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Ancient Hebrews: A Virtual Museum

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http://score.rims.k12.ca.us/activity/ancient_hebrews/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Experience the next best thing to stepping back in time to ancient Israel. Learn about the land, the common people, archaeology, leaders, and beliefs of the ancient Hebrews at this Virtual Museum. Meet Abraham, Moses, David and Solomon. Standard 6.3.1, 6.3.2, 6.3.3

Comments: This site was reviewed by scholars from the California Three Rs Project for content and appropriateness for use in public schools. The richness of the graphics make for a long load time on some pages.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 242

Ancient Refuge in the Holy Land

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/scrolls/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: In 1961, Yoseph Porath, a volunteer on an archeological expedition to what is now known as the Cave of Letters, along the west coast of the Dead Sea discovered a bundle of papyrus scrolls. The cache turned out to be the valuable personal documents of a Jewish woman named Babatha, who lived and died in the second century A.D. Babatha's documents covered everything from a sale of property to a petition to the governor, and from a court summons to a marriage contract. View a video excerpt from the expeditions and see the original documents and translations of them here. There is also a Teacher's Guide. Standards 6.3.4 and 6.7.5

Comments: This NOVA site has fascinating information about the archeological dig where the scrolls were found.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 254

Canaan and Ancient Israel

http://www.museum.upenn.edu/Canaan/index.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This virtual museum from the University of Pennsylvania has a wealth of difficult-to -find information about ancient Hebrew society. In addition to the traditional coverage on religion, there is information on daily life, writing, warfare, and the economy. Standard 6.3 all

Comments: There are also activities to assist learners in exploring these virtual exhibits.

Resource Type: Web Museum.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 581

History of Israel

http://www.israel.org/mfa/go.asp?MFAH00kt0

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Visit the Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs to learn their view of the history of Israel from ancient times to the present. This is a very large site with many images and links to current archaeological digs. Standards 6.3 all and 10.10.2

Comments: This site is also available in Spanish, French, Portuguese and German. It has great images and lots of information about the region from the Israeli perspective.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1587

Houses of Ancient Israel: Domestic, Royal, Divine

http://www.fas.harvard.edu/~semitic/HOAI/portal.htm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This Semitic Museum at Harvard University online exhibit presents visuals and easy-to-read information about domestic life in ancient Israel. It gives important insights to the culture and economy of the society. Standard 6.3.0

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 483

Internet Jewish History Sourcebook

http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/jewish/jewishsbook.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Halsall's Fordham University site has a rich, well organized set of links to primary and secondary text about Jewish history. There are also midi files of music. Select People of Israel and The Emergence of Judaism for grade 6 standards. Standards 6.3.0,

Resource Type: Compilation of Links.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 488

Israel Country Studies

http://www.country-studies.com/israel/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This study site is an attempt to treat the dominant social, political, economic, and military aspects of contemporary Israeli society in a concise and objective manner. Sources of information included scholarly journals and monographs, official reports of governments and international organizations, foreign and domestic newspapers, and numerous periodicals. The early sections of the index relate to sixth grade content and the later topics are great for high school classes studying World War I, the holocaust or Arab-Israeli policy. Standards 6.3.0, 10.6.2, 10.9.6, and 11.7.5

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 498

Teaching About Religion

http://www.teachingaboutreligion.org/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: The goal of this website is to provide academic information and teaching materials related to teaching about religion in public schools in support of: 1.an educational commitment to pluralism, 2.acknowledgment that public schools are for students of all worldviews, whether religious or nonreligious, and 3.the professional understanding that public school teachers need to exercise a scrupulous neutrality regarding religion.

Comments: This is very valuable material during the holidays and when controversy over religion arises.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2913

Ancient Palestine: Artifacts from the Oriental Institute

http://www-oi.uchicago.edu/OI/MUS/HIGH/OI_Museum_Palestine.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Here are photos of nine artifacts excavated by the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago from archaeological sites in ancient Palestine. Included are a game board, an oil lamp and other artifacts from the material culture of the people. Standard 6.3.0

Comments: These are thumbnail for quick loading but expand in size for whole class projection.

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 252

Archaeology of the Land of Israel

http://www.imj.org.il/eng/archaeology/index.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This Israel Museum site has information on the land of Israel including prehistory, the Chalcolithic Age, the Bronze Age, the Iron Age, the Persian Period, a history of the Hebrew script, the Second Temple Period: Hellenistic and early Roman archaeology, and Roman Republic and Empire archaeology. Standards 6.3.0, 6.7.6,7.1.3, and 7.2.0

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 284

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