Tag: World History

Ancient Egyptian Resources

Smithsonian: The World’s Oldest Papyrus and What It Can Tell Us About the Great Pyramids – Article about the great pyramids.Discovering Egypt: Egyptian Mummification – Article about the mummification process and ways to embalm.Egyptian Hieroglyphic Writing – Champollion & Egyptian Hieroglyphic WritingEgyptian Mathematics Numbers Hieroglyphs – Egyptian Mathematics Numbers […]

Dragons

Wikipedia: Dragon – Information about this mythical creature, including animals that may have inspired dragons, plus European and Asian dragons. Also:Dragons in Greek MythologyJapanese DragonList of Dragons in Mythology & FolkloreSmithsonian Magazine: Where Did Dragons Come From – Article talks about the possible origins of dragons.LiveScience: Are Dragons Real? Facts About Dragons – Article: The […]

Bells

Carillon of Peter And Paul Cathedral in Saint-Petersburg Wikipedia: Bell– Etymology, history, styles of ringing, church and temple bells, bellfounding and more. Also,Campanology – The study of bells.Owlcation: Interesting Facts About the History of Bells – Article includes information about: Introduction of Bells Across the World, How Were Bells […]

Chocolate Resource Page

Chocolate Information & Articles Exploratorium: Chocolate – Discover…..The sweet science of chocolate. This is an excellent place to begin your study of chocolate! Science Museum of Minnesota: Where are cacao trees grown? Find out here.Field Museum: Chocolate – History, activities, process of making and much more.Cornell University: Chocolate: Food of the Gods. There is a lot of […]

Pirate Resource Page

Pirate Info Pirates Info: History of Pirates  – Famous pirates, history of and more.New England Pirate Museum – Educational info and activities for elementary-high school levels.National Geographic: PiratesPirates of the Caribbean – Pirate Problems – Pirates and Piracy Pirate Crafts and Activities First School: Pirate Coloring PagesMagic Mural Factory: How to Create a Pirate Themed Bedroom – Murals, portholes, […]

Great Fire of London

Luminarium: The Great Fire of London, 1666 – Written history of the the fire. Offers a few pictures as well.History.com: Great Fire of London Begins, 1666 – A brief history of the event. Wikipedia: Great Fire of London – Information and pictures about the event.Redcross: Fire Safety – […]

Lighthouses

Photo By Marco Verch Wikipedia: Lighthouse – The history of lighthouses, technology, building, Fresnel lens and the History of lighthouses.symbolism and more. Plus the The Lighthouse Directory -Provides links and information for more than 19,300 of the world’s lighthouses.New England Lighthouses: A Virtual Guide – History, tour info, original photography, […]

Christmas Stockings

Smithsonian: The Legend of the Christmas Stocking – The history behind the tradition of hanging stockings.Wikipedia: Christmas Stockings – The history of stockings and information about the world’s biggest Christmas stocking.Altogether Christmas: Christmas Stockings – An article about the legends behind Christmas stockings.First Palette: Paper Christmas Stocking – […]

Archery

Popular Mechanics: How to Make a Bow and Arrow By Hand wikiHow: How To Make a Bow and Arrow World Archery.org: Brief History Wikipedia: History of Archery – From the stone age to a modern day sport. Also includes information about ancient cultures. History of Archery: Archery facts, history, […]