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6th Grade Links:Edit

1. Rome:

http://knowtheromans.co.uk/

http://carlos.emory.edu/ODYSSEY/ROME/homepg.html
http://www.historyforkids.org/learn/romans/index.htm
http://tinyurl.com/hqwk/Donnclass/Romelife.html
http://tinyurl.com/hqwk/TeacherNet/AncientRome.html
http://eawc.evansville.edu/ropage.htm
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/romans/
http://www.kidskonnect.com/AncientRome/AncientRomeHome.html
http://www.kent.k12.wa.us/staff/DarleneBishop/rome/Rome.html
http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/subjects/ancientrome.htm
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/lostempires/roman/watering.html


2. Egypt:
http://www.ancientegypt.co.uk/menu.html
http://www.ancient-egypt.org/
http://www.si.umich.edu/chico/mummy/
http://www.mnsu.edu/emuseum/prehistory/egypt/
http://www.carnegiemnh.org/exhibits/egypt/
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ancient/egyptians/
http://www.historyforkids.org/learn/egypt/index.htm
http://www.bergen.org/AAST/Projects/Egypt/
http://carlos.emory.edu/ODYSSEY/EGYPT/homepg.html

3. Greece:
http://www.ancientgreece.com/
http://www.historyforkids.org/learn/greeks/
http://web.archive.org/19981205023325/members.aol.com/Donnclass/Greeklife.html
http://www.museum.upenn.edu/greek_world/Index.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ancientgreece/main_menu.shtml
http://eawc.evansville.edu/grpage.htm
http://www.mnsu.edu/emuseum/prehistory/aegean/
http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/ancient/asbook07.html
http://carlos.emory.edu/ODYSSEY/GREECE/homepg.html
http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/Homework/Greece.html


4. China:
http://www.crystalinks.com/china.html
http://www.ancientchina.co.uk/menu.html
http://web.archive.org/20000815090630/members.aol.com/Donnclass/Chinalife.html
http://www.wsu.edu:8080/~dee/ANCCHINA/ANCCHINA.HTM
http://www.historylink101.com/china_history.htm
http://www.kidskonnect.com/AncientChina/AncientChinaHome.html
http://www.historyforkids.org/learn/china/index.htm
http://eawc.evansville.edu/chpage.htm
http://library.thinkquest.org/23062/
http://www-chaos.umd.edu/history/ancient1.html
http://web.archive.org/20040414053038/members.aol.com/bkdonnclass/Chinalife.html
http://www.mnsu.edu/emuseum/prehistory/china/
http://www.mnsu.edu/emuseum/prehistory/china/timeline.html
http://www.travelchinaguide.com/intro/history/index.htm
http://cybersleuth-kids.com/sleuth/History/Ancient_Civilizations/China/
http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/subjects/ancientchina.htm
http://www.franklininstitute.org/tfi/info/current/china.html

5. Religion:
http://www.academicinfo.net/religindex.html
http://www.jewfaq.org/
http://judaism.about.com/od/abcsofjudaism/
http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/judaism/
http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/
http://www.akhlah.com/
http://geneva.rutgers.edu/src/christianity/
http://web.archive.org/web/20030424081106/http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/christianity/intro.shtml
http://www.mnsu.edu/emuseum/cultural/religion/christianity/beliefs.html
http://www.mnsu.edu/emuseum/cultural/religion/judaism/beliefs.htmlhttp://
http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/people/features/world_religions/index.shtml
http://www.uri.org/kids/world_chri_basi.htm
http://www.lcsc.edu/mlevine/Judaism/beliefs.html
http://www.mnsu.edu/emuseum/cultural/religion/hinduism/beliefs.html
http://www.asia.si.edu/pujaonline/puja/basic_beliefs.html
http://www.religionfacts.com/hinduism/beliefs.htm
http://www.mnsu.edu/emuseum/cultural/religion/
http://www.encyclopedia.com/html/section/Buddhism_BasicBeliefsandPractices.asp

6. Geography:
http://geography.about.com/
http://www.googleearth.com/
http://www.geographic.org/
http://geography.about.com/library/maps/blindex.htm
http://www.eduplace.com/geonet/

7. Economy:
http://www.teachtci.com/essays/cwc/topic03.asp

8. Government:
http://www.mcps.k12.md.us/curriculum/socialstd/NSL/PPT2/index.htm
http://news.bbc.co.uk/cbbcnews/hi/find_out/guides/world/united_nations/types_of_government/newsid_2151000/2151570.stm


6th Grade Webquests:Edit

For each of the webquests we will provide a title, link, and description.


1. Chocolate a Webquest:
http://www.btcs.org/tutorials/WebQuests/chocolate/
Shows students economic basics of how products start from raw resources to become a product. Also involves data charts and budgeting money.

2. Ancient and Modern Olympics:
http://www.gkonstantinou.com/WebQuest/index.html
For Greece unit – comparing Olympics.

3. Building Monuments in Ancient Egypt:
http://oncampus.richmond.edu/academics/education/projects/webquests/egypt/
Students most evaluate how to build a pyramid in Ancient Egypt, including the materials, how they will physically build it as well as the design. 4. China Magazine Project:
http://www.socsdteachers.org/jtanenbaum/social_studies_6/
Covers Ancient Chinese dynasties – students research to create a magazine.

5. Create Your Own Sumerian City State:
http://www.teachtheteachers.org/projects/CHamman/index.htm
Allows students to see the process for why humans decided to settle and become farmers, thus starting the first human cities.

6. Greece and Rome Comparison:
http://oncampus.richmond.edu/academics/education/projects/webunits/greecerome/
Lays out comparisons of Greece and Rome on a variety of topics including geography, religion, sports, art and more.

7. Explore Rome:
http://oncampus.richmond.edu/academics/education/projects/webquests/rome/
Teams work together to unearth information about Ancient Rome.

8. Ancient India: Back to the Future:
http://web.archive.org/20050422041518/www.freewebs.com/tomlinr/lesson-template1.htm
In teams, students are asked to travel back in time via the Web and build a time capsule of artifacts from ancient India websites relating to daily life/medicine and religion (Hinduism or Buddhism). Final product is a class presentation where they show what they've chosen to bring back and why, explaining what their artifacts reveal about life in ancient India.

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