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Showing Grade 6, Unit 2b, Egypt and Kush
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Pyramids: The Inside Story

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/pyramid/explore/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Climb down the tunnels inside the Great Pyramid and experience Egypt first hand. If you have QuickTime VR you will experience the journey as an archaeologist with 360 degree views of the King's Chamber and the Queen's chamber and the passages in between. Follow the excavation led by Mark Lehner that was completed in 1997 and find a wealth of background material. Standards 6.2.3 and 6.2.9

Comments: This Nova Online site is not to be missed.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2553

The Ancient Egyptians

http://www.ancientnile.co.uk/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This beautifully designed site on Ancient Egypt explores 3000 years of history through photos and clear brief text. Information on history, the City of the Dead, and language are featured on the homepage. There is a keyword search to a wealth of other information. Standards 6.2.3 and 6.2.9

Comments: The author of this student-friendly site is an Egyptologist from Belgium.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2962

Theban Mapping Expedition - Egypt

http://www.thebanmappingproject.com/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Discover each tomb in the Valley in this interactive version of our Atlas. Investigate a database of information about each tomb, view a compilation of nearly 2,000 images, interact with models of each tomb, and measure, pan, and zoom over 250 detailed maps, elevations, and sections. Experience sixty-five narrated tours by Dr. Weeks and explore a 3D recreation of tomb KV 14. Learn about the history of the Valley of the Kings. Archaeologists in Egypt's Valley of the Kings have been posting their discoveries on the web as soon as they are made. Standards 6.2.3 and 6.2.7

Comments: This site was developed by the award winning Theban Mapping Project.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3119

University of Memphis Institute of Egyptian Art and Archaeology

http://www.memphis.edu/egypt/main.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Become the next Indiana Jones as you learn to walk like an Egyptian. From this site you can examine ancient Egyptian artifacts located within the University as well as tour over a dozen ancient sites located in and around the Nile River. This is definitely a trip worth taking, and once there, you will undoubtedly find it hard to leave. Standards 6.2.3, and 6.2.5

Comments: This site is by the University of Memphis Institute of Egyptian Art and Archaeology.

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3312

Accounts of Meroe, Kush, and Axum, c. 430 BCE - 550 CE

http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/ancient/nubia1.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: How do we know about the ancient civilization of Kush or Nubia. Who were the people who lived along the Nile in what is the present country of Sudan? Here are primary source writings from Herodotus, Strabo, the Bible, Dio Cassius and the Inscription of Ezana, King of Axum. Standard 6.2.8

Comments: Some selections from the Ancient History Sourcebook are fairly long but others are short enough for sixth students to read and understand.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 72

Amenhotep III of Egypt (c.1391 - 1354 BC)

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/amenhotep_iii.shtml

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This BBC site has a clearly written, brief biography of Amenhotep that liks to articles about Egypt including private lives of the pyramid builders, building the great pyramid. Games and a picture gallery support the site. Standard 6.2.3

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 163

Ancient Egypt - Geography

http://carbon.cudenver.edu/stc-link/AE/geography.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Here is a geographic sketch of Ancient Egypt, through 1886 (Pre-Aswan Dam). It links to material on human interaction with the Nile to create the Egyptian culture. Standard 6.2.1

Comments: National Geography Standard 17: Understands how geography is used to interpret the past.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 227

Ancient Nubia

http://library.thinkquest.org/22845/index.shtml

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This student developed site has three sections: Introduction, Bronze Age Nubia, and Kingdom of Kush. The Introduction provides background on Ancient Nubia and Egypt, including the archaeological history, geography, topography, climate, and natural resources of Nubia. The Bronze Age Nubia section deals with the first known cultural period of Nubian civilization. The Kingdom of Kush was a more developed civilzation that followed the Bronze Age. Standard 6.2.8

Comments: Since this is a student developed site, it should not be considered authoritative.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 250

Ancient Nubia

http://oi.uchicago.edu/OI/MUS/ED/TRC/NUBIA/nubiahome.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: The Oriental Institute of Chicago had an exhibit on the ancient kingdom of Nubia in 1992. Here are images with brief description of facts about Nubia that they created for the exhibit on topics such as daily life, religion, trade, art, etc. Standard 6.2.8

Comments: There is very little information about Nubia/Kush available on the web.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 3336

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

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