Archaeology Education Resources

The OSA Education & Public Outreach Program has been developing resources for K-12 educators and the general public for over 20 years. 

Archaeology and the Iowa Core Curriculum

  • Archaeology is a highly interdisciplinary and engaging field of study. Teaching with archaeology can address common core standards in math, language arts, science, social studies, 21st century skills, and more. We've reviewed the Iowa Core Curriculum content areas and compiled a list of standards that educators can address with archaeology-related lessons.

Learn About Iowa's Past

  • Several e-book compilations about various prehistoric and historic topics in Iowa Archaeology

OSA Information on Iowa's Archaeological Past: Under Construction!

Printable Archaeology Resources for Educators

  • Resources in PDF format for printing or online viewing

Additional Information

Iowa and the Midwest


The United States