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Matters of Science Archaeologist Thomas Leeinterview
Describes the history of the Zoque people and the sites in Mexico where artifacts have been found.
http://www.pbs.org/nova/laventa/lee.html

Get the Dirt on Clayarticle
Explains how past cultures turned clay into water-carrying vessels.
http://www.pbs.org/nova/laventa/clay2.html

Social Studies Archaeologist Thomas Leeinterview
Describes the history of the Zoque people and the sites in Mexico where artifacts have been found.
http://www.pbs.org/nova/laventa/lee.html

See it Yourself Television Programtv program
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Before and Afterimages
Allows you to see five Mesoamerican sites as they looked before reconstruction and once the work had been completed. Historical information is included.
http://www.pbs.org/nova/laventa/beforeandafter.html

Future Ruinsvideo
View a current Zoque ruin today and what it might look like if restored to its former condition.
http://media.pbs.org/ramgen/wgbh/nova/laventa/laventaisdn.rm

Do it Yourself Be an Archaeologist (Hot Science)online activity
Experience the challenge of reassembling an artifact by putting a clay pot back together.
http://www.pbs.org/nova/laventa/archaeologist.html

Search for the Lost Cave People Teacher's Guideteachers guide
Presents program overview, pre- and post-watching ideas, activity instructions, and links to a student activity page and suggestions for evaluation. Activity: Students become archaeologists as they draw analyze a real seventeenth century household inventory.
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/teachers/activities/2507_laventa.html
http://www.pbs.org//wgbh/nova/teachers/activities/2507_laventa_01.html
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/teachers/activities/2507_laventa.html#answer

Program Transcripts/Resources Transcripttranscript
http://www.pbs.org/nova/transcripts/2507cavepeople.html

Resourcesresources
http://www.pbs.org/nova/laventa/resources.html



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