Type
Crossword
Description

Part of the body bone
Place of worship temple
Used in excavation trowel
Study of ancient civilisations Archaeology
Place where archaeologists dig site
Man made object from the past Artefact
Dating objects based on how deep they are buried in the soil Stratigraphy
Way of dating items made from wood Dendrochronology
Method of dating based on measuring carbon level Carbondating
How the archaeologist divides up the site Grid
Where artefacts are stored Museum
An area used for garbage or trash disposal Midden
Scientists studying past human cultures by analysing what people have left behind Archaeologist
The process of making a sharp blade by knocking off flakes around the edges of one rock by using another rock Knapping
A set of learned beliefs, values, and behaviours that show a way of life shared by members of a society Culture

The Archaeologist Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Place where archaeologists dig Site
When sites are checked for artefacts before destruction rescue archaeology
Archaeologists draw this of a site Map
Tool used to excavate a site Trowel
How the archaeologist divides up the site grid
Way of dating items made from wood dendrochrynology
Man made object from the past Artefact
Where artefacts are stored Museum
Dating objects based on how deep they are buried in soil Stratigraphy
Photography from above Aerial photography
Machine used for removing top layer of soil Digger
Method of dating based on measuring carbon level Carbondating

Archaeology Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The scientific study of past human cultures by analyzing things people have left behind. archaeology
Scientists who study past human cultures by analyzing what people have left behind. archaeologist
An object made and used by people who lived long ago; the objects(items) show a certain time period and culture of the people who used them. artifact
A set of learned beliefs, values, and behaviors that show a way of life shared by members of a society. culture
The systematic digging and recording of a site; also known as a "dig". excavation
A small excavation unit dug to test the ground to look for other interesting buried artifacts. testpit
A general term for stone points that were crafted into darts, spears, or arrows; often erroneously termed "arrowheads". projectilepoints
Many layers or levels of earth in an archaeological site strata
The layering of deposits in archaeological sites. Cultural remains become buried over time, forming strata or layers. stratigraphy
Network of uniformly spaced squares that divides a site into units; used to measure and record items found during an excavation or "dig". grid
Place where people once lived and objects remain or artifacts were left behind. site
An area used for garbage or trash disposal. midden
The process of making a sharp blade by knocking off flakes around the edges of one rock by using another rock. knapping
A small tool used for digging and excavating with the purpose of scraping off only the tiniest layer of dirt at a time. trowel
Method of shaking the collected dirt through a screen to find tiny artifacts or midden. screening
Permanent places within a site like artifacts, these places are something made by people, but is also a place, such as roads, buildings, swimming pools, cemetaries, hearth, etc. feature

What is history? Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a study of the past based on evidence history
a source made during the period being studied primary
a source created after the period being studied secondary
a theory to explain what happened in the past based on evidence hypothesis
someone who studied the past using written primary sources historian
someone who digs and studies the past using artefacts archaeologist
Before Christ BC
The Latin meaning for in the year of our Lord Anno Domini
Anno domini AD
BCE Before Common Era
CE Common Era
BP before present
period of time that contained distinctive features age
100 years Century
1000 years Millenium
10 years decade

Archaeology Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

digsite
toothbrush
grid
screener
trowel
ruins
region
geography
climate
civilization
fossil
prehistory
artifact
source
secondary
primary
excavation
archaeology

Earth History #1 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

earliest era of earth history, ending 570 million years ago Precambrian
a core sample that is typically removed from an ice sheet ice core
between the end of the Precambrian eon and the beginning of the Ordovician period. Cambrian
the state or process of a species, family, or larger group being or becoming extinct. "the extinction of the great auk" extinction
a basic law of geochronology, stating that in any undisturbed sequence of rocks deposited in layers Law of superposition
a system of chronological dating that relates geological strata to time Geological time scale
any method of determining the age of earth materials or objects of organic origin based on measurement of short-lived radioactive elements radioactive dating
a fossil that is useful for dating and correlating the strata in which it is found Index fossil
process of determining an age on a specified chronology in archaeology and geology Absolute dating
the remains or impression of a prehistoric organism preserved in petrified form fossil
the science of determining the relative order of past events relative dating
the outermost layer of a planet crust

Year 7 Humanities - Primary and Secondary Sources Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The study of the past History
A historical source which was created in the time investigated or a first hand eye witness account primary
A source which has been created after the time being investigated by people living at a later time. secondary
A written primary source diary
An Archaeological source is an object or a____________ that was made in the past artefact
An example of an archaeological artefact Tomb
A possible theory to explain what happened in the past hypothesis
BCE stands for Before the Common what? era
Anno Domini or 'In the Year of Our Lord' abbreviation AD
Before Christ abbreviation BC
An example of a secondary source - history ______book text
A primary source could be unreliable or b_______ . biased
Primary sources can be kept in organised collections of records called________ archives
Historians are like ____________________using clues to solve a jigsaw puzzle. detectives

First Americans Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Where did the first Americans come from? Asia
a period of 100 years Century
the beliefs, customs, art, music, food of a particular group of people Culture
method scientists use to measure the ages of objects which were alive at some time in the past. Dating
a chemical element occurring naturally on the earth in minerals, plants and animals. Carbon
Corn Maize
to move from one place to live or work in a different place Migration
someone who travels around from place to place in search of food without having one settled place where they live. Nomad
a time in the distant past when a large part of the world was covered with ice Ice Age
the physical remains of past human activities including tools and houses Artifact
the study of things that people made, used, and left behind Archaeology
land bridge first Americans used Beringia

Early Man Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Fertile Crescent
Israel
Syria
England
Turkey
Anatolia
Excavated
Nomad
Migration
Hunter Gatherers
Agriculture
Clans
Domestication
Aleppo
Archaeologist
Archaeology
Artifact
Carbon dating
Catalhoyuk
Fire
Fossil
Hominid
Homo sapiens
Jericho
Neolithic Era
Oral Language
Paleolithic Era
Pottery
Prehistory
Sedentary
Settlement
Stone
Stonehenge
Strata
Tools
Weaving

Archaeology Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

test pit
survey
site
ruins
midden
grid
fragments
excavate
erosion
documents
dig
culture
context
chronology
cermaics
artifact
archaeology
Anthropologist

Anthropology Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What do Anthropologists study? #1 Physical Anthropology
What do Anthropologists study? #2 Cultural Anthropology
What type of anthropology focus' on things like Bubonic plague and AIDS? Biological
The thinking and communication patterns of primates from our evolutionary past. Primatology
The discovery of clues in physical injurys. Forensic Anthropology
The connections among languages, the brain, and cultural behaviour. Linguistics
The excavation and study of human constructions, ex: weapons, clothing. Archaeology
Analyzes and compares human cultures, as in social structure, language, religion, and technology. Ethnology
How many principles are there that define Christian Anthropology? Nine
In general, what are the first 3 Christian Anthropology principles about? To be human
In general, what are principle # 4, 5, and 6 about in Christian Anthropology? To live in a culture
In general, what are principle # 7, 8, and 9 about in Christian Anthropology? To be catholic