masthead, closeup of compass

43 resources found; showing 10 per page, sorted by Rating then by Title...
Showing Grade 6, Unit 2b, Egypt and Kush
<-- Previous | Next -->

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

African Voices

http://www.mnh.si.edu/africanvoices/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This Smithsonian site is wonderfully rich graphically and has a huge, well organized compiliation of resources on the history of Africa from ancient times to now. Standards 6.2.8, 7.4.1, 7.11.2, and 10.4.3

Comments: The sections on Egypt are brief.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 113

Ancient Egypt from the British Museum

http://www.ancientegypt.co.uk/menu.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This virtual museum site has excellent information on the geography, daily life, mummification, pyramids, pharoahs, temples, time, trades and writing of ancient Egypt, The information and graphic support is especially good for Egyptian religion. The "Staff Room" section has workshheets and classroom support. Standards 6.2.0, 6.2.1, 6.2.3, 6.2.5, and 6.2.9

Comments: The clear photos will easily project for whole class viewing.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 229

Ancient Egypt Online

http://www.rom.on.ca/egypt/case/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This site by the Royal Ontario Museum provides clear information about mummies and tombs, and descriptions of Egyptian writing with visuals explaining phonograms, ideograms and combinations of both. Also included is a list of Egyptian phonograms closest to English so that students can create and translate messages. Standards 6.2.3 and 6.2.9

Comments: This virtual museum site is organized for easy classroom use and has activities in hieroglyphic writing adn mummy making to accompany the information.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 230

Daily Life in Ancient Egypt

http://members.aol.com/Donnclass/indexlife.html#EGYPT

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Do you know what the ancient Egyptians believed would cure a toothache? Find out here! Read some Egyptian Tall Tales, and an original story about Ancient Egyptian Daily Life. Enter the "Tombs" where you can watch a short movie about mummies, and learn about all the interesting aspects of Egyptian life. Standard 6.2.3 and 6.2.5

Comments: This is a student developed site by Mrs. Donn's 6th grade class and is a good choice for English learners.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 875

Dongala Research Expedition

http://www.anth.ucsb.edu/faculty/stsmith/research/nubia.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This site by University of California Santa Barbara professor Stuart Smith has a timeline and brief text with pictures outlining the major periods of Nubin history, a gallery of artifacts, and a slide show in addition to information on the excavation itself. Standards 6.2.1 and 6.2.8

Comments: This represents very hard to find information about one of the most unique civilizations in the ancient world.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 985

Egyptian Art

http://www.metmuseum.org/collections/view50.asp?dep=10

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Here are 50 stunning objects from Ancient Egypt photgraphed from the Metropolitan Museum of Art collections. There is furniture, jewelry, sculpture, funerary objects, stelae and more. Sadly, there is nothing from Kush. Standard 6.2.2, 6.2.3, 6.2.5, and 6.2.5

Comments: What an incredible resource for teaching about ancient civilization. There is a brief description of each object and the small pictures may be enlarged for projection.

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1047

Egyptians

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

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: The British Broadcasting site has great resources for the study of ancient Egypt. Each is a mix of primary and secondary sources as well as many graphics. Topics of pages within the site include: The Mummy Maker; Voices from Ancient Egypt; Deciphering Hieroglyphics; The Story of the Nile; Private Lives of Pyramid Builders; Rames the Great; Ancient Egyptian Magic; Primary Sources of the Old Kingdom; and Hatshepsut: A Royal Feud. Standards 6.2.0, 6.2.1, 6.2.3, 6.2.5, 6.2.7, and 6.2.9

Comments: This is a highly authoritative and incredibly rich site just right for student use. Spellling is British.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1048

Emory University Odyssey Egypt

http://carlos.emory.edu/ODYSSEY/EGYPT/homepg.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This Emory Univeristy Carlos Museum site has information on the people, daily life, mythology, death and burial practices, writing and archaeology of Egypt. Visit a wrapped mummy and an elegant coffin made of wood with painted images of gods and goddesses. Standards 6.2.3, 6.2.5, and 6.2.9

Comments: Very clearly written and enhanced with graphics, this site has most of what is needed to supplement a unit on Egypt in the middle school classroom.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1078

Mysteries of Egypt

http://www.civilization.ca/civil/egypt/egypt_e.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Why did the ancient Egyptian civilization emerge in the Nile Valley? Why did it last longer than the civilizations that came after it? Why did the ancient Egyptians mummify the bodies of the deceased? Why did the pharaohs build pyramids? Who was Tutankhamun and how did he die? Find out the answer to these mysteries and many others. Standards 6.2.1, 6.2.2, 6.2.5 and 6.2.6

Comments: This rich site by Canadian Museum of Civilization was designed to accompany the IMAX film but is rich enough to stand alone. It is in English and French and includes a printable Teacher's Guide.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2232

43 resources found; showing 10 per page, sorted by Rating then by Title...
Showing Grade 6, Unit 2b, Egypt and Kush
<-- Previous | Next -->

Questions, comments, and suggestions may be addressed to webmaster@rims.k12.ca.us.

Resources on the SCORE H/SS pages were evaluated by history/social science leaders in California. Going beyond these links allows student access to unknown material. Each school site is responsible for evaluating resources for appropriateness in the local school community.

A Project of the San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools.

Copyright © 1996-2008 SCORE H/SS. All Rights Reserved.