Description:If you're interested in learning more about the history of the pharoahs of ancient Egypt, you'll want to spend time at Absolutely Etyptology. Organized by dynasty in chronological order, you can quickly find a particular pharoah or dynasty. The text is accompanied by a wealth of photos and drawings. You can access a brief biography of each pharoah from a menu on the left. Each biography page includes images pertinent to that phaoroah and the hieroglyphic representation of his name. A separate section dedicated to the religion of ancient Egypt includes information and images about 78 different Egyptian deities.
|Ancient Egypt - Guardian?s Egypt
Description:Take the Cyber Journey to Ancient Egypt and tour various locales in Egypt. Lots of excellent photos of these sites are included in these tours.
|BBC: Modern World History
Description:If you have trouble finding good material covering modern world history this site will interest you. It covers the period of history from the Treaty of Versailles to the end of World War II. The site uses Shockwave technology to create a multimedia history text. There are quizzes, a timeline and a teacher's section.
Description:This site memorializes the victims of Mao Zedong's Cultural Revolution. The site includes a list of the victims, a chronology of events and two papers describing in detail persecutions. "Student Attacks Against Teachers: The Revolution of 1966 " "The Second Wave of Violent Persecution of Teachers: the Revolution of 1968"
Description:Information about voyages of discovery and exploration. The site includes an alphabetical list of explorers, a collection of links to pictures, drawings and photographs of explorers and their voyages, Exploring is Risky Business - a list of explorers who died during their voyages, special link pages for the Vikings and Columbus, a list of primary and semi-primary sources, biographies of various explorers.
|Educational website and service that helps parents/teachers and kids work together to keep up with global current events
Description:Aim of site is to have kids establish a routine of keeping up with current events by taking 5-10 minutes a day to read an article and answer 3 follow-up questions. The articles are written by a Canadian elementary school teacher and are age and stage appropriate for 11+ years, but all ages could use the service with some guidance from teacher/parent.
How it works…
1. Students log-in, read the daily article posted on the site and submit answers to the follow-up questions.
2. Teachers/parents can then read the student’s answers and then submit feedback.
|Gardens of the Mughal Empire
Description:Follow in the footsteps of the Mughal Emperors of the Indian subcontinent who ruled between 1526 and 1858 in an area that is today divided among Pakistan, Afghanistan, Kashmir, and northern India. There are 11 gardens and sites for you to discover in this first phase of the journey, which centers on Lahore in modern Pakistan. The route you will travel is based on an itinerary these emperors would likely have taken as they moved around and through the revered “City of Gardens.” In the Shalamar section you can walk through and interact with the garden.
|Hanover History Department
Description:The Italian Renaissance updated July 15, 2000
The Protestant Reformation
The Catholic Reformation
The Witch Hunts
|History Internet Resource
|Index for Resources for History
Description:A huge list of links alphabetically sorted by subject and name. Over 1700 links here.
|Kidipede - History for Kids
Description:History resource for ages 10-15. Lots of information about North America, Europe, Asia and Africa in all different time periods, with pictures, lesson plans and teacher/homeschooler guides. Easy reading for younger kids. Written by university professors.
Description:Georgetown University medieval studies site. It has a wide array of resources.
|We Didn’t Start the Fire
Description: What do Harry Truman, Doris Day, Red China, and Johnnie Ray have in common? There all in the first line of the Billy Joel song, We Didn’t Start the Fire. The song is essentially a list of historic events or figures in twentieth century history. This page has the text of the song hyperlinked to other pages that will give further information. You can also listen to the song with images for each person or item listed in the song.
Description:This site is produced by the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. Categories at the site include Myth by Image, Myth by Culture and Mythological Comparisons. Downloadable resources for MACs include World Mythology Art Stories in aiff sound files and World Mythology Art Quick Slide Set and Player.