Designed for a 5th grade reading level, these bilingual comics are aligned with national and state educational standards for the middle and high school grades. Comics may be used in the classroom as part of the instructional materials or as an extracurricular informal learning activity.


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Carbon Comic 1: Radiocarbon Dating
Carbon Comic 2: Archaeometallurgy
Carbon Comic 3: Archaeology of the Cattle Economy

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