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Revised Early Man
Speed Column
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Quick History of the World - Interactive Flash Program
Cosmic Calendar Activity
History of Early Man - Interactive Flash Program
Early Man Activities - History - Civilization - Puzzles
Puzzle of Howard Carter - Click the puzzle piece answer the question - then move the puzzle piece to it's correct location. Timed and scored.
Egyptian Review Puzzle
Great Pharaohs
Ancient Egyptian History of the Gods
Egyptian Gods
Film of how the Rosetta Stone was solved - Flash presentation on the people connected with solving the mystery - Flash graded quiz at the end
Rosetta Stone
Make your own Hieroglyphic message - Print it out and share with a classmate - Flash Interactivity - Learn how Egyptian hieroglyphics sound and the best way to use the glyphics
Make Your Own Hieroglyphics
Name these places in Ancient Egypt - Interactive Flash Program
Egyptian Geography
Mesopotamian Vocabulary Review - Also contains activities and games
John Wait Song shows the Four Noble Truths of Buddhism - Flash Interactivity
Change by John Wait - Truths of Buddhism
The Fixx sings about reincarnation in Secret Separation back in 1986
A Song About Reincarnation - The Fixx
Eighteen terms from Ancient India history - Flash Interactivity - Race to see who has the highest score with the lowest time.
Ancient India Password
Interactive Map of Ancient India - Graded Quiz at the end - Flash Interactivity
Geography of Ancient India
Drag the main ideas of Buddhism and Hinduism to the correct location - Flash Presentation on Buddhism and Hinduism
Compare Hinduism with Buddhism
This program explains how the oracle bone was cracked to predict the future - also includes the magic eigh ball
Shang Oracle Bones
Play with this magic eight ball which would be a replacement for the Oracle Bone cracking from the Shang Dynasty
Oracle Bone Replacement?
Click on the squares to see how weak the Mandate of Heaven becomes as the dynasty goes through history - very interactive!
Mandate of Heaven
Drag the Greek Map terms to there correct location. Get a score!
Greek Geography
Three Greek Philosophers - Socrates, Plato, and Aristole
Greek Philosophers
Bettany Hughes
Ancient Greek Vocabulary - Interactive Word Search
Word Search - Locate these words
My favorite historian Bettany Hughes tells the 300 story - Part 1
Making History Cool Again - Part One
My favorite historian Bettany Hughes tells the 300 story - Part 2
Making History Cool Again - Part Two
Bettany breaks ancient Greek Law and votes in a jury trial - cool stuff!
Democracy in Athens
Athens compared to Sparta - drag and drop interaction
Compare Athens to Sparta
Greek God Games
Famous Greeks of Ancient Greece - Interactive Match Game
Greek Review Game
Famous Greeks
Famous Greeks in PDF format
Seven Wonders of the Greek World
Seven Wonders of the Greek World
Download - Adobe Air -Save to the Desktop
Michael Wood - In The Footsteps of Alexander the Great
Michael Wood - In The Footsteps of Alexander The Great
Bettany Hughes Explains Themistocles
Alexander the Great
Roman Buildings
Roman Locations
Ancient Rome Matching Game - Interactive
Roman Matching Game
Put the Puzzle together by answering 12 questions - Interactive
Puzzle on Christianity
Ancient Rome Vocabulary Terms - Very Interactive
Roman Word Search
Caesar's Assassination - reading and writing by making your own Roman Newspaper - Interactive
Caesar's Assassination
Byzantine Empire - Compare Roman Catholic to Eastern Orthodoxy
Byzantine Empire
Braveheart - Journey - Give us the Introduction to the Middle Ages
Introduction to Middle Age
Pyramid of Japanese Feudalism - Interactive
Japanese Feudalism
Pyramid of European Feudalism - Interactive
European Feudalism
Changes in the lifestyle of Medieval people - Interactive
Changes in Medieval Times
Play hangman with these Medieval vocabulary terms - Interactive
Medieval Hangman
Interactive Knights of the Middle Ages
Knights at the Height of the Middle Ages
Merlin Characters
Chart comparing how long it took to built Gothic Cathedrals - Interactive
Gothic Cathedrals
Catch the concepts of the Gothic Cathedral - Interactive
Cathedral Catch Game
Cathedral - Trifold Brochure
Making a Trifold Brochure - Cathedrals
Society in the Middle Ages
Middle Ages -Quiz Show - Interactive
Middle Ages Quiz Show
Terms of the Medieval Ages Game - Interactive
Medieval Match Game
Medieval People - Graphic Organizer
Medieval People Graphic Organizer
Great Schism -  Highly Interactive
Great Schism
The Power of Florence in the Renaissance
Working example of a printing press in Adobe Flash
The Printing Press In Action
Gutenberg Press Location And A Demo Of How It Works
Renaissance Writer's Activities
Renaissance Writers
Clips from Shakespeare In Love
Renaissance Art
Renaissance Art Test
Perspective in the Renaissance - Film - Interactive
Perspective Part One
Perspective Part Two
Google field trip to the Uffizi
Ideas for art projects
Art Project
Black Plague -  Highly Interactive
Bubonic Plague
Hundred Years War
Hundred Years War - Answer a question - Shoot the Target - Keeps Score - Highly Interactive
Review with Archery
Joan of Arc - highly interactive
Joan of Arc Lesson
Joan of Arc Game
Absolute Monarchs Password
Wives of Henry the Eighth
Absolute Monarchs Charles V Philip II El Greco Diego Velázquez Miguel de Cervantes Henry IV Cardinal Richelieu Louis XIV Maria Theresa Joseph II Frederick the Great Peter the Great Catherine the Great Rembrandt van Rijn Johannes (Jan) Vermeer and Jean-Baptiste Poquelin - Molière
Henry's Wives
Absolute Monarch Graphic Organizer
Absolute Monarch Flips
Absolute Monarchs Game
Explorer's Wheel of Discovery
Explorers Matching Game
New Explorer Match
Explorer's Review
Country Test for the Explorers
Explorers Test
Explorer Chart
Columbian Exchange - Picture shows the products involved making their move
Columbian Exchange
Columbian Exchange Test
New World Food Lab
Enlightened Scientists
Enlightenment Test
Industrial Cities of Early Great Britain
Composers of the Enlightenment
Mozart in Shawshank
Composers Challenge
Enlightened Philosophers - Game Version
Philosopher Flips
Philosopher Matching Game
Impact of the Enlightenment on Government
English Bills Petition of Rights - 1628,  Test  Act - 1673,  Habeas Corpus - 1679,  Bill of Rights -1689,  Act of Toleration - 1689,  Act of Settlement - 1701, and  Act of Union - 1707
English Bills
Limited English Government - Password Game
Act of Union,  Act of Settlement,  Act of Toleration,  Test Act, Political Parties,  Parliament,  Prime Minister,  English Civil War,  Habeas Corpus,  Bill of Rights,  Glorious Revolution,  Restoration, William and Mary, James II, Charles II,  Oliver Cromwell, Charles I, James I
Graphical Organizer - Limited English Government
Monty Python's Oliver Cromwell
Romantic Composers
What's Opera Doc
Verdi's Opera - La Traviata
Franz Liszt - Hungarian Rhapsody
Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata
Decomposing Composers - Thanks Michael Palin
Agricultural Inventions
Erie Canal
Dave Ruch - Sings Oh! That Low Bridge
Inventors Match Game Part 1
Inventors Match Game Part 2
Inventors At Teacher's First
Drag And Drop Inventors
Inventor Chart
FrenchRevolutionGames
French Revolution Password
Napoleon Match Game
Battle of Trafalgar
Master and Commander
1800-1914 - Currents of Thought - Part One
1800-1914 - Currents of Thought - Part Two
Currents of Thought - Graphic Organizer - Part One
The Great Famine 1845-1848
Frank Lloyd Wright - A Geographic Look At His Buildings
Ellis Island
Monet, Chicago Art Museum, Vincent van Gogh
Introduction to Impressionism
Post-Impressionism
Starry Night Art Project
Impressionist Match Game
Impressionist Match Game
Drag the Art to the Correct Painter
Impressionist Painters
Russian Revolution Vocabulary Terms
Russian Revolution Vocabulary Terms
Russian Revolution Silhouettes
Russian Revolution in PDF - Click the download arrow in Adobe Reader and open this file in Adobe Acrobat Reader - Then click the click to activate button. Does not open in FireFox.
Meet the Russians
Russian Revolution Password Game
Russian Revolution Password Game
World War One Starts
World War One Matching Game
How Technology Changed In World War One
Royal Guardsmen Sing Snoopy
Gandhi's life, Quiz, Questions, Activities
Gandhi Timeline and Activities
Freedom Writers
The Dictators
Hitler's Rise to Power, Stalin's  Rise to Power, Mussolini's  Rise to Power, Franco's  Rise to Power, Mao's  Rise to Power, Hirohito's  Rise to Power
Dictators of World War II with Game
Match the Event to the Correct Dictator
Facts for Hiter, Mussolini, Hirohito, Stalin, Mao, and Franco
Dictators Graphic Organizer
What Disney Did in World War Two
Battle of Britain
World War Two Matching Game
World War Two Dates
Conferences of World War II
World War Two Password
Cold War Match Game
Hot Spots in the Cold War
The Meaning of "We didn't start the fire" in video clips
We Didn't Start The Fire - The Meaning in video clips
Cold War Match Game Two
Cold War Search Puzzle
Berlin Airlift Game
Cold War Skies - Space Race
Sixties Match Game with Sound & Review
Sixties Match Game
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Prehistory

