DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Coso Rock Art, Art is a national historic landmark located in the U.S. Navy's testing station at China Lake. It features more than 20,000 petroglyphs and many nearly undisturbed archeological resources. For more information, email: http://www.nps.gov/archeology/rockart/index.htm.
The Society for American Archaeology has a Public Education Committee that publishes various resource guides for educators and parents interested in teaching archaeology. A Teaching Archaeology Sampler for grades 3-12 offers lesson plans and resource information. Archaeology and You (http://www.saa.org/AbouttheSociety/Publications/ArchaeologyandYou/tabid/125/Default.aspx) describes the discipline of archaeology, career opportunities, and involvement in archaeological projects. For information on publications, membership, and activities, call the SAA at (202) 789-8200, e-mail email@example.com, or visit http://www.saa.org/publicftp/public/about/history.html and http://www.saa.org/publicftp/public/resources/resources.html.
The National Geographic Society Museum has a permanent interactive kiosk on palaeontology where children can enter the world of dinosaur scientists. Call (202) 857-7700 to get a calendar of scheduled events and or purchase tickets. Also visit http://events.nationalgeographic.com/events/locations/center/museum/.
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