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Sixth Grade


Brainquest (link)

Planet Quest (link)

Social Studies

Ancient History Lesson Ideas (link)

Archaeology, Ancient Egypt, Ancient Rome, Early Man, Ancient China, Ancient Inventions, Mesopotamia and Ancient Greece.

Ancient Trade Routes (link)

From the Minnesota State University Mankato eMuseum. - Ancient History Index (link)

Lesson Plans & Activities for K-12 teachers & students.

The Ancient Middle East: The Tigris and Euphrates River Valley (link)

An outline of information.

The Wild West (link)

Learn more about the Apache, Blackfoot, Cherokee, Cheyenne, Lakota, and Pueblo tribes.

Westward Expansion - WebQuest (link)

To go or not to go... that is the question! A WebQuest for 5th Grade (Social Studies ).

Westward Ho! (link)

Head west on the wagon trail to learn about the early pioneers who settled the frontier. (link)

Pacific Northwest Coastal Indians - Daily Life.


Ancient Mesopotamia (link)

This page was designed by teachers to be used by fourth grade students when studying the ancient civilization of Mesopotamia.

Ancient Mesopotamia: Shrewsbury Public Schools, MA (link)

Information on the geography of the region and the important role that geographical location plays in the success of a civilization.

Ancient World History Resource: Mesopotamia (link)

An interpretation of the development of the first civilizations in the Fertile Crescent.

Mesopotamia (link)

MSN Encarta Encyclopedia Article

Mesopotamia - The British Museum (link)

Information on geography and beliefs from those who lived in Mesopotamia.

Mesopotamia: The Fertile Crescent (link)

Mr. Dowling's Mesopotamia Page

Mr. Dowling's Electronic Passport: Mesopotamia (link)

Browse the World at

Ancient Mesopotamia CyberHunt (link)

Take a cyber trek to find out more information on ancient Mesopotamia.

Ancient Greece

Ancient Greece (link)

Choose an area to begin discovering ancient Greece.

Ancient Greece Maps (link)

Chronology of the Homeric Epics and ancient Greek maps.

Ancient Greece Thinkquest (link)

A study of ancient Greece.

Ancient Greek Civilizations (link)

History of Aegean Civilization

Everyday Life in Ancient Greece, 4th Century BC (link)

Presenting history through the perspective of those who actually lived it - from the ancient world through the 20th century.

Greek Gods and Goddesses (link)

Listed below are a list of links to be used as a resource for your study on Greek gods and goddesses.

Greek Gods and Goddesses: (link)

Information about the Gods and Goddesses of Greek Mythology

Greek Medicine (link)

From the National Library of Medicine's history of medicine collection.

Greek Mythology Today (link)

Welcome to Myth Mania, home of the Myth Man, where you'll have a blast as you learn about mythology!

Greek Mythology: From the Iliad to the Fall of the Last Tyrant (link)

An on-line dictionary of all things dealing with Ancient Greece

Mr. Dowling's Electronic Passport: Ancient Greece (link)

The Cradle of Western Civilization

Olives in Greek Life (link)

National Geographic Today's correspondent, Kristin Whiting, traveled to Greece to find out more about how Greeks use olives in their modern diet and culture.

The Ancient Greek World (link)

The Land of Ancient Greece

We are from...Greece (link)

'We Are From' is a TV series for children about what it is like to live in other European countries.

We are from...Greece: Student Worksheet (link)

Using an atlas, encyclopędia, text book, the 'We are from' website or other internet sites, see if you can answer the questions.

Welcome to Odyssey Online: Greece (link)

Complete interactive learning experience; best viewed at a resolution of 1024x768 or better and Adobe Flash Player 8 or above.

Ancient Egypt

Ancient Egypt (link)

MSN Encarta Encyclopedia Article

Ancient Egypt - The British Museum (link)

Several maps of ancient and modern Egypt.

Ancient Egypt: Clothing (link)

Ancient Egyptian garments including clothing materials, production, articles of dress, laundering, and footwear.

