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Junior archaeologists examine types of artifacts from the Bronze Age on the internet. In collaborative groups, they create a story about a ship from this period and then construct a model of the ocean floor after their ship has sunk. This can be used in an interdisplinary unit on world history or in an oceanography unit.
5th - 6th English Language Arts
Development of Agriculture and Writing
Starting out with a brief explanation of eras, periods, and ages, this lecture presents general information on the Stone Age and the Bronze Age. Using images and a timeline, the narrator covers the Paleolithic, Mesolithic, and Neolithic eras, stressing the importance of the development of agriculture.
13 mins 6th - 10th Social Studies & History
Mediterranean Trade in the Late Bronze Age
Seventh graders analyze the amount and conditions of trade in the late Bronze Age. In groups, they research where a variety of items and goods originated. They participate in Mediterranean trade days in which they try to acquire as much as possible.
7th Social Studies & History
Tools, Technologies and Inventions through the years
5th graders will gain an understanding of how, what, and why people invent tools. This PowerPoint provides a complete description of what tools are, types of tools, why we make tools and what impact they have had on society. There are many examples of types of tools, discussion questions, an overview of tools throughout time, a well-organized essay assignment, and web links.
5th Social Studies & History
Unveil the mysteries of ancient China in this presentation, which includes photographs of historic relics from the Neolithic and Bronze Ages. Slides detail the Hsia, Shang, and Zhou Dynasties; especially helpful is the final slide, which takes viewers through the Dynastic Circle.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History
What could be so interesting about archaic Greece? What isn't! Kids will get a chance to see some of the amazing artifacts unearthed by explorers of old. As the slides progress, so does the ancient timeline. From the Early Bronze Age and Minoans, to the Mycenaeans and the Trojan War.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Using Evidence from a Shipwreck to Explore Late Bronze Age Trade in the Mediterranean
Students examine a shipwreck from the late Bronze Age. As a class, they view a variety of slides to describe the cargo and examine the artifacts found on the wreckage. They discuss what each object tells them about the crew and the time period.
5th - 9th Social Studies & History
Chapter 3 The Mediterranean and the Middle East 2000-500 BCE
A ton of interesting information awaits you. Dive into this presentation and pull out major points that show the history, politics, and culture of the Mediterranean and Middle East from 2000-500 BCE. There are 78 information-packed slides ready to complement to your next ancient history lesson.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History
Recreating Chinese Bronze Vessels
Students are shown how to make Chinese Bronze Vessels using coil or slab-built clay ceramic techniques. They are given an overview of the history of Chinese Bronze Vessels and given examples. Students are shown photographs, and they take a trip to the local art museum to see actual examples of the vessels.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
New Review The Kingdom of Benin
Discover the society of Benin through analysis of several artifacts and rich primary source materials. Here you'll find worksheets on topics as the work of Benin craftsmen, the influence of the all-powerful Oba, explanations for the great wealth and power of the kingdom, and the structure of the city itself.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Numbers and Words: 1-10
Use the 2014 Sochi Olympic Games to guide your teaching of numbers to young learners. After counting to 10 as a whole class, discuss different ways numbers are used in the Olympics. Then, break the class into 10 groups, asking each one to draw a picture showing a different number of objects between one and 10.
K - 2nd Math CCSS: Adaptable
The Uluburun Shipwreck Project: Interconnections through Trade in the Late Bronze Age Mediterranean World
Ninth graders examine causes and effects of the Uluburun shipwreck. In groups, they develop their own ways to categorize the artifacts found on the ship and decide on the research questions they are going to focus on. They use the information they collect to organize it in a database and share their results with the class.
9th Social Studies & History
The Uluburun Late Bronze Age Shipwreck
Young scholars use the Internet to research Minoan and Mycenaean trade. In groups, they develop a chart showing the goods that were exported and imported. Using primary source documents, they examine the materials found in the wreckage of the Uluburun and identify what is known for sure.
6th - 7th Social Studies & History
Gold, Silver, and Bronze Certificates
Celebrate achievement in your class using these attractive award templates. The certificates can be used to award gold, silver, and bronze achievement, and the templates are flexible for you to include what types of accomplishments you are particularly recognizing.
K - 5th Physical Education
New Review The Symbolism of Allegorical Art
Introduce learners to allegorical art with four bronze sculptures by Francesco Bertos. After modeling how to recognize bias and allegory in Bertos' Africa, class groups examine the other three sculptures in the series before creating their own allegorical work.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Mycenaean Trade in the Mediterranean
Students role play as scientists working for the Institute of Nautical Archaeology, Bodrum, Turkey. They locate Bodrum on a map and study the Mycenaean trade around the Mediterranean Sea. They discover what goods were traded during the Bronze Age.
10th - 11th Social Studies & History
Western Civilizations, Chapter 2: Gods and Empires in the Ancient Near East
Ancient Hebrew history comes to life through this online western civilizations tool, which follows history in detail from ancient origins to modern-day. Chapter two covers ancient eastern cultures, including beginnings of Hebrew monotheism and various empires.
11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
Final Regents Review: Greece
Take your students on a free trip to Athens this year with this presentation, which tours the geography, history, and modern changes in the country of Greece. Clear, easy-to-understand maps and pictures help students to appreciate this remarkable country and its effect on their culture today.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History