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Ancient China: The British Museum

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

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This British Museum site has maps, art and artifacts from ancient China. Brief text and maps puts the objects in context and the Staff Room feature has stories and suggests ways to teach about ancient China using the artifacts. Standards 6.6.2, 6.6.5 and 7.3.5

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3678

China the Beautiful - Chinese Art and Literature

http://www.chinapage.com/china.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This is a homepage for 5,000 years of Chinese cultural heritage - a tiny bit of it anyway. The China Room is like visiting the Chinese gallery in an art museum. Standards 6.6.0, 6.6.3, 7.3.3 and 7.3.5

Comments: Award winning site.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 635

Daily Life in Ancient China

http://members.aol.com/Donnclass/Chinalife.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This is a student developed site on Life in Ancient China. It has a good selection of readable and pertinent text for the 6th grade classroom as well as timelines and examples of poetry and art. Standards 6.6.0

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 874

Mr. Dowling's Electronic Passport to Chinese History

http://www.mrdowling.com/613chinesehistory.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This selection from Mr. Dowlings's description of Chinese history is a student-friendly set of pages that is part of his larger Electronic Passport project. It includes a dicussion of the following: Chinese dynasties, Confucius, Legalists, the Great Wall, the Mongols, Genghis Khan and Kublai Khan, the Silk Road, and Marco Polo. Standards 6.6.3, 6.6.6, 6.6.7 and 7.3 all

Comments: The site's developer, Rick Dowling, is a middle school teacher in Florida so the site is pitched to that level of students but it is not necessarily authoritative.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2214

National Palace Museum, Taiwan, ROC

http://www.npm.gov.tw/en/collection/selections_01.htm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Visit the museum of Taiwan with exhibits of bronze, ceramics, jade, lacquer ware, decorative costume, religious articles and other historical artifacts from throughout China's history. Standards 6.6.0, 7.3.1, and 7.3.3

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2261

Takla Makan Mummies: Mysterious Mummies of China

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

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: In the late 1980's, perfectly preserved 3000-year-old mummies began appearing in a remote Chinese desert. They had long reddish-blond hair, European features and didn't appear to be the ancestors of modern-day Chinese people. Archaeologists now think they may have been the citizens of an ancient civilization that existed at the crossroads between China and Europe. Explore this site to see these mummies and draw your own conclusions. Standard 6.6.1

Comments: This site was put together by the Nova channel and links to interesting science extensions.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2907

Timeline and Maps of Chinese History

http://depts.washington.edu/chinaciv/timeline.htm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This timeline of Chinese history has maps showing the changes in Chinese boundaries. The topic entries on the timeline link to further information and images. Standards 6.6.1, 6.6.8, 7.31, 7.3.5, and 10.9.4

Resource Type: Maps.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3764

World Mythology: Myth by Image

http://www.artsmia.org/world-myths/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Visit the Minneapolis Institute of Arts and look at this great collection of images from Ancient Egypt, Greece, Rome, and China! If you click on the picture, you will discover more about the myths of these cultures. Standards 6.2.3, 6.4.4, 6.7.6, 7.3.6 and 7.4.5

Comments: Text is fairly advanced for sixth grade.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3526

Ancient China Maps

http://ancienthistory.about.com/library/bl/bl_maps_chineseempire_index.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This About.com site has a virtual atlas of hard-to-find maps of early Chinese history. The maps are listed under the following topics: Shang Civilization, 1200 B.C., Ch'in, Han, and Yellow River. Standards 6.6.1

Resource Type: Maps.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 224

Buddhism Chronology

http://www.religionfacts.com/buddhism/timeline.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This brief timeline of Buddhism hotlinks to information on Indian and Chinese history with a special emphasis on Asoka. There is also a brief overview of Buddhist beliefs. Standards 6.5.5, 6.6.8, 7.3.1 and 7.5.1

Comments: This site, developed by the History Department at North Park University, approaches the topic from a scholarly rather than a religious perspective.

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 462

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