World Monuments Watch - Tech Learning

World Monuments Watch

 Every two years the World Monuments Fund calls attention to 100 sites around the world in danger of being irreparably damaged by over development, lack of maintenance, unrestrained tourism, war, general neglect, or some other threat. Learn about the reasons
Author:
Publish date:

 Every two years the World Monuments Fund calls attention to 100 sites around the world in danger of being irreparably damaged by over-development, lack of maintenance, unrestrained tourism, war, general neglect, or some other threat. Learn about the reasons for saving the world's architectural heritage and what communities around the world are doing - or not doing - to protect our cultural heritage.

courtesy of netTrekker

Featured

Related

Monarch Watch

Name: Monarch Watch Brief Description of the Site: Besides being exquisitely beautiful, butterflies (especially the Monarch variety) present a wealth of teaching opportunities, as this site sponsored by the University of Kansas shows. The home page offers a wealth of clickable links to content-rich segments to

World Monuments Fund

World Monuments Fund World monuments — places of exceptional significance — are deteriorating and in danger of disappearing. These enangered places are all across the globe, from hurricane-racked parts of New Orleans to The Blue Mosque in Cairo. The site offers an interactive map

World War Two

World War Two This exceptional website encompasses every aspect of World War II. Since this site is from the BBC, it provides resources about the war from England's viewpoint. Examples of the site's great features are: audio of veterans' memories, audio of a Hitler speech, media reports from

World War II Remembered

World War II Remembered This school-made site honors 'The Greatest Generation' - the men and women who served our country in WWII. Teachers of social studies will appreciate the very detailed timelines of the pre-war and post-war periods as well as of the war itself, both European and Pacific

Connect the World

Play "Connect the World," a card matching game, with Buster Baxter to learn about different countries and cultures. Learn to recognize the flags, foods, favorite sports, and arts of places around the world. courtesy of netTrekker  

History of world in objects

Trace the history of the world through artifacts. An off shoot of the BBC Radio 4 series A History of the World in 100 Objects, this site offers a database searchable by culture, time line, locations, size, material or

National World War II Museum

Learn about the advances in science and technology of World War II. There are a number of routes to take   the Darkroom highlights WWII related artifacts, and the Timeline takes students on a journey of technology advances that led

Watch your math

 MathTV.com offers thousands of video demonstrations in which students and a teacher share step by step solutions to a wide range of math problems. Appropriate for students honing their general math skills, as well as those participating in algebra, geometry,