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Seven Man-Made Engineering Wonders of the Ancient World
6th - 12th
New ReviewImagine precisely cutting and then moving a 120 ton boulder more than two miles without mechanical cutting tolls, skid loaders, or hydraulic cranes. Imagine carving a stone figure that includes a drainage system that permits rainwater to...
The End of Civilization (In the Bronze Age): Crash Course World History
13 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewThe Middle East during the Bronze Age was made up of many different civilizations, but based on economic, trade, and familial connections, one could consider the region as its own civilization. Learn more about the Middle East during the...
War and Human Nature: Crash Course World History 204
11 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewIs aggression part of human nature? What about warfare? Crash Course World History takes high schoolers through the anthropological perspective of war, as well as the philosophical and biological points of view, and explores whether or...
Disease! Crash Course World History 203
12 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewInternational exploration and trade have largely carved out the world we know now. However, these historical movements often contributed to widespread pandemics of diseases, including the Bubonic Plague and other regional illnesses that...
Rethinking Civilization - Crash Course World History 201
14 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewDoes a civilization need a state to be considered a civilization? High schoolers learn about the nomads, barbarians, and hill people of ancient history and the qualities of their existence that may have been considered a civilization...
Eclipse Classroom Activities: Cultural Significance Project
1st - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewWhat better way to celebrate eclipses than across cultures? Explore myths of solar and lunar eclipses from ancient cultures like the Chinese, Ancient Greek, Mesoamerican, Incan, Egyptian, Ancient Babylonian, and Middle Eastern. Learners...
What Can You Learn From Ancient Skeletons?
4 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Skeletons may not be able to speak, but they can still tell us a lot. High schoolers watch a short video about the ways biological anthropologists can use a skeleton's bone structure to determine age, gender, place of birth, and social...
Post-Classical: Regional and Transregional Interactions
9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
International trade from 600 AD to 1450 AD resulted in the flourishing of post-classical civilizations, the expansion of Islam across many regions, and the transmission of rare materials and innovative ideas — not to mention the spread...
Foundation of Civilization: Technological and Environmental Transformations
9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
What are the attributes of a civilization? A unit from Crash Course World History connects the main ideas from four of its videos to define a civilization and to track the transition from the Paleolithic Era to the Neolithic Revolution.
The Egyptian Book of the Dead: A Guidebook for the Underworld
5 mins 6th - 10th
There's much more to ancient Egyptian burial practices than mummies and crypts. Viewers explore some of the beliefs that motivated the elaborate rites practiced long ago with a video that includes a description of the creation of and the...
6th - 8th
Bring to life a study of ancient Egypt with this series of engaging educational resources. Providing information about the culture and history of ancient Egypt, these videos, activities, and lesson plans will make a great addition to an investigation of this fascinating civilization.
Ancient Civilizations: Crash Course History
6th - 12th
Never before have ancient civilizations been so clearly described in such succinct video segments...and here are six of them for your World History students! Persians, Greeks, Buddhists, Romans, and more! Watch as John Green delves into ancient complexities and controversies across the globe.
The Incredible History of China's Terracotta Warriors
5 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What does the discovery of 8,000 life-sized clay soldiers and the tomb of Emperor Qin Shi Huang reveal about ancient Chinese culture? A great deal! Take a look at this fascinating archaeological find and explore ancient Chinese social...