Ancient Egyptian Culture (link)

From the Minnesota State University Mankato eMuseum.

Ancient Egyptian Government (link)

About Ancient Egyptian Government

Ancient History: Egypt (link)

Ancient Egypt Timeline

Ancient History: Egyptians (link)

The Story of the Nile

Daily Life in Ancient Egypt (link)

From the Minnesota State University Mankato eMuseum.

Egyptian Mummies (link)

Photos, Picture, Facts, Resources from National Geographic Kids.

Eternal Egypt (link)

A record of a land rich in art and history, people and places, myths and religions.

Gamequarium: Egypt Games (link)

Interactive games and learning activities.

Geography of Ancient Egypt (link)

From the Minnesota State University Mankato eMuseum.

Internet Resources: Egypt (link)

Links to resources on Egypt

Odyssey: Egypt (link)

Choose one of the themes to learn more.

Tour Egypt (link)

Travel, Tours, Vacations, Ancient Egypt, History and shopping

Ancient Egypt Thinkquest (link)

A study of ancient Egypt.

CyberHunt: Egypt's Pyramids (link)

Each pyramid in Egypt is a wonder of ancient engineering and construction. Take a cyber trek to find out more!

Guardians Egypt (link)

This index of sites includes tons of other links to information about Ancient Egypt. Panoramic virtual tours of pyramids, data about gods/goddesses and TONS of other links to numerous to mention!

National Geographic: Egypt (link)

Tour the pyramids and find out about the people for whom they were built.

Ancient Rome

Ancient History: Romans (link)

All about the Romans.

Ancient History: Romans (link)

Discovering Roman Technology

Ancient Roman Culture (link)

From the Minnesota State University Mankato eMuseum.

Ancient Rome Thinkquest (link)

A study of ancient Rome.

Ancient Rome: Clothing (link)

Information gathered for a Grade 6 project on Rome.

Mr. Dowling's Electronic Passport: Ancient Rome (link)

The Legacy of Roman Government

NOVA Online: Secrets of Lost Empires - "Roman Bath" (link)

An international crew of archeologists, engineers, and historians designs, builds, and tests a functioning Roman bath in the Turkish countryside.

Odyssey: Rome (link)

Choose one of the themes to learn more.

Republican Roman Government (link)

A reconstruction of the Roman form of government.

Roman Baths & Bathing (link)

How baths and bathing were a part of Roman culture.

Roman Building Technology & Architecture (link)

Roman technology and engineering in the service of architecture and the uses of Roman concrete technology.

Roman Theatre & Drama (link)

Introduction to Theatre

Romans in Sussex (link)

Choose a theme or search by topic.

Rome: History (link)

An internet classroom and anthology.

The Roman Empire (link)

An illustrated history.

The Roman Empire: Gladiators (link)

About gladiators.

Roman Assemblies (link)

About the assemblies, which were created in order to rule of the Roman state.

Ancient China

A to Z Kids Stuff: China (link)

Things to know, see and do in China.

Ancient China - The British Museum (link)

Information on geography and beliefs from those who lived in ancient China.

Ancient World History Resource: China (link)

The history of Ancient China - including the Xia, Shang, Zhou, Qin, and Han dynasties.

China (link)

Minnesota State University Mankato eMuseum.

History Timeline: China (link)

Dates for each Chinese Dynasty. - China (link)

Lesson Plans for Teachers, Interactive Activities for Kids

Visions of China (link)

The Chinese developed many early technologies that dramatically changed their society. Most inventions brought ease, wealth, beauty and literacy. At least one invention, however, may have helped an onslaught of European traders find their way to China.

Ancient China (link)

Learn about the extraordinary accomplishments of a fascinating ancient culture.

My China: a Subject Sampler (link)

Samples of some of the aspects related to China.

Landmarck Citation Machine

Web Evaluation

Arctic Baffin (link)

Web site evaluation.

The Burmese Mountain Dog (link)

Web site evaluation.

Welcome to the Official Mike the Headless Chicken Website (link)

Web site evaluation.

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