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  1. History of Money from Ancient Times to Present Day (Davies)

Lesson Plans
  1. -History - Ancient Civilizations (Donn) star
      Provides units organized by ancient civilization. Includes over a dozen units within each ancient civilization, including China, India, Greece, Egypt, Rome, Mesopotamia, Africa, Aztecs, Incas and Mayans. Covers daily activities in ancient times to bring each civilization to life.

  2. Ancient History Lessons are available in the Awesome Library under: Lessons - Social Studies - History

  3. Comparative Civilizations (British Columbia Ministry of Education)
      Compares the culture, art, and values of larger civilizations of the past. The materials are called an Integrated Resource Package. Grade 12. 2-01

  4. History - Women in History (Women in World History Curriculum - Reese)
      Provides lesson ideas regarding women.

  1. -Ancient History (Mautz) star
      Provides links to people, places, and events. Ties resources into links in the arts related to the same time periods and places. 2-01

  2. Aboriginal Links International

  3. Ancient Civilizations (BCSSTA)
      Provides a listing of resources for various ancient civilizations, such as Greek, Roman, Etruscian, Celtic, Egyptian, Mayan, Aztec, Gupta, Incan, Han, and Minoan. 1-00

  4. Ancient Civilizations (Hos-McGrane)
      Includes the ancient civilizations of Egypt, Greece, Rome, China, Vikings, Celts, Maoris, Incas, Mayas and other resources assembled by 5th and 6th grade students. 1-04

  5. Ancient History (Feig)
      Includes Egypt, Greece and other ancient civilizations. 2-01

  6. Ancient History (Walters)

  7. Ancient History - By Civilization and Period (Donn)
      Provides a high quality and comprehensive site for ancient history.

  8. Ancient History and Philosophy (Multnomah County Library)
      Includes Vikings, Stone Age, and Ice Age, as well as the traditional cultures of the Aztecs, Egyptians, Greeks, Incas, Mayans, Mediterranean, Middle East, and Romans.

  9. Ancient Latin America (Donn)
      Provides resources on Latin America.

  10. Ancient South America (Donn)
      Provides resources on South America.

  11. Art History - Ancient (Witcombe)

  12. Art and Architecture from Ancient Times

  13. Europe - Medieval Drama (Higgins)
      Provides links to costumes, scripts, props, musical, and other related materials. 11-00

  14. History (KidsClick)
      Provides resources compiled by librarians.

  15. Medieval History Links (Labyrinth)
      Provides college level syllabus and links to reading materials for courses in Medieval history.

  16. Medieval History and Life (Gander Academy - Cornish)
      Provides resources by topic, including clothing, weapons, pastimes, castles, and more. 2-01

  17. Medieval Studies (Georgetown University)

  18. Middle Ages Resources (Rice)
      Provides medieval sources of information by topic, such as manuscripts, King Arthur, life and times, literature, music, Shakespeare, art and religion.

  19. Middle Ages, Renaissance and Reformation (Feig) 2-01

  20. Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

  1. Art - Ancient Art (Gunther)
      Provides a timeline comparing samples of art from different cultures worldwide.

  2. Maps - Ancient Maps (Baldwin)

  3. Maps - Ancient Maps (Cartographic Images)
      Includes around 750 maps from 3,000 B.C. to 1700 A.D. arranged by historical period.

  4. Maps - Ancient Maps (OSSHE)
      Includes maps of the world going back as far as 150 A.D. 2-00

  5. Maps - Celestial Atlas from 1826 (Koenig)
      Includes drawings of constellations as well as locations of stars.

  1. -Daily Life in Ancient Times (Donn) star
      Provides information on toys, pets, food, jobs, entertainment, transportation, clothes, and other daily life details. Includes ancient China, Egypt, Greece, Rome and India.

  2. America - Spanish Conquistadors (Sheppard)
      Provides a description of early contacts between Spanish and Native Americans using translations of Native American accounts dating back to the original times.

  3. Ancient Calendars

  4. Ancient Civilizations ( - Gill)
      Provides information on the art, mythology, laws, and daily life of ancient Romans, Greeks, Egyptians, Illyrians, Celts, Phoenicians, and Persians. 6-99

  5. Ancient Civilizations (ThinkQuest Team 16325 - Empires Past)
      Provides information about ancient civilizations, a game and more.

  6. Ancient Civilizations (ThinkQuest)
      Provides information, games, and activities related to Egyptian, Roman, Chinese, Inca, Mayan, and Aztec civilizations. Developed for students by students and teachers. 4-01

  7. Ancient History (
      Provides an introduction to the study of ancient history.

  8. Ancient Worlds - North and South Poles (Donn)
      Provides information on ancient life within the Antarctica and the Arctic Circle.

  9. Ancient Worlds - Western World (Donn)
      Provides information on Canada, USA, Mexico, Central America, Central America and South America.

  10. Antarctica (Donn)
      Provides resources on the history and culture of the Antarctic.

  11. Architecture Timeline ( - Craven)
      Describes highlights of architecture throughout human history. Includes more recent styles, such as Renaissance, American Colonial, Baroque, Rococo, Georgian Colonial, Neoclassical, Federalist, Idealist, Greek Revival, Victorian, Art Nouveau, and Art Deco. 3-01

  12. Arctic Circle (Donn)
      Provides resources on the history and culture of the Arctic Circle.

  13. Art History ( - Mulder-Slater)
      Provides highlights of art history from 30,000 BC to the present. 3-01

  14. Aurelius, Marcus - Meditations (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy - Long)
      Provides the text for all twelve "books" or chapters.

