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Showing Grade 7, Unit 7b, The Aztecs and the Incas
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Aztec Calendar

http://www.azteccalendar.com/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This great Aztec site that allows you to convert your calendar as well as download an Aztec calendar program for your desktop. Standards 7.7.2 and 7.7.5

Comments: This site can be quite slow to load.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 346

Calendars Through the Ages

http://www.webexhibits.com/calendars/index.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Explore the fascinating history of the human endeavor to organize our lives in accordance with the sun and stars. Here are wonderful things to share with students about the way people mark time. The reading is too advanced for young students but the ideas will interest them. Standard K.5, 7.7.5

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 489

Conquistadors

http://www.pbs.org/opb/conquistadors/about/about.htm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This PBS On-Line Learning Adventure parallels the documentary "Conquistadors," broadcast in the Spring of 2001. It is a virtual field trip for students with an array of interactive activities and information to learn more about the arrival of the Spanish Conquistadors in the New World and the historical legacy of their contact with Native Americans. Standard 5.3.1, 5.3.2 and 7.7.3

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 795

Historic Text Archive: Mexico

http://historicaltextarchive.com/sections.php?op=listarticles&secid=21

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This set of primary resources on Mexico is divided into five sections for easier use.Section 1 has documents related to pre-Columbian Mexico. Section 2 has documents for the conquest and colonial period. Section 3 has nineteenth century resources. Section 4, on the twentieth century, is broken into units: the 1910-1917 revolution, the post-revolutionary period, the Salinas years, and modern times. Standard 7.7.0 , 10.10.0 , and 12.9.6 civics

Comments: View American foreign policy from the perspective of the other country at this rich site.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1559

Ice Mummies of the Inca

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

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: In September 1996, high-altitude archaeologist Johan Reinhard led an expedition to the summit of Sara Sara in Peru in search of frozen sacrificial mummies. Reinhard's expedition was filmed by the BBC as part of the three-part series "Ice Mummies" and documented on this Web site as a NOVA/PBS Online Adventure. Here you'll find daily accounts and images from the expedition, e-mail questions and the responses from the team, and much more. Standards 7.7.1, 7.7.2 and 7.7.4

Comments: See the companion site "Ice Treasures of the Inca" from the Natonal Geographic also on SCORE.

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1665

Ice Treasures of the Inca

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/features/96/mummy/splash/splash.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This National Geographic site has maps, text and photos from an expedition of Johan Reinhard to the Andes to explore archaeological remains of the ancient people. Standards 7.7.1, 7.7.2 and 7.7.4

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1666

People of Mexico: Timeline Overview

http://www.mexconnect.com/mex_/history.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This timeline chart lines up, side by side, events in Mexico, Europe, and U.S. and the World so students can see what else was happening during various stages of Latin American civilization. Mexican events are hyperlinked. The chart is strongest for study of the early centuries. Standards 7.7.1, 7.7.2, 7.7.3, and 11.9.3

Comments: This is a good graphic for putting Mexico's history in the context of what was happening around the world.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2425

Spanish Exploration and Conquest of Native America

http://www.floridahistory.com/inset11.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Here is the conquest of America from a Native American perspective. Cabeza de Vaca's eight years in North America, starting in 1528, set the stage for Hernando de Soto to lead an army of settlers from Havana, Spain's "Ellis Island," into America in the 1540's. This is an extensive site with maps and primary source materials. It was written by Donald E. Sheppard and has received numerous awards including the American anthropology and History Award. Standards 5.2.2, 5.3.1, 5.3.4, 7.7.3, and 7.11.2

Comments: The graphics are plentiful but the clarity could be better.

Resource Type: True.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2817

The Inca Trail and Machu Picchu

http://www.ex.ac.uk/~RDavies/inca/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Take this four-day virtual field trip to Machu Picchu, Peru, ancient refuge of the Incas high in the Andes Mountains. Walk through fabulous sites learning history and culture without getting out of breath or blisters on your feet. Standards 7.7.1, 7.7.2 and 7.7.4

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3037

The Sport of Life and Death: The Mesoamerican Ball Game

http://www.ballgame.org/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This website is a fascintting look at the ball courts in ancient Mesoamerican societies. The material is interactive, authentic, and creatively presented but the graphic intensity of the site requires a fairly high level of connectivity and bandwidth to access. Standard 7.7.5

Comments: This site requires a Flash 5 plug-in.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3088

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