Please Choose An Ancient History Area
A Tale of Three Cities - A comparative look at Alexandria, Egypt in the year 1 A.D., and Cordoba, Spain, in 1000 A.D., and New York City in 2000 A.D. They are compared in such aspects as religion, music, communications, people, animals and more.
Guardian's Egypt - Another fantastic array of resources for those studying Egypt.
Your Name in Hieroglyphs (Egypt's Tourism Net)
At the Tomb of Tutankhamen @ nationalgeographic.com
Ancient Egypt- a 6th grade curriculum
Was It Murder? Web.Quest.King.Tutankhamun
Ancient Egypt - Thinkquest
Ancient Egypt WebQuest: Searching For Treasure on the Web
At the Tomb of Tutankhamen [National Geographic]
Create an Egyptian Exhibit Online Gr 3-6
Egypt: An Odyssey
Gander Academy: Egypt Archaeology
NOVA Online/Pyramids - The Inside Story
Online Hieroglyphic Translator
Greek Civilisation Topics - War, Environment, Sport and Daily Life, Politics, Science, Philosophy, Religion and the arts in ancient Greece.
Oakengates 'After the Norman invasion of 1066, the Anglo-Saxon countryside was divided up and passed out to important Norman Noblemen'. A British town with a great section on its early Middle Ages History. Unique pictures, photographs and Maps. Local historical information accompanies each image.
Oakengates 'Due to geological serendipity, this area provided an abundance of the raw materials....Thick forests provided wood then charcoal to smelt the iron ore that lay only feet beneath the ground surface...'. A British town with a great section on its early history starting with the Roman Invasion. Unique pictures, photographs and Maps. Local historical information accompanies each image.
Please Choose A Modern History Area
Modern World History - A site for students and teachers of modern history. Includes articles, timelines, quizzes and a separate section for teachers, giving tips on how to use the site for your classes.
Learning Curve UK - Produced by the UK National Archives, Learning Curve is an amazing resource for studying history using original documents, photos, maps and films.
The History Place - American and European History
Please Choose A WW11 History Area
Anne Frank Online Born on June 12, 1929, Anne Frank was a German-Jewish teenager who was forced to go into hiding during the Holocaust. She and her family, along with four others, spent 25 months during World War II in an annex of rooms above her father’s office in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. After being betrayed to the Nazis, Anne, her family, and the others living with them were arrested and deported to Nazi concentration camps. Nine months after she was arrested, Anne Frank died of typhus in March of 1945 at Bergen-Belsen. She was fifteen years old.
Cybrary of the Holocaust An exploration into genocide by a group of sixth grade students.
The Holocaust Album: Historical and Contemporary Photographs 'Projects sometimes begin in unexpected ways. In April of 1995 I attended the opening of an exhibit of Holocaust photographs at the Ramat-Gan Museum in the suburbs of Tel-Aviv. I came with a friend, Eric Saul, who had brought the photographs to Israel. The Holocaust Album is my attempt to earn the little engraved medal I received from the Association of Dachau Survivors on that April day in Israel.'
The Holocaust History Project Treblinka was a primitive but efficient production line of death. Understand? Primitive, yes. But it worked well, that production line of death. SS Unterscharführer Franz Suchomel, 1985 The Holocaust History Project is a free archive of documents, photographs, recordings, and essays regarding the Holocaust, including direct refutation of Holocaust-denial.
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives’ online catalogue provides a means for searching and retrieving information for collections in its current holdings. The system allows the user to search the catalogue by keyword, personal name, Library of Congress Subject Heading, and geographic place name. Help information is provided for search strategies and printing of catalogue information.
Dad's China-Burma-India Page A page dedicated to Charles E. Hacking, and those who worked and fought in the forgotten campaign, the CBI Theatre.
Dad Rarey's Sketchbook Journals 'In 1942 my father, George Rarey, a young cartoonist and commercial artist, was drafted into the Army Air Corps. He flew a P-47 before he drove a car. During his service he kept a cartoon journal of the daily life of the fighter pilots. A few weeks after D-Day he was killed in combat over France. His journals are a part of his legacy to me -- one that I want to share with others through this Web page.'
Dad's War Subtitled 'Finding and Telling Your Father's World War II Story,' Johnson's site also includes links to dozens of World War II stories told first hand, and by sons and daughters.
Fly Girls 'During WWII, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military. Women Air Force Service Pilots (WASPS) test-piloted aircraft, ferried planes and logged 60 million miles in the air.' This PBS site tells their story.
The Tuskagee Airmen: A Tribute To My Father 'During World War II, black fighter pilots fought the Germans abroad and racism in the ranks. May we never forget ... and may future generations understand the way it was...'
Please Choose An Australian History Area
The site has details on over 1200 Australian Bushrangers in alphabetic order.
Profiles of a range of Australian bushrangers - including women. General background information on bushrangers, including history, photos, bibliographic details. Bushranger poetry & songs.
The Food Timeline Ever wonder what the Vikings ate when they set off to explore the new world? How Dolly Madison made her ice cream? What the pioneers cooked along the Oregon Trail? Who invented the potato chip...and why? This site has on teacher and parent resources. There is also a sister site called Food In History Bon appetit!
History/Social Studies Web Site for K-12 Teachers - The major purpose of this home page is to encourage the use of the World Wide Web as a tool for learning and teaching and to provide some help for K-12 classroom teachers in locating and using the resources of the Internet in the classroom.
Hyper History Online - Hyperhistory online is based on the synchronoptic concept and can be regarded as a companion to the World History Chart of Andreas Nothiger. (An enlarged version of the chart is presently displayed in many Luxury Hotels around the world). The Chart can be obtained from here.
QHTA - Queensland History Teachers' Association seeks to: ' Foster an interest in History and the teaching of History ' -' Provide a forum for discussion and for the exchange of information relative to the teaching of History ' - ' Publish from time to time material related to History and the teaching of History' - ' Sponsor and support all such activities as may assist History teachers and the teaching of History'.
Greg Egan's Searching for China A WebQuest about China. It may be useful for you to use itself, and also serves as a good example of the kind of directed activities that you can do on the Internet. Many such activities are available for your use, having been designed by other teachers. Once you're comfortable with the net, you can start to create them yourself.
Greg Egan's The Treasures of China An internet Treasure Hunt in which students find out a lot of background information about China. You may like to use this one, particularly after the Subject Sampler and before the WebQuest. You may like to make your own, at the Filamentality site.
'The Golden Age of Chinese Archaeology' is a landmark exhibition on view at the Gallery through January 2, 2000. It illustrates the achievements of Chinese culture through the presentation of masterpieces dating from the Neolithic Period through Five Dynasties (5000 B.C. to A.D. 924). Many of these masterpieces were discovered in the last twenty years.
Please Choose A Geography Area
Flags of the World - The flags of the world, accessible by country (alphabetical) or by clickable maps.
Geography World - An excellent array of links to resources about climate, culture, population of countries around the world.
GTAQ - Geography Teachers' Association of Queensland Inc.
The Royal Geographic Society of Queensland - Promoting Geography throughout the community.
2 Unit HSC Geography - An array of resources designed to assist NSW students studying 2 Unit Geography for their HSC. Constructed by the Human and Physical Geography disciplines at Macquarie University, Sydney.
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