GRADE 5

TRY THESE LINKS ON THE WORLD WIDE WEB FOR INFORMATION ON:

Life in Ancient Empires

Daily Life in Ancient Civilizations--Details what it was like to live in Egypt, Greece, Rome, elsewhere

Exploring Ancient World Cultures

Encyclopedia Mythica--Information organized by myths, folklore, etc. from Aztecs to Romans

Perseus Project--Ancient texts, maps and more

DECODING THE PAST: THE WORK OF ARCHAEOLOGISTS--Three lesson plans accompany the resources
offered here from the Smithsonian Institute.

PORTLAND STATE UNIVERSITY'S GREEK CIVILIZATION FOR MIDDLE SCHOOLERS--excellent resources for any study on Ancient Greek civilization.

EGYPTIAN ART AND ARCHAEOLOGY TOUR--from the University of Memphis Institute of Egyptian Art, this exhibit and tour is lush with Ancient Egyptian artifacts.

LOOKING AT ART OF ANCIENT GREECE & ROME--exquisite virtual exhibit here, from both Artsedge and The Getty Museum, on artifacts and art produced by the cultures of Ancient Greece and Ancient Rome.

COLLAPSE: WHY DO CIVILIZATIONS FALL?--Annenberg Project exploratory unit on the decline of Ancient Civilizations.

BOARD GAMES OF THE ANCIENT WORLD--Teacher tips are included, as are links for research.

Also check the World History section of the general sites page!

 

 

Africa...

Search the African Web Pages--Search engine focusing on Africa

AfricaLand--Includes data on countries, links to on-line media, business, and more

Country-Specific Pages: Africa--Links to sites organized by country

Africa.com--Numerous links organized both by nation and topic (submitted by Liz E, 6th grade, in February or 1998)

 

 

 

India's History...

Asian Studies: India--Links organized by events in Indian history

History of India--List of subjects that link mainly to essays

History of India--Ongoing list of new links related to many topics

Free India--Includes slide shows, news clips and research papers on Indian life and history

India--Provides both lists of topics and related search engines related to a variety of areas

Library of Hindu History--Links arranged by three historical categories: ancient, medieval & modern

Also check the World History section of the general sites page!

 

 

Indian Society & Religion...

India--Provides both lists of topics and related search engines related to a variety of areas

Redif Travel: India--Travel guide with much information about current trends and customs

Library of Hindu History--Links arranged by three historical categories: ancient, medieval & modern

Free India--Includes slide shows, news clips and research papers on Indian life and history

 

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TRY THE SEARCH ENGINES BELOW FOR YOUR OWN RESEARCH:

Librarians' Index to the Internet--Acts as a search engine for topics such as history, reference sources, politics, government, women in history & politics, etc.