Ancient Creature of the Deep The Coelacanth has been referred to as a "living fossil" due to its resistance to change during its 400 million year inhabitance of the Earth's oceans. This PBS site provides the exciting background of its discovery, information on the anatomy, and a quiz to test
Sea monsters once ruled the ocean in a terrifying fashion. Scientists have uncovered traces of these ancient creatures and have created virtual representations of how they might have appeared. National Geographic provides various interactive features here as well as size
Journey to Deep Sea Vents Take a submarine down to the sea floor. As you descend you can see how temperature, pressure and light changes. See what creatures are living at the different levels, down to the bottom. American Museum of Natural History • Learning Games • Pictures
Adventures in Ancient Greece The disclaimer on the opening page states that the site was developed "for children aged between 7 and 8"—which would explain the large graphics and the rather simplistic explanations. However, it is a highly interactive, easy-to-read exploration of ancient
In Search of Ancient Ireland On St. Patrick's Day we turn our attention to that Ireland of ancient myth and romantic mysticism. But what is fact and what is fiction? This beautiful site explores the history, the religion, the culture and commerce, and even the Bronze Age in Ireland.
Interactive guide to the art of ancient Egypt includes information and exploration activities about hieroglyphics, tomb architecture, the Egyptian concept of the afterlife, gods and goddesses, Egyptian pictorial motifs, and many more topics related to Egyptian society and culture. courtesy