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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

Mongolian Exhibition

http://www.asianart.com/mongolia/index.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This is a tour of the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco focusing on the art of Mongolia and China during the era of Chinggis Khan. Included are pictures, descriptions of artifacts, audio and background information. Standard 7.3.4

Comments: This is really how the museum curators spell Ghengis Khan!

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2194

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

Oldest Printed Book - Diamond Sutra

http://www.bl.uk/onlinegallery/ttp/ttpbooks.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: View an image of the Diamond Sutra scroll, printed in China in 868. Sutra means sermon. This scroll has sermons from the Buddha in Chinese writing. Viewers can scroll through the book and hear a narrator describe what is written about in each section. Standards 6.5.5, 7.3.1 and 7.3.5

Comments: From the main Turning the Pages page, select Oldest Printed Book.

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 3681

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 Chinese Technology

http://library.thinkquest.org/23062/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Chinese Science and Culture was a sketch of a global history of science and technology which emphasized China as the origin of many of the prerequisite technologies of modernity-- printing, the compass, gunpowder, cast iron, and so on-- and discussed the historical and intellectual contexts of Chinese empirical and theoretical knowledge of the physical world. It was basically an effort to dismantle the assumption that there is something essentially "Western" about science and technology. Standard 7.3.5

Comments: This is student created project done for ThinkQuest. It is well researched but there are a few spelling and grammar errors.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 225

Art of Imperial China

http://www.asianart.com/splendors/index.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This is a virtual exhibit of some of the objects from the Splendors of Imperial China exhibit that was held in San Francisco. These treasures from the National Palace Museum in Taipei spans over 4.000 years of Chinese history and features the personal collections of China's emperors. Included in the exhibition are paintings, jades, bronzes, ceramics, textiles and lacquerware which were passed among China's imperial rulers from century to century. Standard 6.6.0 and 7.3.0 (general)

Comments: One may study the influence of Chinese philosophies such as Taoism through examining art.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 309

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