, or what they were like?


Dig into the activities and puzzles to explore ways that archeologists make interpretations from evidence. Understand the key ideas in archeology, such as context. See if there's a particular kind of archeological study that interests you. Find out ways that archeological sites are threatened or destroyed. Learn about ethics - the rights and wrongs of archeology - and how you can help preserve archeological sites. Take your new knowledge about archeology to a park and meet a ranger!

Last updated: September 26, 2019