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Coso Rock 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, go to 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 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 headquarters@saa.org, or visit http://www.saa.org/publicftp/PUBLIC/home/home.html.

The National Geographic 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 or purchase tickets. Also visit http://events.nationalgeographic.com/events/locations/center/museum/ .

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