The Great Lighthouse at Alexandria
Young scholars read and research about Alexandria's Great Lighthouse. In this Greek architecture lesson, students create a timeline of events in Alexandria, and design a lighthouse. Young scholars research lighthouses online and write a report.
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Learn from the Past, Create the Future: Inventions and Patents
3D printers, selfie sticks, smart watches. GPS, self-driving cars, YouTube. Imagine life without inventions. Believe it or not, these items were all invented in the last 10 years. Inventions, and the inventors responsible for them, are...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Wondering About the New Seven (Man-Made) Wonders of the World
Who determines the Seven Wonders of the World, and what criteria is used to evaluate these locations? Discover the efforts to promote cultural diversity and preserve man-made monuments during the world's first-ever global vote in 2007 to...
6th - 10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
The Seven Wonders of the World
Learn about research. Young researchers will gather information from the internet and other resources to create a class book on The Seven Wonders of the World. They work in teams to research one of the wonders and create a chapter for...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History
Greece - Age of Alexander the Great, Part 4/5
After the death of Alexander, Ptolemy I assumes control of Egypt. Combining Greek culture and Greek and Egyptian know-how, PtolemyÕs engineers design and build the first known lighthouse. Computer generated reconstructions present...
8 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History