Revised Early Man
Revised Early Man
1. Carl Sagan's - Cosmos Calendar
2. Interactive Hominids - Who had the biggest brain?
3. Vocabulary in picture and text format. (Great for lectures or student
graphical organizer.)
4. A timed and scored game with the chapter vocabulary terms.
Match the term with the correct picture. Terms include: a. Paleolithic Age,
b. Artifacts, c. Nomads, d. Mary Leakey, e. Donald Johanson, f. Slash and Burn
g. Culture, h. Hominids, i. Glaciers, j. Ötzi the Iceman, k. Neolithic Age
l. Neanderthal, m. Cro-Magnon
5. Sister Wendy - Lascaux Cave Paintings
6. Have groups in class examine a penny from an archaeology dig. Let
students explain how a penny represents the elements of civilization.
7. Use pictures to show civilization in Ur.

Cosmic Calendar
Cosmic Calendar Activity
Cosmic Calendar Activity - Interactive look at the history of the earth. Links to YouTube video and
Sagan's Calendar. Two electronic worksheets with mouse over answers
and drag and drop - both with answers. Video clips of both versions of the
cosmic calendar.
Cosmic Calendar includes  a printable calendar showing how the earth
progressed over time. Carl compacts the history of the earth in one year.
Early Man Activities
Early Man Activities - History - Civilization - Puzzle and Other activities.
Look at the XML file to edit your own questions. Be sure to extract the files.
Items in this program include:
Culture, Neolithic, Paleolithic, Homo Habilis, Neanderthals, Archaeologist, Homo Sapiens,
Domestication, Prehistory, Hominids, Slash and Burn, Mary Leakey, Homo erectus,
Cro-Magnons,  Donald Johanson, Lascaux, and the Ice Man
Howard Carter - Tut Puzzle
Egyptian Review Puzzle - - Egyptian Review Puzzle
Put the Howard Carter picture together by answering these questions.
Once correct students move the puzzle piece to the correct location. This
also gives the student a score.
Example of Questions
1. This pharaoh built the first pyramid in stair steps.
The idea came from his vizier Imhotep. The pyramid was made of cut stone instead of brick.
Djoser, Khufu, Menes, and Cheops
Famous Pharaohs
Great Pharaohs - Great Pharaohs
Review these pharaohs of Ancient Egypt: Menes, Djoser, Khufu, Menkaure, Hatsheput,
Thutmose III,  Akhenaten,  Tutankhamen,  and Ramses II.
12 pages of interactivity
1. Pharaoh time line
2. Pharaoh Review
3. Pharaoh spin - Game based on spinning the wheel and guessing the clue from a spun
phrase.
4. Match Game
5. Vocabulary Game
6. King Tut song by Steve Martin
7. Map Quiz with score

Egyptian Gods Game
Egyptian Gods - Egyptian Gods
A review of the main gods of Ancient Egypt. Pause and Go buttons make it
 easy for a teacher to stop and add important points in the lesson as well as
 promote more discussion to the terms of the lesson. Terms include : Osiris,
Anubis, Horus, Ankh, Scarab, Eye of Horus or Wedjat, Isis, Seth, Thoth, Hathor,
Sobek, Re or Ra, Ptah, Amon, and Ma'at.
Rosetta Stone
explains how these people: Alexander the Great, Thomas young
and Champollion got involved with the Rosetta Stone.
Two videos from Carl Sagan explaining how the Hieroglyphics writing system works.
 

Egyptian Hieroglyphics
Make your own Hieroglyphics - Make your own Hieroglyphics
This program lets students make their own messages, print them out and share with
a friend or classmat
e. This program explains how each glyph is used before you include
it on your message. Very interactive if you have a computer lab for students.
Ancient Egyptian Geography
Egyptian Geography -  Egyptian Geography
Locate the following: Greece, Asia Minor,Aegean Sea, Crete, Cyprus, Caspian Sea,
Euphrates River, Tigris River, Sumer, Dead Sea, Mediterranean Sea, Libyan Desert,
Lower Egypt, Upper Egypt, Nile Delta, Nile River, Giza, Memphis, Heliopolis,
Valley of the Kings, Thebes, Sinai Peninsula, Persian Gulf, Arabian Sea, Red Sea,
and Arabian Desert. Graded Test included
Mesopotamian Vocabulary
Mesopotamian Vocabulary Review - - - - Mesopotamian Vocabulary Review
The terms include:
Polytheism, Fertile Crescent, Sargon, Mesopotamia, city-state, Dynasty, Cultural Diffusion,
Empire, Hammurabi, Sumer, Cuneiform, Monarchy, Gilgamesh, Babylon, and Theocracy.
Clue Game
Matching Terms Game
All vocabulary terms are covered with text and pictures.
Cuneiform Animation of how it evolved
Hammurabi Code and Play
Gene McDaniel's - Clay Song on how the wheel was invented. Includes the
potters wheel scene with Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore from 1990 Ghosts.
Change by John Waite

