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Aesop's Fables

http://www.AesopFables.com/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Here is an online collection of over 600 Aesop Fables indexed in a table by title and moral. Included are Real Audio narrations for many of the fables. The site links to some teacher resources as well. Standards K.1.3, 1.1.2, and 6.4.4

Comments: You will need to download Real Audio to enjoy the narrations. These short pieces would make wonderful text for student illustrated books or web pages.

Resource Type: Literature/Story.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 93

Alexander the Great

http://1stmuse.com/frames/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This is a well researched history of the life and achievements of Alexander the Great. It is broken into easy-to- navigate sub-sections including: parents, youth, Philip's kingdom, Philip's death, invasion of Persia, River Granicus, Asia Minor, Battle of Issus, Phoenicia, Egypt, Mesopotamia, Central Asia, invasion of India, end of expedition, the empire, Alexander's death, Hellenistic Era, and epilogue. Embedded are photos of primary art objects and links to primary text sources. Standard 6.4.7

Comments: This site was developed for a Time Warner CD Rom by John J. Popovic with support from a long list of scholars.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 143

Alexander the Great

http://www.livius.org/aj-al/alexander/alexander00.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This readable but scholarly discussion of the life and achievemens of Alexander the Great links to almost seventy primary sources related to Alexander and his time. Standard 6.4.7

Comments: This site was written and is maintained by Jona Lendering, professor of Mediterranean archaeology and history at Amsterdam Free University, The Netherlands.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 146

Ancient and Modern Olympics

http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/Olympics/otherol.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: In this online exhibit, you can compare ancient and modern Olympic sports, tour the site of Olympia as it looks today, learn about the context of the Games and the Olympic spirit, or read about the Olympic athletes who were famous in ancient times. Standard 6.4.4 and 6.4.8

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 222

Ancient Greece

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ancientgreece/index.shtml

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This visual site has information about Corinth, Athens, Olympia and much more. It links to information from the British Museum. Resources include extracts from a comic Athenian play, an Athenian court case, instructions on running an Athenian household, and writings of the historian Thucydides. Standard 6.4.6

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 237

Ancient Greek Mathematicians

http://www-gap.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/~history/Indexes/Greeks.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Here is a long list of Greek mathematicians, mathematicians-philosophers, mathematicians- astronomers, and mathematicians-astronomers- philosophers, each hot-linked to a biography with interesting information about the person's life and discoveries. Standard 6.4.8

Comments: This site was developed and is maintained by the School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of St. Andrews, Scotland.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 239

Ancient Greek World

http://www.museum.upenn.edu/Greek_World/Index.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This University of Pennsylvania site has a virtual exhibit of daily life, economy, religion and culture of Ancient Greece. Standard 6.4.6

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 241

Ancient Olympic Games Virtual Museum

http://minbar.cs.dartmouth.edu/greecom/olympics/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Visit an awesome virtual museum about the Ancient Olympics. Learn the history, the mythology, and how and where the games were played. (Registration required, no charge) Standard 6.4.1 and 6.4.8

Comments: This site is maintained by Darmouth College.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 251

Archimedes

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

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This BBC site is a clearly written article on Archimedes that links to schools in ancient Greece and a nearly 2000 year old book on his theories that was recently discovered. Standard 6.4.8 and 7.10.1

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 288

Art of the First Cities: Third Millennium B.C.E. from the Mediterranean to the Indus

http://www.metmuseum.org/explore/First_Cities/firstcities_main.htm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Compare the art of Troy, Sumer and Mohenjo Daro at this fabulous site by the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Included are works depicitng religious beliefs, government, writing, seals and sealing, clothing andpersonal adornment, and masterpieces of art from each culture. Standards 6.2.3, 6.4.0 and 6.5.0

Comments: The text and maps

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 310

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