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Resources for studying ancient civilizations

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Text over illustration of sky and clouds - Time4Learning and Fun for everyone: Online education for PreK-12th
Looking for a curriculum that makes learning fun? You'll find it in Time4Learning's PreK-12 grade online homeschool curriculum.
Text Time4Learning and rotating graphics for math, science, social studies, and language arts

The Ancient World  (Y,M)
A geography lesson plan from Discovery for grades K-8.

Reflections of Ancient Greece  (Y)
Lesson plan on ancient civilizations from Discovery Education. com for grades K-5.

Daily Life in Ancient China  (Y)
Mr Donn's lesson plans and activities about China for kids & teachers

Aztecs, Incas, and Mayans - Oh My!  (Y)
Students study the early civilizations that developed into empires in Central and South America. Grade 4

Mr. Donn's Ancient Africa unit  (Y,M,O)
Many lessons and units on ancient and modern Africa from Mr. Donn including history, geography, animals, kings & queens, and more

(Mr. Donn's) Ancient Mesopotamia Unit  (Y,M,O,T)
This book has two complete units, one for Ancient Mesopotamia and one for ancient India.

Mrs. Donn's Egyptian Pyramids, Tombs, Temples, and Structures  (Y)
Lesson Plans for Ancient Egypt Pyramids, Tombs, Temples, Structures

Mr. Donn's: In the Tombs of Egypt  (Y,M,O,T)
Mr Donn's lesson plans and activities about Egyptian Tombs for kids & teachers

Ancient Greece  (Y,M,O,T)
Mr Donn's lesson plans and activities about Greece for kids & teachers

Ancient Egypt Unit Study  (Y,M,O,T)
Mr Donn's lesson plans and activities about the Egypt for kids & teachers.

PaleontOlogy: The Big Dig  (Y,M,O,T)
From Ology - American Museum of Natural History.

Global Trek - Greece  (M)
Learn about and meet the people of Iraq. Includes information about ancient Greece, myths of Greece and the Olympic games. Grades 4-8.

Global Trek - Italy  (M)
Learn about and meet the people of Italy. Learn about ancient Roma and its myths. Grades 4-8.

Global Trek - Peru  (M)
Learn about and meet the people of Peru. Learn about the Incas. Grades 4-8.

Ancient India Unit  (Y,M)
India Past and Present - Lesson plans for teachers and students.

BMAG for Kids  (Y)
From the Birmingham Museum, an online time line of activities for kids. Units include ancient Egypt, ancient Greece, Roman Empire, the Victorians, WWII and Art Gallery.

Maya Adventure  (Y,M,O,T)
From the Science Museum of Minnesota.

Nova Online: The Vikings  (Y,M)
From Based on recent archeological investigations.

Ancient Greek Olympics Mini Unit study  (Y,M,O,T)
Mr Donn's lesson plans and activities about the original Olympics for kids & teachers.

Pharaoh: Lord of the Two Lands   (M,O)
Pharaoh was considered a deity in ancient Egypt. Find out about who a pharaoh was, read a story about battle and tribute, examine a wall relief from an ancient Egyptian temple, and identify ancient objects in 'Ask the experts'.

Why do civilizations collapse  (M,O)
Excellent investigative site from the How Stuff Works

Dig the Bible  (Y,M,O)
A site designed to help laymen better understand the bible through the use of archaeology.

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