John Waite Change - John Waite Song Change - Truths of Buddhism

This John Waite song explains what Buddhism covers as a religion. It uses the video clip from the
movie.
"Vision Quest" - very Eighties!
Secret Separation - The Fixx
Secret Separation - is a song by British new wave rock group The Fixx, from their fourth studio album- Walkabout. The single peaked at #19 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart in July 1986 and peaked at No. 1 on the US Album Rock chart. The single also peaked at #39 in Canada and #83 in the United Kingdom. The music video features an actor sitting at a control panel observing the band playing in an abandoned building filled with random items.
Indian Password
Ancient Indian Password Game - Ancient Indian Password Game
Guess the terms from their clues.
The  terms are: Upanishads, Dharma, Mohenjo-Daro, Reincarnation, Caste System, Buddha, Vedas, Untouchables, Sanskrit, Raja or Rajah, Aryans, Buddhism, Nirvana, Hinduism, Karma.
Ancient India Crossword
Ancient Indian Crossword Puzzle
CrossWord Puzzle Terms include: Vedas, Aryans, Sanskrit, EpicLiterature, Upanishads, Dravidians, Mohenjodaro, CasteSystem, Reincarnation, Rajah

Buddha Questions and Crossword
Buddha Puzzle
Buddha Questions and Crossword Puzzle
Terms include:Mahayana, MiddleWay, EightfoldPath,Karma,
SiddharthaGautama, BodhaTree, Nirvana, Reincarnation,
Theravada, Enlightenment, FourNobleTruths
Geography of Ancient India
Georgraphy of Ancient India - Geography of Ancient India
Locations include:
Deccan Plateau, Khyber Pass, Bramaputra River, Indian Ocean
Ganges River, Eastern Ghants, Arabian Sea. Mohenjo-Daro
Bolan Pass, Western Ghants
Bay of Bengal
Hindu Kush Mountains
Mount Everest
Harappa
Sri Lanka
Himalaya Mountains

Compare Hinduism to Buddhism
Compare Hinduism with Buddhism -- Compare Hinduism with Buddhism
Mouse over these terms:
Moksha                     Siddhartha Gautama
Reincarnation           Four Noble Truths
Karma                        Enlightenment
Brahman                    Eightfold path
Aryans                        Middle Way
Caste System            Nirvana
Vishnu
Upanishads
Shiva
Brahan
Religions of Ancient India

Ancient Religions of India
These terms are explained in 6 pages of definitions.Aryans, Vedas, Dravidians, Caste System, Sanskrit, Mahabharata, Ramayana, Reincarnation, Rajah, Atman, Mohenjo Daro, Harappa, Karma, Dharma, Brahma, Vishnu, Shiva, Upanishads, Moksha, Siddhartha Gautama, Mahayana, Theravada, The Middle Way, Four Noble Truths, Eightfold Path, Enlightenment, Nirvana.
Games and activities are arranged around the above terms. The games include:
1. Two crossword puzzles
2. Wheel spin terms
3. Drag and drop Geographic locations - Locate the following: Deccan Plateau, Khyber Pass, Bramaputra River, Indian Ocean, Ganges River, Eastern Ghants, Arabian Sea. Mohenjo-Daro, Bolan Pass, Western Ghants, Bay of Bengal, Hindu Kush Mountains, Mount Everest, Harappa, Sri Lanka, Himalaya Mountains
4. Vocabulary Match Terms
5. Password Match - look at clues - then pick which term they belong to,
6. Two popular eighties songs
7. Two Scholastic Plays
8. Interactive Pie Graph of the world religions
9. Internet Links
10. Two Buddhist Monks story - Internet Link

Shang Dynasty and Oracle Bones
Shang Oracle Bones - Shang Oracle Bones
Explains how the Oracle bone worked. This is the explanation of how the oracle bones were cracked
to reveal the future? Just like the magic eight ball.
Oracle bones may not work as well as this little device, and this requires no clean up.
Have fun with this better way to see the future. After playing, it's no wonder we have so many oracle
bones. It solved a lot questions for the Shang dynasty, but it did not keep them in power. 
Lots of interactivity.
Magic Eightball Replaces Oracle Bones
Oracle Bone Replacement - Oracle Bone Replacement
How did the oracle bones work?
Just like the magic eight ball.
Oracle bones may not work
as well as this little device, and this requires no clean up.
 Have fun with this better way to
see the future.
Ask the mighty Eight Ball a question and it will give you the right answer.
Click A Rectangle - Steps of the Mandate of Heaven
Mandate of Heaven Mandate of Heaven
How do you ease the worries of the Chinese people when the old rulers have been replaced?
Use this handy animation. As you mouse over the cycle the Mandate of Heaven is growing weaker
(alpha level decreases) until the new dynasty comes in and receives the Mandate.
Greek Geography and Test
Greek Geography - Greek Geography
Locate the following places on the map. Black Sea, Byzantium, Sea of Marmara, Hellespont, Aegean Sea, Troy, Asia Minor, Rhodes, Crete, Knossos, Marathon, Athens, Mount Olympus,  Peloponnesus,  Mediterranean Sea, and Sparta. Score included
Greek Philosophers with Video
Greek Philosophers - Greek Philosophers
A interactive look at the Greek Philosophers
Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle.
Includes three the major accomplishments of each philosopher with a Drag and Drop
to be used with a white board or computer. Includes Baz Luhrmann's "To wear Sunscreen"
Includes video clips of each philosopher

Brittany Hughes -
  • Leviathan - BBC 2 - 1999 - Breaking the Seal (2000). BBC/OU - Mysteries of the Ancients (2002). - The Spartans (2003) – produced by Lion TV, three 60-minute episodes.
  • Seven Ages of Britain (2003) – a social history from the Ice Age to the Industrial Revolution.
  • The Minotaur's Island (2003) – produced by Lion TV. - The Minoans (2004) – produced by Lion TV.
  • Helen of Troy (2005) – produced by Lion TV. - When the Moors Ruled in Europe (2005).
  • Athens: the Dawn of Democracy (2007). Former title Athens: the Truth about Democracy.
  • Engineering Ancient Egypt (2008). - The Roman Invasion of Britain (2009).
  • Sex in the Ancient World: Egyptian Erotica - (2009) produced by History Channel.
  • The Bible: A History – (2010) Channel 4: one episode (4 of 7) titled Daughters of Eve.
  • Time Team (2010) Channel 4: season 17, episode 1
  • Atlantis: the Evidence (2010): A Timewatch special about the lost continent being the volcanic island of Santorini - Alexandria, City of Dreams, More 4, 2010 - The Ancient World, 2010
  • The Day Jesus Died, BBC One, 2010 - Countrywise, ITV, 2009–2013 - Forgiveness, BBC One, 2011 - The Seven Wonders of the Buddhist World, BBC Two, 2011
  • The Story of the East, Channel 4, 2011 - Nefertiti – The True Face, Discovery Channel, forthcoming -  Divine Women, BBC, 2012 - Britain's Secret Treasures, ITV, July 2012 – Present
  • Britain's Secret Homes, ITV, June 2013 - Tutankhamun Conspiracies with Bettany Hughes, Discovery History - Secrets from the Sky (Late 2014) - ITV
  • Genius of the Ancient World (Buddha, Socrates, Confucius), BBC4 2015
Greek Word Search
Locate these words: Socrates, Plato,Aristotle, Thermopylae, Xerxes, Marathon, Salamis,
Phalanx, Democracy, Helots, Homer,
Myths, Polis, Acropolis, Aristocracy, Oligarchy,
TrojanWar, PersianWars, Peloponnesian, Athens, Sparta, Pericles, Hemlock, Republic,
Academy, and Parthenon.

Making History Cool Again - Part I
Making History Cool Again - Making History Cool Again - Part One
Bettany Hughes tells us how to make history cool again. She uses the movie 300
to make her point. Here included is the first half of the making of 300.
Making History Cool Again - Part 2
Making History Cool Again - Making History Cool Again - Part Two
Bettany Hughes tells us how to make history cool again.
She uses the movie 300 to make her point. Here included
is the second half of the making of 300.
Greek Voting
Democracy in Athens - Democracy in Athens
Bettany gets to demonstrate how the Greeks voted
Compare Greek Lifestyles
Compare Greek Lifestyles - Compare Greek Lifestyles
Compare Geek life styles of the two major city-states.
(Athens and Sparta) Students have an opportunity to drag these cards
to the correct location. Each student gets a score and a time.

