The Eastern Mediterranean
For this Eastern Mediterranean worksheet, students make generalizations about various religious places, the history of unrest, and modernizing economies. Students also describe the variety of cultures in Lebanon and Israel.
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New Review Navigation in the Ancient Mediterranean and Beyond
Ancient texts, like Homer's Odyssey, mentions navigating ships by observing constellations. Pupils learn about the link between history and astronomy as they relate to navigation in the Bronze Age. Scholars complete two hands-on...
9th - 11th Science 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...
9th Social Studies & History
Exchange of Goods and Ideas in the Ancient Mediterranean
Ninth graders begin the instructional activity by discussing and locating the trade routes in the Mediterranean. Using pieces of pottery and coins, they discuss how it shows the culture of an area and create a chart showing the value of...
9th Social Studies & History
NATO: After the Cold War
Why was the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) formed, and what is its mission? Learners discuss NATO's participation in various events throughout the Cold War, as well as work in groups to analyze whether those responses were...
9th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
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...
5th - 9th Social Studies & History
The Influence of The Byzantine Empire on Russia and Eastern Europe
Students examine the influence on Russian and Eastern European language, religion, art, and architecture by the Byzantine Empire. They define key vocabulary terms, listen to a lecture and participate in a class discussion, and label a map.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Geography & Peoples of Europe
Extremely throrough and informative, this presentation details many aspects of European geography and demographics, including natural resources, climate, topography, and population distribution. This slideshow would be an excellent...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Renaissance: Was it a Thing?
Why is the master and creator of this history-based video series claiming the Renaissance didn't even happen? Listen as he offers evidence for this interesting take on the period. The video discusses the significance of trade and wealth...
11 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
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...
10th - 11th Social Studies & History