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Matters of Science Jean Yves Empereur: The Riches of Alexandriainterview
This archaeologist talks about what has already been excavated, how the stones are treated once removed from the sea and the differences between a land-based and an underwater archaeological site.
http://www.pbs.org/nova/sunken/empereur.html

Mapping the Treasuresarticle
Describes the technological challenge of mapping an underwater archaeological site.
http://www.pbs.org/nova/sunken/mapping.html

Social Studies Jean Yves Empereur: The Riches of Alexandriainterview
This archaeologist talks about what has already been excavated, how the stones are treated once removed from the sea and the differences between a land-based and an underwater archaeological site.
http://www.pbs.org/nova/sunken/empereur.html

Find it with Maps Mapping the Treasuresmap
Provides detailed information on specific stones.
http://www.pbs.org/nova/sunken/ruinsmap.html

See it Yourself Television Programtv program
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Unforgettable Momentsvideo
Shows five scenes of the archaeological site from underwater and on land.
http://www.pbs.org/nova/sunken/clips/

Do it Yourself Seven Wonders: Get Clued In (Hot Science)online activity
Challenges students to choose the correct wonder of the world when presented with scientific, geographic, and historical clues.
http://www.pbs.org/nova/sunken/wonders/

Sunken City Teacher's Guideteachers guide
Presents program overview, pre- and post-watching ideas, activity instructions, and links to a student activity sheet and suggestions for evaluation. Activity: Students learn the challenges of archaeology by trying to accurately map an "excavation site" of their own making.
http://www.pbs.org/nova/wgbh/nova/teachers/activities/2417_sunken.html
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/teachers/activities/2417_sunken_01.html
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/teachers/activities/2417_sunken.html#answer

Program Transcripts/Resources Transcripttranscript
http://www.pbs.org/nova/transcripts/2417treasures.html

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

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



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