Greek Gods - PDF File with Graphic Organizer
Greek Gods - Greek Gods
Gods include: Aphrodite, Ares, Hephaestus, Artemis, Demeter, Hermes, Hera, Apollo,
Athena, Hades, Poseidon, Zeus, Match the god with their power.
Greek Review Match
Greek Review Game - Greek Review Game
Herodotus,  Aristarchus, Eratosthenes, Sophocles, Thucydides, Aeschylus, Euripides,
Aristophanes, Pythagoras, Euclid, Ptolemy, Archimedes,  and the Greek
column capitals Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian.

Famous Greeks
Famous Greeks - Famous Greeks includes a review of the following Greeks using text, pictures, and videos. Aeschylus, Alexander, Archimedes, Aristarchus, Aristophanes, Aristotle, Eratosthenes, Euripides, Euclid, Herodotus, Hippocrates, Homer, Pericles, Phidias, Plato, Polykleitos, Praxiteles, Pythagoras, Socrates, Sophocles, Themistocles, Thucydides
Famous Greeks in PDF format
Famous Greeks in PDF format = Famous Greeks in PDF format. Includes these Greeks: Aeschylus, Alexander, Archimedes, Aristarchus, Aristophanes, Aristotle, Eratosthenes, Euripides, Euclid, Herodotus, Hippocrates, Homer, Pericles, Phidias, Plato, Polykleitos, Praxiteles, Pythagoras, Socrates, Sophocles, Themistocles, Thucydides and correct answers are included.
Seven Wonders of the Greek World
Seven Wonders of the World - - Seven Wonders of the Greek World
Match these seven Ancient Wonders of the Greek World to the correct locations.
1. Mausoleum at Halicarnassus, 2. Statue of Zeus, 3. Temple of Artemis, 4. Colossus at
Rhodes, 5. Hanging Gardens of Babylon, 6. Pharos at Alexandria, and the
7. Pyramids at Giza.
PDF version - Check your browser download arrow for this PDF version.

Michael Wood - In the Steps of Alexander the Great.- Michael Wood - In the Steps of Alexander the Great - These videos shows to what extent Alexander went to in conquering the world.
ClitusChallenge.mp4
IndiaFight.mp4

Bettany Hughes explains how Themistocles convinces the Athenians to build ships. Athens-Dawn of Democracy 2007
AlexanderTheGreat
Alexander the Great in PDF FORMAT
Roman Buildings
coming

Name these Roman Locations
Bath House, Appian Way, Panthenon, Forum, Pont du Gaud, Catacombs,
Circus Maximus, and Colosseum

Roman Match Game - Roman Match Game
Includes these terms and names: Colosseum, Augustus Caesar, Pantheon, Forum,
Patricians, Romulus & Remus, Pont du Gard, Legion, Attila the Hun, First Punic War,
Julius Caesar, Plebeians, Circus Maximus, Hannibal, and Catacombs.

Life of Christ Puzzle - Life of Christ Puzzle
Answer these questions on the Life of Jesus
Drag the piece to the correct location on the
puzzle.
Roman Word Search - Roman Word Search
Words include
Spartacus,  Colosseum,  Aqueduct, Pont du Gard,
Appian Way, Pompeii, Vesuvius, Virgil,
Aeneid, Attila, Diocletian, Bishop, Apostles,
Frescoes, Gladiator, Circus Maximus, Augustus,
Julius Caesar, Hannibal, Punic Wars, Legion,
Patrician, Plebeian, Romulas, Remus, Pantheon.

Caesar Writing Activity -Caesar Writing Activity

Write a point of view paper in flash.Students read several sides (pages)

and then write a Point of View Newspaper and print it out for the instructor

or themselves. Everything can be changed to reflect whether they want

the view of a soldier, worker, or Senator. There is also a brief Caesar

interactive time line located in this Flash file.

Byzantine Empire -Byzantine Empire

Compare the Roman Catholic Church to the Greek Orthodox Church.
Time line of Byzantine events.
Introduction to Middle Age - Introduction to the Middle Ages.
Contents include:
1. a reading for Introduction to the middle ages.
2. Journey song "Only the Young" played to a
video clip from Braveheart 

Japanese Feudal Society -What was Japanese Feudal Society?

Read this program and then put the people in their correct

social class.

Graded review.

apanese Feudal Society -What was Japanese Feudal Society?

Read this program and then put the people in their correct

social class.

Graded review.

Changes in Medieval Times - Changes in Medieval Times
Cathedral building,
Gothic Cathedrals,
Romanesque Cathedrals,
Craft Guilds,
Apprentice,
Journeyman,
Master,
Trade Fairs,
Three field system,
Life on the manor,
Medieval society,
and Agriculture were important changes that move us to the
Commercial Revolution.
Middle Ages Society - I used two scenes from the Pirates of Silicon
Valley to show how the Computer Industry was like the Trade Fairs
of the Middle Ages.

Medieval Hangman - Medieval Hangman
Words from Medieval Hangman include the following: Charlemagne,
Clovis, Treaty of Verdun, Carolingian Minuscule, Charles Martel,
Illumination, Battle of Tours, Aachen, Muslims, Tithe, Clotilde, Monastery,
Parishes, Missi Dominici, Pepin, Vikings, Scandinavia, Heretics,
Feudalism, Stirrup, Knight, Vassals, Fief, Einhard, Castles,
Troubadours, Three-Field-System, Manor, Serf, Sacraments,
Excommunication, Simony, Trial By Combat, Trial by Ordeal, and
Monasteries. For a good review : right click the first page and go down
to PRINT and send it to your printer. Now, you can check off these terms
as you quiz yourself. I got this idea and code from Flash by Night.com
Thanks Alexander for sharing.

Knights at the Height of the Middle Ages - Knights At The Height Of The Middle Ages
Go back in time to see how knights lived in the Middle ages. Program includes comparing the Knight and the Samurai. I included in the behind the scenes from the DVD - A Knight's Tale is a 2001 medieval adventure comedy-drama film written, produced, and directed by Brian Helgeland. The film stars were Heath Ledger, Shannyn 

Sossamon, Mark Addy, Alan Tudyk, Rufus Sewell, and Paul Bettany as Geoffrey Chaucer, and James Purefoy as Sir Thomas Colville - Edward, the Black Prince. Told in an anachronistic style with many modern references, the film follows a peasant who is pretending to be a knight, along with his companions, in the world of medieval jousting. William poses as a knight and competes in tournaments, winning accolades and acquiring friendships with such historical figures as Edward the Black Prince and Geoffrey Chaucer.

The film takes its title from Chaucer's :The Knight's Tale" in his Canterbury Tales,

even though the plot is not especially similar.


Merlin Characters - Merlin Characters
Watch the film  Hallmark's Merlin  Merlin. Then enjoy this review.

Gothic Cathedrals - Gothic Cathedrals
Compare the Romanesque Cathedral to the Gothic Cathedral. Activity to
show how log it took to built these cathedrals. Again, David Macaulay's  DVD on
Cathedral is the best way to show how a cathedral is built. Animation helps students see
the terms in action.