  15. Battle of Adrianople (
      "The second Battle of Edirne (August 9, 378) was fought between a Roman army led by the Emperor Valens and Germanic tribes commanded by Fritigern. The battle took place at today's Edirne (Turkey) and ended with an overwhelming victory of Germanic tribes. Emperor Valens is accused of causing the defeat by failing to wait for reinforcements, and was among 40,000 Roman soldiers lost on the battlefield. It was one of the major victories of so-called barbarians over the Roman forces, which aided several Germanic tribes to gain rights of accommodation within the Balkan territories and intrude into the Roman Empire." Sometimes called Adrianopolis.

      "It was the first set battle that the Romans had ever lost. As such, this date can be taken as a convenient dividing point between the ancient world and the middle ages." 1-04

  16. Catastrophe Changes Civilizations (PBS - Secrets of the Dead Series)
      Provides evidence that in 535 A.D. the climate of the world was changed due to a volcano eruption. In turn, David Keyes researches changes in civilizations that may have been due to the droughts and hunger that may have resulted from the eruption. 6-01

  17. Cave Drawings of Lascaux
      Provides information on the ancient drawings, such as dating methods, pigments used, deterioration, and more. 5-00

  18. Daily Life in the Middle Ages (Annenberg CPB Project)
      Provides information about homes, clothing, arts, health and other topics of daily life in the Middle Ages of Europe.

  19. Earliest Civlizations (MCC Anthropology)
      Suggests that "civilization" started 12,000 years ago. 2-01

  20. England - Magna Carta (National Archives)
      Provides a graphic of the actual document. Also includes a Web version.

  21. England - Magna Carta (Yale Law School - Avalon Project)
      Provides a translation, definitions of terms, and an index. 8-02

  22. Environmental Care an Ancient Science (US Bureau of Land Management)

  23. Europe - Medieval Europe

  24. Europe - Middle Ages (Mitchell's 7th Grade Students)
      Provides drawings and articles on the Middle Ages by 7th grade students.

  25. European History - 1600 to 1900 (Remmell)
      Provides outlines and links organized around European history from 1600 to 1900.

  26. History of Education Before 1750
      Provides information on key figures in history, as well as a number of key online documents.

  27. History of Horticulture (The Ohio State University - Howlett)
      Provides a history of horticulture by time period, starting with the 12th century BC. 3-01

  28. Holidays - Ancient Roots, Modern Holidays (Donn)
      Provides information on key holidays and their history, including ancient holidays, Black History Month, Earth Day, Easter, President's Day and other holidays. Also provides lesson plans and clip art related to the holidays.

  29. Inventions - Ancient Inventions (Donn)
      Provides highlights of inventions from ancient civilizations and a quiz.

  30. Inventions from the Ancient World (Senechal)
      Shows and describes 46 incredible inventions from the ancient world, such as a battery, a steam engine, and a coin-operated holy water dispenser, from the Smith College Museum.

  31. Legal History - World (WWLIA)
      Provides a timetable for development of law in history. 2-01

  32. Magna Carta (Fordham College)

  33. Mammals - Evolution (EnchantedLearning)
      Provides a description of the evolution of mammals and includes links to key changes. 3-00  

  34. Paleontology by Geological Period, Phylogeny, or Theory (UCMP)
      Provides alternative formats of exploring paleontology. 3-00

  35. Space Dust to Unlock Mexican Pyramid Mysteries (MSNBC News)
      "Deep under the huge Pyramid of the Sun, north of Mexico City, physicists are installing a device to detect muons, subatomic particles that are left over when cosmic rays hit Earth."

      "The particles pass through solid objects, leaving tiny traces which the detector will measure, like an X-ray machine, in a search for burial chambers inside the monolith." 3-04

  36. Spanish Conquest (Sheppard)
      Provides a description of early contacts between Spanish and Native Americans.

  37. Spanish Conquest - Cabeza De Vaca (Bandelier, Translator)
      Provides the records of De Vaca, describing his journeys. 6-02

  38. Spanish Conquest - DeSoto (Sheppard)
      Provides a description of early contacts between Spanish and Native Americans.

  39. The History of Money (Federal Reserve)

  40. The Mary Rose 16th Century Warship 8-99

  41. The Study of Women in the Ancient World

  42. Trebuchets - Ancient Rock Hurlers (Miners)
      Describes ancient trebuchets, ancient rock hurlers. Trebuchets require math skills to make accurate throws. 5-01

  1. Ancient Civilizations Role Play and Links (Ambrosio)
      Provides the beginning of stories in which students make a decision about which path to take.

  2. Collapse of Ancient Civilizations (Annenberg CPB Project)
      Provides interactive adventures to explore why four ancient civilizations collapsed.

  3. Trebuchets - Ancient Rock Hurlers (Miners)
      Describes how trebuchets, ancient rock hurlers, are built. Requires math skills to make one that is accurate. 5-01

  1. Social Studies Worksheets (CLEARVUE/eav)
      Provides almost a dozen worksheets, mostly related to ancient history. Requires Acrobat Reader, free software. 1-00

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