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
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
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
Media rich City Dionysia site explains the development of theater practice in ancient Greece and compares Greek dramatic forms and purposes with contemporary theater practices. Learners can then write and stage their own original plays to demonstrate their understanding of
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.
A museum mounted exhibition that (1) examines the culture and cultural artifacts of pre Columbian America and (2) opens eyes to the role archaeology plays in constructing pictures of the past. Covers a range of ancient civilizations principally the Inca