Cathedral Catch Game - Cathedral Catch Game
Catch only the clues for a Gothic Cathedral.
Make a Trifold Brochure in Word on Cathedrals.
Have students make a tri-fold brochure of different cathedrals.
SeeTRIFOLD BROCHURE TEMPLATE 2003 Microsoft Word format
Why would someone travel to see that cathedral.? What details could they
include on their brochure?

Society in the Middle Ages - Society in the Middle Ages
Terms include
Just Price
Charter
Commercial Revolution
Trade Fairs
Guilds
Apprentice
Journeyman
Master
Two video clips of Pirates of Silicon Valley showing trade fairs
Cartoon of the Elves and the Shoemaker.




Middle Ages Quiz Show - Middle Ages Quiz Show
12 questions are based on a jeopardy type game.
This program keeps score and provides feedback for both correct and incorrect answers.
Game also give feedback and explains why each answer is correct.
Example of question - 1. Under feudalism, a fief belonged to which category?
A. tax - B. land grant – C. weapon - D. religious title
.



Medieval Match Game - Medieval Match Game
These terms are found in the Medieval Match:
 Charlemagne,
Charles Martel, Geoffrey Chaucer, Eleanor of Aquitaine, Bayeux Tapestries,
Harold Godwinson, Joan of Arc, King John Lackland, Magna Carta
, Marco Polo, Saladin,
Saint Francis of Assi, Pope Urban II, William the Conqueror
, and  Richard the Lionhearted
Graphical Organizer Graphical Organizer for Medieval People
Same terms as above
Great Schism - - Great Schism
The Great Schism and its causes. Also the teachings of Jan Hus and John Wycliffe and with
a drag quiz so you know the difference between them. I have updated the drag quiz to make
it easier to see which answers are incorrect.

The Power of Florence in the Renaissance The Power of Florence
The terms include:
Raphael Sanzio, Niccolo Machiavelli, Renaissance, Patrons, Perspective, Francesco
Petrarch, Sandro Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Donatello, Filippo Brunelleschi
Lorenzo Ghiberti, Humanists, Florence, and Vernacular.
Contains 8 pages of interactivity plus Internet activities.
1. Panorama of Florence
2. Interactive mouse over of terms
3. 3 Videos
4. Interactive mouse over of terms
5. Interactive Matching - with time and score
6. Password clue mouse overs
7. Password Game - with time and score
8. Interactive Time line of events of the Renaissance

The Printing Press in Action - Just the Gutenberg Press in movement.
Gutenberg Press - Location And A Demo Of How It Works
Video Clip of the Old Way  - Shakespeare in Love
Video Clip of the New Way - James Burke - The Day the Universe Changed
Google Map of the Printing Press
Renaissance Writer's Activities
Renaissance Activity With Writers - Renaissance Activity With Writers
Includes: Gutenberg, Boccaccio, Castiglione, Cervantes, Erasmus, Machiavelli, More,
Petrarch, Rabelais, and Shakespeare.

Internet buttons to take you to the main works of each writer.
Groups of students can make a Block printing type setting . They can create their own
message or put a sentence from the writer's main work and print it out. They can also see
the pitfalls of being an apprentice and keep a list for discussion. A free working Gutenberg
printing press as a demo. Click the nine buttons to operate the press. Google Map field trip

Renaissance Writers - Renaissance Writers
Old version - Contains Shakespeare in Love Clip and James Burke clip and a drag and drop
activity. And a printing press field trip.
Clips from Shakespeare In Love - Clips from Shakespeare in Love
Lots to Load Up - Please Wait
Nine pages of clips from Shakespeare in Love
Index
Video of Exit Music by Radiohead
Website for activities -Of all the L's which is the most important to get your life right.
Lover, Liver, Life style, or the Law.
Renaissance Art - Renaissance Art
How frescoes were made on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel
Includes these artist - Raphael, Leonardo, Michelangelo, Jan van Eyck, Botticelli,
and Titian. Review of Art as mouse over and Drag Activity.


Renaissance Art Test - Renaissance Art Test
This quiz the student must match picture to the correct artist in a
drop down menu. Questions randomize

Linear Perspective Part One - Linear Perspective Part One
Brunelleschi's Experiment will blow your mind. This video clip is a must see to
understand Renaissance Art. A very clever way to see perspective.
Professor Burke give a great demonstration by going back in time to show how
It would have looked like historically. When you make the trip to Florence this location
in jammed with tourists.
Linear Perspective - Part Two - Linear Perspective Part Two
Contains two video clips - Who would have ever thought that Linear Perspective
got the New World discovered. Another must see video clip. Wish we could of
had a professor like James Burke.
Google Field Trip to the Uffizi Gallery - Uffizi Gallery

The Uffizi was designed by Giorgio Vasari in 1560 for

Cosimo I de'Medici to house the Granducal Magistratures of

Tuscany. Over time, the top floor loggia became an exhibition

of the dynastic collection of ancient sculpture, artwork and

artifacts.The link is set to go to the gallery. Be sure to

get a guide to show you all the cool stuff when you go to Florence. When you see Cosimo's private pathway you will understand the power and money of the Medici family. Hecould avoid the crowds and potential trouble.In 1565, on the occasion of the marriage of his son Francesco to

Giovanna d'Austria, Cosimo I asked Vasari to design a

raised passageway connecting Palazzo Vecchio with Palazzo

Pitti, the new residence of the family. The passage starts from

the government palace, Palazzo Vecchio, goes through the Uffizi, then runs parallel to the river above a portico and crosses over the Ponte Vecchio. The Corridor continues through the facade of the church of Santa Felicita to reach the Boboli Gardens. The link on the picture takes you to the second floor - YOU have to go to the middle room to see the best Botticelli works.
https://www.google.com/maps/@43.7683333,11.2559626,3a,73.7y,102.18h,88.32t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1sa9yFZYnxhytLyB7FaNoJoQ!2e0!7i13312!8i6656


The Uffizi was designed by Giorgio Vasari in 1560 for Cosimo I de'Medici to house the Granducal Magistratures of Tuscany. Over time, the top floor loggia became an exhibition of the dynastic collection of ancient sculpture, artwork and artifacts.

The eastern wing of the building incorporated the ancient Florentine church of San Pier Scheraggio and the wing to the west connected with two existing buildings, the Mint and the Loggia dei Lanzi. Vasari conceived an architectural module to be repeated all along the building: a portico flanked by two pillars, with niches on the ground floor and three windows on the upper story.

In 1565, on the occasion of the marriage of his son Francesco to Giovanna d'Austria, Cosimo I asked Vasari to design a raised passageway connecting Palazzo Vecchio with Palazzo Pitti, the new residence of the family. The passage starts from the government palace, Palazzo Vecchio, goes through the Uffizi, then runs parallel to the river above a portico and crosses over the Ponte Vecchio. The Corridor continues through the facade of the church of Santa Felicita to reach the Boboli Gardens.


Ideas For Art Projects - The Renaissance Connection
Project Ideas for the time period.
More ideas for Projects - For The Culturally Curious

Discover artworks, collections and stories from all around the world in a new

way. Explore cultural treasures in extraordinary detail and easily share with

your friends.




The Black Plague - The Black Plague
Highly interactive! How fleas got the Black Death started.
Video clip of buboes.

Hundred Years War - Hundred Years War
Interactive picture of the period. Demonstrations of the crossbow and longbow.
Video clip of the Battle of Agincourt. 
Try the review which includes using a longbow.

