Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Ancient History

Mesopotamia

Ancient History Encyclopedia
British Museum
Internet Ancient History Sourcebook: Mesopotamia
Ancient Mesopotamia U of Chicago  
Metropolitan Museum of Art Timeline
Mesopotamia | Kids Discover
Chronology of Mesopotamia
Mesopotamia | American Museum of Natural History
The Cuneiform Writing System in Ancient Mesopotamia: Emergence and Evolution
Mesopotamia | BBC
Mesopotamia Marshes | NASA
Early Mesopotamia | Penn Museum
Lessons in Sustainability and Solidarity From Ancient Mesopotamia | National Geographic
Mesopotamia | Poem by Rudyard Kipling
Sumerian Mathematics | Story of Mathematics
Royal Tombs of Ur |
Royal Games of Ur | BBC
Cuneiform | Ancient History Encyclopedia
Cuneiform | Khan Academy
Writing - Mesopotamia
About Cuneiform Writing | Penn Museum
What the Heck is Cuneiform, Anyway? | Smithsonian Magazine
Cuneiform Alphabet

Videos and Podcasts
Ancient Mesopotamia | Khan Academy 
Learn about the Sumerians | Brain Pop
Sumerians and Mesopotamia | Khan Academy
Ancient Mesopotamia |  Watch Know Learn
Ancient Mesopotamia | The Podcast History of Our World
Listen to the Oldest Song in the World: A Sumerian Hymn Written 3,400 Years Ago | Open Culture
Written Word | The Birth of Writing 

Books
Ancient Egyptians and Their Neighbors: An Activity Guide (includes Mesopotamia)
DK Eyewitness Books: Mesopotamia
You Wouldn't Want to Be a Sumerian Slave!: A Life of Hard Labor You'd Rather Avoid by Jacqueline Morley, David Antram
Mesopotamia (True Books: Ancient Civilizations) by Sunita Apte
Gilgamesh the King (The Gilgamesh Trilogy) by Ludmila Zeman

Egypt

Videos
Egypt's Golden Empire | PBS
Explore Ancient Egypt | NOVA PBS

on Netflix:
Ultimate Tut | Secrets of the Dead
Egypt | BBC

on Amazon Prime:
Time Scanners | PBS
Empires | PBS

on Hulu
Kids Animated History with Pipo
Horrible Histories live action and animated versions

Websites
Egyptians | BBC
Mummy Maker | BBC Kids game
Pyramid Challenge | BBC Kids game
Internet Ancient History Sourcebook: Egypt

Books and other resources
Fun with Hieroglyphs | Metropolitan Museum of Art: rubber stamps of hieroglyphs
You Wouldn't Want to Be a Pyramid Builder!: A Hazardous Job You'd Rather Not Have by Jacqueline Morley
Ancient Egyptians and Their Neighbors: An Activity Guide
You Wouldn't Want to Be an Egyptian Mummy!: Digusting Things You'd Rather Not Know by David Stewart 
Magic Tree House #3: Mummies in the Morning by Mary Pope Osborne
Great Ancient Egypt Projects: You Can Build Yourself (Build It Yourself) by Carmella Van Vleet




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Roman Empire

India

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