Archaeology is the scientific study of human activity through material remains such as artifacts. Archaeologists are the scientists who conduct this study. Archaeologists help us understand human history and our place in the world. But what exactly does a career in archaeology entail? In this informative text, readers will learn the answer to this question. They'll read about prominent archaeologists, discover digging and extraction techniques, and learn about how artifacts are analyzed. This book combines high-interest subject matter with curricular concepts.