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Showing Grade 6, Unit 1, Early Humans
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History of Food and Agriculture

http://museum.agropolis.fr/english/pages/expos/fresque/la_fresque.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Man has struggled since the beginning to get food, but the forms of this quest have greatly changed. This exhibition of Agropolis Museum wants to show the most significant facts of the agro-food development, essentially in the euro-mediterranean region. The pre-agricultural times section of the site corresponds to collecting, hunting, and fishing people of the Paleolithic and Mesolithic periods. Agricultural times began with the development of agriculture simultaneously at six points in the world. Standard 6.1 all

Comments: There is interesting information about the relationship between the development of agriculture and the expansion of civilization.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1584

Human Evoluton: The Fossil Evidence in 3D

http://www.anth.ucsb.edu/projects/human/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This interactive site by Phillip Walker and Edward Hagen ant UC Santa Barbara has example fossil cranea for animals and humanlike creatures covering millions of years. Standard 6.1.0

Comments: Shockwave required for viewing and measuring fossils.

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1652

Mysteries of Catalyoyuk

http://www.smm.org/catal/home.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site asks important questions about a place called Catalhoyuk (in modern Turkey) where the ruins of the most ancient city have been discovered. Why did people start living in cities? What did their murals mean? What did they eat for dinner? Follow the work of the archaeologists as they work on the answers to these questions. Standards 6.1.2

Comments: You will need a QuickTime plugin to fully view this cartoonlike site.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2231

Petroglyphs - Pictographs - Cave Paintings - Geoglyphs

http://www.crystalinks.com/petroglyphs.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Petroglyphs are images incised in rock, usually by prehistoric, especially Neolithic, peoples. They were an important form of pre-writing symbols, used in communication from approximately 10,000 B.C.E. to modern times, depending on culture and location. Pictographs had similar purpose but were painted on rock faces. Learn about these forms of rock art and see examples from sites around the world. Standards 5.1.2, 6.1.0, and 7.7.4

Comments: This site looks at and describes rock art from a global perspective and, though it doesn't include a bibliography or demonstrate authoritaive authorship, it connects to information from museums and archaeologists and includes clear pictures of rock art of variouos types.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 3757

Prehistory

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ancient/british_prehistory/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: For over 10,000 years people have been moving into and out of the islands of Britain and Ireland. Find out what impact they had - and how the 'invasion model' has changed. Learn about life in an Iron Age village, see the neolithic village of Skara Brae, and much more. Standards 6.1.1 and 6.1.2

Comments: There are activities and supporting pictures at this BBC site.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2503

Preserving the Ancient Statues from Jordan

http://www.asia.si.edu/jordan/html/jor_mm.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This virtual exhibition features some of the oldest human-form statues of large size ever found in the Near East. The statues were discovered in 1984 at the prehistoric site of 'Ain Ghazal, located in the country of Jordan. The settlement at 'Ain Ghazal was a village of farmers, hunters, and herders occupied from about 7200 to 5000 B.C.E, during the Neolithic period. Standard 6.1.3

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3598

Stone Pages

http://www.stonepages.com/HomEng.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site has pictures of prehistoric stone monuments in Europe. There is some text explaining each picture. Standards 6.1.1 and 6.1.2

Comments: Pictures here will be useful for the development of student projects.

Resource Type: True.

Resource ID: 2853

Stonehenge...Gateway to the Realms

http://www.christiaan.com/stonehenge/stonemain.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This commercial webpage by Christiaan Stoudt is one of the longest running websites on Stonehenge, England. It has a great photo collection, pages on suggested history of the monument, information on archaeoastronomy, legends about the monument, a map, and links to other sites and a bibiliography. Standard 6.1.2

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2854

History of Food and Agriculture

http://museum.agropolis.fr/english/pages/expos/fresque/la_fresque.htm

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: This brief page on early agriculture from the Agropolis-Museum has a map showing the sites of early plant domestication and pictures of the main cereal grains. Standard 6.1.3

Comments: This clear overview will be a good place to begin further research.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1585

Mesas and Mammoths

http://www.blm.gov/education/00_resources/articles/mystery_of_the_mesa/index.html

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: Work like a detective alongside the discoverers of 12,000 year old artifacts. Piece together the tale of America's first settlers through articles and classroom activities. Standard 6.1.1

Comments: A number of suggested classroom activities for teachers accompany the articles.

Resource Type: True.

Resource ID: 2147

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