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Observation and Recording

Observation and Recording

Introduction

Your teacher has provided your group with a replica artifact and a historic artifact. As a group, examine these artifacts being sure to look at all sides of the artifact, including the bottom.


DIRECTIONS: Record your observations for the artifacts below.

Important Information to be Recorded

Prehistoric Artifact

Historic Artifact

Color

 

 

Length

 

 

Width

 

 

Shape

 

 

Type of Material

 

 

Condition (is the artifact broken, rusted, scratched, chipped, etc.?)

Is there anything written on it?

 

 

Where was the artifact found?

 

 

Drawing – Use additional paper

 

 

 

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