Thursday, May 27, 2010

History - More on Ancient Civilizations~

Lesson 15 & 16: Ancient Rome
Baldwin Project: Story of the Romans: http://www.mainlesson.com/display.php?author=guerber&book=romans&story=_contents
Baldwin Project: Julius Caesar: http://www.mainlesson.com/display.php?author=abbott&book=caesar&story=_contents
From Homeschool Helper a unit study: http://www.homeschoolhelperonline.com/units/ancient_rome.htm
Comprehensive site on Roman Empire: http://www.teacheroz.com/romans.htm
http://www.crystalinks.com/rome.html
http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/a_history_of_ancient_rome.htm
Videos for learning about Ancient Rome
Pompeii History
An interactive dig - Pompeii
Pictures of Pompeii
Lesson 17: Christianity (this may vary from family to family, we, being Catholic I chose a few things to study our own history of our church)
http://www.allaboutreligion.org/roman-catholic-church-history-faq.htm
http://www.spurgeon.org/~phil/catholic.htm - various information
Lesson 18: Islam
http://www.educationworld.com/a_curr/profdev009.shtml - this resource leads to other resources as well.
http://history.howstuffworks.com/asian-history/islamic-culture.htm/printable - Islamic culture
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I_SU_hqhYds - video w/ 5 parts~ by National Geographic "Inside Mecca"

This completes the first book for Oak Meadow ~

Ancient Civilizations~ some online resources

We are working with Oak Meadow for our Ancient History and I was going through the syllabus and finding further resources for learning and exploring these topics.  I thought I would share some of those here:
We are using OM-6 and I wanted to share a few more online resources that correspond to the lessons;

Lesson 7:Ancient Persia
http://www.crystalinks.com/persia.html
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8aukC8GBEsU - set of videos on Persia -videos
http://www.5min.com/Video/Learn-About-the-Persian-Empire-38364281- brief history of Persian Empire- another video
http://www.mainlesson.com/display.php?author=abbott&book=alexander&story=_contents - Book online Alexander the Great

Lesson 8:Ancient India
http://www.ancientindia.co.uk/
http://www.historyforkids.org/learn/india/
http://www.5min.com/Video/Learn-about-Ancient-India-117504594 - video
http://www.indianchild.com/history_of_india.htm
http://www.everyculture.com/Ge-It/India.html

Lesson 9:Ancient China   
http://www.historyforkids.org/learn/china/
http://www.ancientchina.co.uk/menu.html
http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-6349643236409706507#- video of china
http://www.5min.com/Video/Learn-about-Ancient-China-117504482 -video ancient china

Lesson 11: Ancient Africa
http://www.kidspast.com/world-history/0093-african-civilizations.php
http://www.42explore2.com/africa.htm- leads to more sites also
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MFJ85YkTQ50 - videos on Africa, look to right side also for more~
http://www.historylink101.com/africa.htm

Lesson 12: Ancient Crete
http://www.greeklandscapes.com/greece/crete/ancient-crete.html
http://www.ancient-greece.org/history/minoan.html
http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=246BEE932EA2C66D - videos

Lesson 13:  Ancient Greece
http://www.ancientgreece.com/s/Main_Page/
http://www.historyforkids.org/learn/greeks/
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryhistory/ancient_greeks/
on Baldwin Project: Story of the Greeks: http://www.mainlesson.com/display.php?author=guerber&book=greeks&story=_contents
also, One of the recommended books for lesson 13 ( Ancient Greece) is The Golden Fleece & the Heroes Who Lived Before Achilles
you can find this book here:http://www.mainlesson.com/display.php?author=colum&book=fleece&story=_contents

Lesson 14: Ancient Rome
Baldwin Project: Story of the Romans: http://www.mainlesson.com/display.php?author=guerber&book=romans&story=_contents
Baldwin Project: Julius Caesar: http://www.mainlesson.com/display.php?author=abbott&book=caesar&story=_contents
From Homeschool Helper a unit study: http://www.homeschoolhelperonline.com/units/ancient_rome.htm
Comprehensive site on Roman Empire: http://www.teacheroz.com/romans.htm
http://www.crystalinks.com/rome.html
http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/a_history_of_ancient_rome.htm
Videos for learning about Ancient Rome
Pompeii History
An interactive dig - Pompeii
Pictures of Pompeii


I plan on working right through the OM syllabus and will share more as I work on them~

Happy Ancient History!

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