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Treasures of Chinese Art

http://www.bergerfoundation.ch/wat4/museum1?museum=Jinan&genre=Falais&babel=en&cd=9060-3072-1003&country=Chine&col=pays

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site has 20 slides of famous Chinese art treasures from early to modern times. Standard 6.6.0 and 7.3.0

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3200

Walk Through Time: Earliest Clocks

http://physics.nist.gov/GenInt/Time/early.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Learn about water clocks in ancient China and see Su Sung's elaborate water clock tower. Standard 6.6.0

Comments: An good resource on ancient time keeping.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3396

Essentials of Confucianism

http://regentsprep.org/Regents/global/themes/beliefsystems/confucianism.cfm

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: This site by the New York State High School Regents Exam Prep Center briefly outlines the basic beliefs of Confucianism. Standard 6.6.3

Comments: There are links to locations with more information about Confucianism

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1115

Index of Images for Asian Art

http://www.wsu.edu:8080/%7Edee/ANCCHINA/SHANG.HTM

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: Unlike the early accounts of history by the Chinese, there is archaeological evidence of the Shang, who built their cities in northern China around the eastern parts of the Yellow River. For this reason they are called the Yellow River civilization. This Richard Hooker World Civilizations site provides brief background information about the Shang and their achievements. Standard 6.6.1

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1711

Legalist Policies of the Qin

http://acc6.its.brooklyn.cuny.edu/~phalsall/texts/ssuma2.html

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: In this excerpt the Grand Historian quotes a memorial that the First Emperor, Qin Shi Huangdi (ruled 221-210 BCE), built to proclaim his accomplishments. The second selection tells of an edict of 213 BCE that banned virtually all non-Legalist literature. Standard 6.6.5

Comments: This primary source may need background information.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1946

Pre-Contact America Map

http://ancienthistory.about.com/gi/dynamic/offsite.htm?zi=1/XJ&sdn=ancienthistory&zu=http://www.kstrom.net/isk/maps/cultmap.html

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: Here is a single map of pre-contact North America showing the location of major Native American Culture regions. Some regions on the map link to more information about the Native American cultures in that area written by scholars. Standard 5.5.1

Resource Type: Maps.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3654

Scenery in China

http://scenery.cnd.org/Scenery/

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: View the Great Wall, Forbidden City, the Terra Cotta Army of Emperor Qin and other beautiful scenes of modern China with links to more. Standards 6.6.5 and 6.6.6

Comments: Great visual resource for student reports about China then and now.

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2708

Silk Road

http://library.thinkquest.org/13406/sr/

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: The Silk Road is the most well-known trading route of ancient Chinese civilization. Trade in silk grew under the Han Dynasty ( 202 BC - AD 220) in the first and second centuries AD. Standards 6.6.7 and 7.3.4

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 2771

Taoism and the Philosophy of Tai Chi Chuan

http://www.chebucto.ns.ca/Philosophy/Taichi/taoism.html

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: This site explains Taoism and how it relates to Chinese culture. Standard 6.6.3 and 7.7.3

Comments: The reading level is a little high, but the site is organized so that students can easily understand the relationships between different aspects of Chinese culture.

Resource Type: Compilation of Links.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2909

The Chinese Zodiac

http://www.c-c-c.org/chineseculture/zodiac/zodiac.html

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: The Chinese Zodiac is based on twelve different animals and a twelve year cycle. Find out how the ancient (and modern) Chinese might use the Zodiac as another way of saying how old you are. Standard 6.6.0

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2978

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