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African Sourcebook

http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/africa/africasbook.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: From ancient times to the modern era, here are dozens of primary materials about the history of Africa. These are excellent sources on ancient history, the Greek and Roman period slavery and abolition, European imperialism, and modern Africa. Standards 6.1.2, 6.2.3, 6.2.8, 7.4.1, 10.4.2, and 10.10.1

Comments: A must see page of links to things African

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 111

Cave of Lascaux

http://www.culture.fr/culture/arcnat/lascaux/en/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Take a virtual tour of the Lascaux Cave and see the paintings of prehistoric people. Learn about the location of the cave and its discovery on Thursday, September 12, 1940 by four teenagers. Standards 6.1.1 and 6.1.2

Comments: Site was established by the French Ministry of Culture and Communication and is available in French, Spanish, and German as well as English.

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 606

Chauvet and Cosquer Caves - France

http://www.culture.gouv.fr/culture/arcnat/chauvet/en/index.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This site featuring the 1995 discovery of Chauvet Caves in Southern France shows how understanding of early humankind is enhanced with each new discovery. Standards 6.1.1 and 6.1.2

Comments: This site by the French government is available in English, and Spanish as well as French.

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 622

Neandertals: A Cyber Perspective

http://sapphire.indstate.edu/~ramanank/index.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This colorful and interesting site provides clear text supported by photos of fossils and tools about the life and times of Neandertal man. Topics include tools, hunting and diet, linguistic capability, lifeways, art, morphology, and burials. The presentation explains what scientists think followed by evidence supporting those views or conflicting views. Standards 6.1.1 and 6.1.2

Comments: This site was written and is maintained by anthropolgist Kharlena Ramanan and has won several awards for excellence.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2296

Outpost: In Search of Human Origins

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/features/outpost/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This National Geograohic site follows archeologists in Botswana and South Africa as they search for fossils and work to date and interpret what htye find. Join the scientists as they try to build a picture of our past from ancient puzzle pieces. Standard 6.1.0

Comments: This is a fascinating looks at how archaeologists and anthropologists work. It links to lesson ideas.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2392

Agricultural Revolution Student Module

http://www.wsu.edu/gened/learn-modules/top_agrev/agrev-index.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This Wasington State University page provides a traditional view of the elements of the agricultural revolution and the changes that resulted in society related to technology, health, and government. Standard 6.1.3

Comments: Questions for student reflection are embedded in the site at strategic locations.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 127

Archaeoastronomy at Stonehenge

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stonehenge

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Though on Wikipedia, this is a well researched and informative site on one of the most famous prehistoric sites in the world. One of the wonders of the world, the Stonehenge monument located in England is believed to have been begun about 5000 years ago. It is composed of earthworks surrounding a circular setting of large standing stones. Standards 6.1.0 and 6.1.3

Comments: Have a look at this video clip to see how one amateur archaeologist suggests the monument may have been built. Moving Big Rockshttp://j-walkblog.com/index.php?/weblog/posts/moving_big_rocks

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 519

Archaeological Adventure

http://library.thinkquest.org/3011/indexge.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This student developed site includes well-researched information about archaeological methods, important archaeological discoveries throughout history, photos of various sites, and links. The site has a virtual tour of archaeological sites in Troy and Egypt. Standards 6.1.0, and 6.2.5

Comments: As with all student-developed material, the lack of authority of the developers means that this should not be the only source used in research.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 281

Catal Huoyuk

http://www.focusmm.com/civcty/cathyk00.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site by Focus Online Magazine has several articles on Catal Hoyuk, the oldest and largest Neolithic Age city yet found, approximately 8000 years old. Learn about the settlement, the architecture, the excavations, and the religion. Standard 6.1.2

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 603

Flints and Stones: Welcome to the Stone Ages

http://museums.ncl.ac.uk/flint/menu.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Explore the world of hunter gatherers. Meet a shaman and the archaeologist who made some of these discoveries. " Take the "food quiz" to see if you would survive in the Stone Age! Standards 6.1.1, 6.1.2, and 6.1.3

Comments: Some information is specifically related to Europe in this site developed by the Museum of Antiquities at the University of Newcastle.

Resource Type: True.

Resource ID: 1262

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