Most textbooks present archaeology only in relation to ancient Egypt, Pompeii, or Mesoamerica - civilizations with truly exciting histories. However, there is still much to be learned about the earliest times and people of our nation. In fact, with the Old Mobile Archaeology website, local educators can illustrate history and scientific inquiry to their students with the research and discoveries that are happening every day in the Mobile area.

Here are some excellent lesson plans for teachers interested in archaeology.
Find out about the lives of the people that shaped the development of an archaeological site.
The Center for Archaeological Studies at the University of South Alabama has an active program for people in the Mobile area who are interested in volunteering on an archaeological excavation or in our laboratory.