Review with Bow and Arrow - Review with Bow and Arrow
Click the bow. Answer the question. Close the question dialogue.
Shoot the target. Miss the target and the game is over.
Review questions are in the xml data file.
Stephen Hustedde developed the Question Dialogue for this game. See Stephen Hustedde
Practice your archery skills

A Vijay Kumar Game
 

Joan of Arc Lesson
Joan of Arc Air File
This will load up as a program on your computer it includes the correct Flash
Player file as well. You can put it on the desktop or in a folder.
Try this new Android file
Joan for Phone or Tablet
 It installs on your Android phone or tablet. You will need to go to the Settings - then
Security - and check  Unknown sources.

Joan of Arc Game - Joan of Arc Game
Keep Joan out of the fires of the English. Keeps score and includes sounds.
Just what your students need to relax from the Hundred Year's War.
Good Olde Edutainment. Jody Hall built a game like this with Spiders. It was
a super tutorial.
Absolute Monarchs Password - Absolute Monarchs Password
These 15 terms are played in a computer game with score and time for each round. It's a new
game every time you play. Location of terms and order of clues change each game. Don't
have enough computers? Try playing this awesome game on a white board. Challenge your
class on the white board! Check time and score for the # 1 player. The terms include:
Divine Right, Old Regime, Philip II,  El Greco,  Diego Velázquez, Miguel de Cervantes,
Henry IV, Cardinal Richelieu, Louis XIV, Thirty Years War, Maria Theresa, Frederick the Great
Peter the Great,  Rembrandt van Rijn, Johannes (Jan) Vermeer and
Jean-Baptiste Poquelin - Moliere

Wives of Henry the VIII - Wives of Henry the VIII
Time line showing the major events of Henry the VIII's life
Drag and Drop these cards to the correct location. Check to see if you got
the right wife.

 Henry's Wives - Henry's Wives
Learn the finger way to remember Henry's wives. A review of the reformation
People with a concentration game. How did these people react in the Age of
Reformation? Catherine of Aragon, Anne Boleyn, Jane Seymour, Anne of Cleves,
Catherine Howard, Catherine Parr, Martin Luther, Ignatius Loyola, Ulrich
Zwingli, John Knox, John Calvin, Henry the VIII, Edward the VI, Mary Tudor,
and Elizabeth Tudor.

Graphic Organizer for the Absolute Monarchs - Graphic Organizer Absolute Monarchs
Contains the following terms: Divine Right , Old Regime, Philip II, El Greco, Diego Velázquez,
Miguel de Cervantes, Henry IV, Cardinal Richelieu, Louis XIV, Thirty Years War,
Maria TheresaFrederick the Great, Peter the Great, Rembrandt van Rijn.
Johannes (Jan) Vermeer, and Jean-Baptiste Poquelin - Molière.

Absolute Monarch Flips - Who's Who Game - Absolute Monarch Flips
Who's who Game
Try this flip-card game where students can interact with the material. Again
Same terms Divine Right , Old Regime, Philip II, El Greco, Diego Velázquez,
Miguel de Cervantes, Henry IV, Cardinal Richelieu, Louis XIV, Thirty Years War,
Maria TheresaFrederick the Great, Peter the Great, Rembrandt van Rijn.
Johannes (Jan) Vermeer, and Jean-Baptiste Poquelin - Molière.

Absolute Monarchs Game - Absolute Monarchs Game
A look at the European monarchs in the absolute period and after. The preview and match
game includes these monarchs:
Peter the Great, Catherine the Great, Michael Romanov, Henry of Navarre, Louis the 13th,
Louis XIV, Charles the V, Phillip II, Charles VI, Maria Theresa, Frederick William,
Frederick the Great, Joseph II, Henry the VIII, and Elizabeth Tudor.

Wheel of Explorers
Explorer's Wheel - Explorers Wheel with Quiz
Spin the wheel and match the correct explorer with what they explored. Explorers include the following: Amerigo Vespucci, Vasco da Gama, Pedro Cabral, Ferdinand Magellan, Prince Henry, Vasco da Balboa, Ponce de Leon, Hernán Cortés, Zheng He, Francisco Pizarro, Christopher Columbus, Giovanni da Verrazzano, Henry Hudson, Bartolomeu Dias, Sir Francis Drake, John Cabot, Jacques Cartier, Francisco Coronado, Martin  Frobisher, and Samuel de Champlain.
Explorers Matching Game - Explorers Matching Game
See if you know what Amerigo Vespucci, Pedro Cabral, Vasco da Gama,
Dias, Prince Henry, Columbus, Balboa, Ponce de Leon, Cortes, Magellan,
Coronado, Pizarro, Cabot, Drake, Frobisher, Hudson, and Cartier
discovered?
Explorer Review - Explorer Review
See the animated routes of the European and Chinese explorers. Match up who explored
what. Highly interactive! Look at and test on the tools of discovery. A quick look at the foods
exchanged during the Columbian Exchange. See what Amerigo Vespucci, Pedro Cabral,
Vasco da Gama, Dias, Prince Henry, Columbus, Balboa, Ponce de Leon, Cortes, Magellan,
Coronado, Pizarro, Cabot, Drake, Frobisher, Hudson, Verrazzano, Cartier, Marquette & Jolliet,
 La Salle, and Zheng He discovered.

Country Test for Explorers - Country Test for the Explorers
Can you drag the Explorer to the correct flag they sailed for? Amerigo Vespucci,
Pedro Cabral, Vasco da Gama, Dias, Prince Henry, Columbus, Balboa, Ponce de Leon,
Cortes, Magellan, Coronado, Pizarro, Cabot, Drake, Frobisher, Hudson, Verrazzano,
Cartier, Marquette & Jolliet, La Salle, and Zheng He.
Keeps Score for each flag and grand total.

Explorer Test - Explorer Test
Flash program to test on what the European explorers discovered. What did these European
Explorers discover?Vespucci, Cabral, Vasco da Gama, Dias, Prince Henry, Columbus,
Balboa, Ponce de Leon, Cortes, Magellan, Coronado, Pizarro, Cabot, Drake, Frobisher,
Hudson, Verrazzano, Cartier, Marquette & Jolliet, La Salle, and Zheng He.
Explorer Chart - Explorer Chart
Covers Amerigo Vespucci, Pedro Cabral, Vasco da Gama, Dias, Prince Henry, Columbus,
Balboa, Ponce de Leon, Cortes, Magellan, Coronado, Pizarro, Cabot, Drake, Frobisher,
Hudson, Verrazzano, Cartier, Marquette & Jolliet, La Salle, and Zheng He

Columbian Exchange - Columbian Exchange
What did the explorers give the Native Americans as they explored the new
world? Match the crops with the area they came from. Highly interactive! This
is a great way to use the white board. Let students click the crops and learn
about the exchange. Then let them drag the crops to the correct location.
A test is also included and graded for you.

Columbian Exchange Test - Columbian Exchange Test Stand alone Quiz
What did the explorers give the Native Americans as they explored the new world?
Match the crops with the area they came from.

New World Food Lab - New World Food Lab
Image result for ratatouille movie
Here is a great movie to watch while exploring the foods the explorers discovered when
they discovered the New World.  We passed out a sheet of paper as a sign-up sheet for what the students would bring.
 We always needed cups - plates - sporks - napkins - 2 liter drinks and then the ideas of
dishes the students came up with. Check out the different activities in the presentation.
Page two gives the crops from the New World. Use the Internet to locate recipes for New
World foods.

