Materials for Educators & Training Opportunities

Places of historic and cultural significance must be brought to life through active education and interpretation to ensure their appreciation and preservation by future generations. Check out the links below to learn about cultural resources and their preservation, and ways to teach others about how to better protect and care for our shared heritage.


Nevada SHPO

Stewardship Outreach and Educational Materials comic books, coloring books and games to teach the preservation of cultural resources


Archaeology for the Public

A Point in Time (2018) Video on YouTube that presents how archaeological research in Nevada is conducted. The film shows archaeologists working in Lincoln County, Nevada and some of the collaboration involved in research projects.

National Park Service’s Archaeology for the Public

Society for American Archaeology’s Archaeology for the Public 

Case Western Reserve Social Science Resource Guide for Archaeology

Passport in Time, Volunteer Opportunity


History for the Public

History Relevance Campaign

National Council for Public History

American Association for State and Local History


Websites for Kids

National Park Service’s archaeology for kids  


Lesson Plans and Resources for Educators

Archaeological Institute of America’s Archaeology Lesson Plans

National Park Service’s Archaeology Teaching Resources

National Park Service’s Teaching with Historic Places Program 

Preservation 50

Project Archaeology 

Society for American Archaeology’s archaeology resources for educators 


Historic Preservation Education


National Park Service - Cultural Heritage Education 

National Park Service - Historic Preservation Training Center

National Park Service - National Center for Preservation Technology and Training

National Preservation Institute