Tag: World History

  • Gold


    History Of Geology.com: Gold – A brief history of gold uses, prospecting, mining and production. BeBusinessed.com: The History of Gold – Article covers: Ancient civilizations and their love of gold, Egyptians and gold, Ancient Greeks and gold, The Bible and gold, 1792 – The United States adopts a gold and silver standard, and more. The […]

  • 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 Hieroglyphs and Math problems for kids – […]

  • Dictionaries – Day #3 Dictionary Creators

    I personally think a dictionary is a very useful tool and was curious to know who was the first to take the time to create one. I also wondered if any other cultures had and used a similar idea. As it turns out, dictionaries go WAY back to ancient times in one form or another! […]

  • Dragons


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

  • Bells


        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 Made, Tuning of the Bell, What Are Handbells?, Bell Towers, What is Bell […]

  • 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 – Just for Kids: History, activities, process of making and much more. Cornell University: Chocolate: Food of the Gods. There is a lot of […]

  • Pirate Resource Page

    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 Pages Magic Mural Factory: How to Create a Pirate Themed Bedroom – Murals, portholes, maps, and other ideas […]

  • Great Fire of London

    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 – Information and a video about […]

  • Lighthouses


    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, and more for nearly 200 lighthouse in the New […]

  • Christmas Stockings

    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 – Instructions for craft. DLTK: […]

  • 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, & types. Connect with Fran’s World of […]

  • Pizza Project

    Pizza Project

    Pizza History: Timelines, articles, & videos: Pizza Facts: History of Pizza – Timline Whats Cooking America: Pizza History Bella Napoli: History of Pizza History.com: A Slice of History: Pizza Through the Ages Life In Italy: History of Pizza Wikipedia: History of Pizza Cooking and Growing Pizza: Make your own pita pizza.   How to grow a […]