Enlightened Scientists - Enlightened Scientists
Enjoy these animations starting with the planets. Sorry no Pluto! Click view from the menu and select zoom in and you can see the moon revolve around the earth. Other animations made in Adobe Flash follow. Intro to the Enlightenment with the important scientists of the day. What are these men known for Ptolemy, Nicolaus Copernicus, Tycho Brahe, Johannes Kepler, Galileo Galilei, Sir Isaac Newton, Galen of Pergamum, Theophrastus Paracelsus, Ambroise Pare, Andreas Vesalius, Francis Bacon, William Harvey, Zachariau Jansen, Rene Descartes, Evangelista Torricelli, Robert Boyle, Antonie Leeuwenhoek, and Edward Jenner
Enlightenment Test - Enlightenment Test
A test on the 18 scientists and astronomers in the Enlightenment period. Includes Ptolemy,
Nicolaus Copernicus, Tycho Brahe, Johannes Kepler, Galileo Galilei, Sir Isaac Newton,
Galen of Pergamum, Theophrastus Paracelsus, Ambroise Paré, Andreas Vesalius, Francis Bacon,
William Harvey, Zachariau Jansen, René Descartes, Evangelista Torricelli, Robert Boyle, Antonie
Leeuwenhoek, and Edward Jenner?
Each question has a drop down answer and each question is graded to show a check if correct or an
X showing incorrect.
British Industrial Cities - British Industrial Cities
Locate these cities of the Industrial Revolution - Bristol, London,
Birmingham, Sheffield, Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds, Newcastle, Edinburgh, and Glasgow.


Enlightened Composers - Enlightened Composers
This program gives 30 second music clips of the composers along with a
test on-line with a leader board. Drag the musical clip to the correct composer
Franz Joseph Haydn, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Johann S. Bach,
George Frideric Handel, Antonio Vivaldi, Johann Pachebel.
Mozart in Shawshank - Mozart Clip in Swawshank - more than the clip
This program explains the use of the Mozart clip in Shawshank
Redemption. Use this when you study Classical Music in World History.

Composer Challenge - Composer  Challenge
Can you add your name to the list of Great Composers?
Listen to the clips then drag to the correct composer.
Enlightened Philosophers Game Version - Enlightened Philosophers Game Version
Jack Cone, or after these female voices, Jacqueline added the voices to the quotes of the philosophers page. Thanks Jack!
Contains four games to deal with the Enlightened Philosophers. The terms include:
Rousseau, Voltaire, Salon, Denis Diderot, Montesquieu, John Locke, Thomas Hobbes, Enlightenment, Madame Geoffrin, Sir Isaac Newton, Mary Wollstonecraft, Mary Astell, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Johann Sebastian Bach, George Federick Handel and the Age of Enlightenment.

Philosopher Flips - Philosopher Flips
Adam Smith, Thomas Hobbes, John Locke, Voltaire, Mary Wollstonecraft, Mary Astell,
Rousseau, Madame Geoffrin, Baron Montesquieu and Denis Diderot?

Philosopher Matching Game - Philosopher Matching Game
Match the Philosopher with his/her thoughts or accomplishments.
Impact of the Enlightenment - Impact of the Enlightenment
How did the Enlightened Philosophers shape our current
government? Drag these cards to the correct location.
with these categories
Major ideas
Major quotes
Their impact on government
The philosophers are  Hobbes, Locke, Voltaire, Diderot,
Montesquieu, and Rousseau.


English Bills - English Bills
The following bills are covered in the above program;

Petition of Rights - 1628,Test Act - 1673, Habeas Corpus - 1679, Bill of Rights -1689,
Act of Toleration - 1689, 
Act of Settlement - 1701, and Act of Union - 1707
Limited English Government - Password Game
Guess James I from these clues flashing on the screen -
Clue 1: King who replaced Elizabeth
Clue 2: Started the Stuart line
Clue 3: Believed in Divine Right
Clue 4: Supervised the translation of the Bible
Clue 5: Quarreled with Parliament
Clue 6: Religious issues with Puritans
Other terms include ,Charles I, Oliver Cromwell, Charles II, James II, William and Mary, Restoration,
Glorious Revolution, Bill of Rights, Habeas Corpus, English Civil War, Prime Minister, Parliament, Political Parties,
Test Act, Act of Toleration, Act of Settlement, and Act of Union
Graphical Organizer - Limited English Government
Terms include ,Charles I, Oliver Cromwell, Charles II, James II, William and Mary, Restoration,
Glorious Revolution, Bill of Rights, Habeas Corpus, English Civil War, Prime Minister, Parliament,
Political Parties, Test Act, Act of Toleration, Act of Settlement, and Act of Union

Monty Python's  - Oliver Cromwell
A great way to start the English Civil War or explain how it happened. Have fun with this one!
Pictures and text to the Oliver Cromwell Song.
Oliver Cromwell - Monty Python
SPOKEN: THE MOST INTERESTING THING ABOUT KING CHARLES I
IS THAT HE WAS 5'6" TALL AT THE START OF HIS REIGN, BUT ONLY 4'8" TALL
AT THE END OF IT... BECAUSE OF...

Romantic Composers - Romantic Composers
Teach the difference between romantic and nationalistic composers. Guess which type
they were. All music is included in 30 second clips. Mouse over to expose information and
the music that made them famous.

What's Opera Doc - What's Opera Doc
More Romantic music from the Romantic Composers. Richard Wagner and the movie clip from Warner Bros. cartoon "What's Opera Doc?"  What's Opera Doc was directed by Chuck Jones for Warner Bros. Cartoons. The Michael Maltese story features Elmer Fudd chasing Bugs Bunny through a operatic parody of 19th century classical composer Richard Wagner’s operas, particularly Der Ring des Nibelungen (The Ring of the Nibelung) and Tannhäuser.
Verdi's Opera with Pretty Woman - Verd's Opera with Pretty Woman
Add this video clip to your study of Romantic Music and watch the opera
"La traviata" using the "Pretty Woman" movie. Sometimes opera can be interesting.
Edward (Richard Gere) leaves work early the next day and takes a breath-taking Vivian
(Julia Roberts) on a date to the opera in San Francisco in his private jet. She is clearly
moved by the opera (which is La Traviata, whose plot deals with a rich man tragically
falling in love with a courtesan).

Franz Liszt.- Hungarian Rhapsody - Franz Liszt.- Hungarian Rhapsody

More Romantic Music to add to your study of famous composers. Use the Bugs Bunny cartoon clip to play the Hungarian Rhapsody. Friz Freleng used this piece in Warner Brothers Rhapsody Rabbit, which featured Bugs Bunny as a concert pianist playing the solo piano version. This film was clearly inspired by its first use in 1929 because many of the gags are similar. However, controversy followed this short's release.

Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata - Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata
Gary Oldman practiced playing the piano five hours a day to play the piano in this "Moonlight Sonata."
Decomposing Composers - Decomposing Composers
A funny way to get students into the Classical and Romantic Composers.
The group includes the following: Beethoven, Mozart, Brahms, Liszt, Elgar,
Schubert, Chopin, Handel, Haydn, Rachmaninov, Verdi,  Wagner, Debussy, Claude Achille
Debussy, Christoph Willibald Gluck, Carl Maria von Weber, Giacomo Meyerbeer,
Modest Mussorgsky, and Johann Nepomuk Hummel
All done by Michael Palin and the Monty Python group back in the 1980's.

Agricultural Inventions - Agricultural Inventions
Jethro Tull, Charles Townshend, Thomas Gainsborough, Robert
Blakewell show off their inventions or ideas

Erie CanalErie Canal and how the locks works
How the Erie Canal was built along with animation of how a lock
works. Includes canal songs.Two outside links.

 
Dave Rach - Sings Oh! That Low Bridge
Erie Canal Song Dave Ruch sings "Oh That Low Bridge with words included.
In PPTX format This is a PDF file. About six minutes.

