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Excavation Game


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    Science Museum of Minnesota

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Excavation Game

In this interactive Quicktime computer game, learners use archaeological techniques and strategies to "dig up" a hidden image. The game has an easy and hard setting. This game is part of the Mysteries of Catalhoyuk website activity series, and relates to the excavation of Catalhoyuk's 9,000 year old mud-brick buildings (located in central Turkey).

Quick Guide


Preparation Time:
Under 5 minutes

Learning Time:
5 to 10 minutes

Estimated Materials Cost:
free

Age Range:
Ages 4 - 11

Resource Types:
Activity, Game, Simulation

Language:
English

Materials List (per student)


  • computer with internet access

Subjects


  • Earth and Space Science
    • Earth's History
      • Archeology

Informal Categories


  • Games

Audience


To use this activity, learners need to:

  • see
  • read
  • use keyboard
  • use mouse

Learning styles supported:

  • Links STEM to other topics of interest such as arts and humanities
  • Involves hands-on or lab activities

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  • Free access

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Rights:

  • Public Domain

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