Inventors Matching Game - Part One - Inventors Matching Game - Part One
The Age of Invention - Great Inventions for the World - Inventors of the
Industrial Age - Inventions that made a difference - Inventions that changed
the world. This part 1 game includes these inventors; Charles Townshend,
Jethro Tull, Enclosure, John Kay, James Hargreaves, Richard Arkwright, Samuel Crompton, Edward Cartwright, Eli Whitney, Joseph Jacquard, Thomas Savery,
Thomas Newcomen, Abraham Darby, Henry Cort, and  Henry Bessemer.
 
Inventors Matching Game - Part Two - Inventors Matching Game - Part Two
Eli Whitney, George Stephenson, Henry Ford, Michael Faraday, Gottlieb Daimler,
Guglielmo Marconi, Thomas Edison, Rudolf Diesel, Wright Brothers, Nikola Tesla,
Nikola Tesla, Alexander Graham Bell, James Watts, Samuel Morse, Louis Daguerre, and
Alessandro Volta


Inventors at Teachers First- Inventors at Teachers First
TeachersFirst offers this classroom-ready unit on Inventors of the Industrial Revolution,
written by Georgia social studies teacher Bill Burton and revised in 2007, in a format
well-suited for projector, interactive whiteboard, or individual student use. The unit is
designed for middle and high school students, but could easily be adapted for upper
elementary grades, as well. Activities are divided into categories:
  • Agriculture
  • Textile
  • Steam and Steel
  • Transportation
  • Technology

Inventors Test- Inventors Test
Drag the Inventor to his Invention - Charles Townshend, Jethro Tull, Enclosure, John Kay, James Hargreaves, Richard Arkwright, Samuel Crompton, Edward Cartwright, Eli Whitney, Joseph Jacquard, Thomas Savery, Thomas Newcomen, Abraham Darby, Henry Cort, and Henry Bessemer Eli Whitney, Gottlieb Daimler, Henry Ford, James Watts, George Stephenson, Guglielmo Marconi, Nikola Tesla, Thomas Edison, Louis Daguerre, Alexander Graham Bell, Alessandro Volta, Michael Faraday, Samuel Morse, Wright Brothers, and Rudolf Diesel.
Inventors Graphic Organizer - Inventors Graphic Organizer
Includes this list: Charles Townshend, Jethro Tull, Enclosure, John Kay,
James Hargreaves, Richard Arkwright, Samuel Crompton, Edward Cartwright,  Eli Whitney, Joseph Jacquard, Thomas Savery,Thomas Newcomen, James Watt, Abraham Darby, Henry Cort, Henry Bessemer, Duke of Bridgewater, George Stephenson,Robert Fulton, Eli Whitney(again) Gottlieb Daimler, Rudolf Diesel,Henry Ford, Wright Brothers, Alessandro Volta, Michael Faraday,Samuel Morse, Louis Daguerre, Alexander Graham Bell, Thomas Edison, Nikola Tesla, and Guglielmo Marcon
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French Revolution Games - French Revolution Games
Page 1 - Who's who in the French Revolution
Page 2 - Steps 1 - 6 in the French Revolution
Page 3 - Tour the Legislative Assembly - Link
Page 4 - Where they sat in the Legislative Assembly - Drag Quiz
Page 5 - More steps in the French Revolution -With Links
Page 6 -Execution of Louis XVI - This hurts! Animation
Page 7 -Even more steps in the French Revolution - More Links
Page 8 - French Revolution Match Game of 15 Terms - Timed Quiz
Page 9 - Score of Game from p8. - Score and Time
Page 10 - Links 1-7 to the movie Scarlet Pimpernel - Links to YouTube
Page 11 - Links 8 - 14 to the movie Scarlet Pimpernel - Links to YouTube
Page 12 - 15 terms defined - Mouse over terms
Page 13 - Password Game with the 15 terms - Scored and timed game
Page 14 - Questions on the French Rev with score - Quick Quiz
Page 15 - Governments of the French Rev. with score - One more quiz
The terms include:
National Assembly, Old Regime, Estates General, Committee of Public Safety
Marie Antoinette, Legislative Assembly, Directory, Versailles, Napoleon, National Convention, Reign of Terror, Louis XVI, Tennis Court Oath, Bastille and Bourgeoisie

French Revolution Password- French Revolution Password
This is included in the above program.
The terms include: National Assembly, Old Regime, Estates General,
Committee of Public Safety, Marie Antoinette, Legislative Assembly,
Directory, Versailles, Napoleon, National Convention, Reign of Terror,
Louis XVI, Tennis Court Oath, Bastille, Bourgeoisie

Napoleon Match Game - Napoleon Match Game
Review these Napoleon terms: Thomas Jefferson, Admiral Lord Nelson, Duke of Wellington, Josephine, Marie Louise, Napoleon Bonaparte, Alexander I, Minard's graph,
Maurice de Talleyrand, Prince Von Metternich, Elba, St. Helena, Battle of Trafalgar,
Invasion of Russia, and Iberian Peninsula.

Battle of Trafalgar - Battle of Trafalgar
War with France brought victory at Trafalgar and Waterloo, and gave Britain control of the seas. This is a great animation of an event that changed history for Napoleon.
Master and Commander - Master and Commander
The novel/movie is set during 1800 and follows Aubrey's naval exploit during a window of time early in Britain's war with Napoleon's France. Aubrey's ship enters several naval battles that draw on the feats of Lord Cochrane, including a battle modeled after Cochrane's famous victory while commanding the brig HMS Speedy over the xebec-frigate ElGamo. 
Currents of Thought Part One - Currents of Thought Part One
Watch the slide show of why they are famous and then Match them to their
accomplishment. Each game is timed and scored. The famous includes Sigmund Freud,
Henri Becquerel, Marie Curie, Ivan Pavlov, Louis Pasteur, Mary Shelley, Edgar A. Poe,
Sir Walter Scott, Henry Wordsworth, George Sand, Frank Lloyd Wright, Louis Sullivan,
Dmitri Mendeleev, Wilhelm Roentgen, and Robert Koch.
Currents of Thought Part Two - Currents of Thought Part Two
See the automatic slide show of famous people in the Age of Progress. See what made the following famous Thomas Malthus, David Ricardo, Auguste Comte, James Clerk Maxwell, Joseph Lister, Gregor Mendel, Louis Blanc, Charles Fourier, Robert Owen, John Stuart Mill, Jeremy Bentham, Marx and Engels, Laissez-fair, Samuel Wilberforce, and Charles Darwin,  Play the matching game - Watch for score and time.
Graphic Organizers for Currents of Thought
Currents1GraphicOrganizer.doc
Currents2GraphicOrganizer.doc
Currents of Thought Part I & 2.docx
Currents of Thought Part I & 2.pdf

The Great Famine 1845 -1848 - The Great Famine 1845 -1848
Interactive graphs show how Ireland lost population from the potato blight.
Two video clips on the results of the famine. Ties in with immigration and a
possible food lab to demonstrate how important this world's fourth-largest
food crop was. Take a look at these world dishes made from potatoes.

Frank Lloyd Wright - Frank Lloyd Wright
A look at five of his buildings and their relationship to nature of geography. I have included five drill-down Google Map with the location of each building along with video for each building. This is how Wright put geography into his buildings. Why not made every space we have special to give us inspiration?
1. The demolished Larkin Building - Looking down from a mountain top
2. Unity Temple - Standing on a bluff looking at the distance
3. Falling Water - The surprise of water in another high spot
4. Johnson Wax - Working in a forest
5. The Guggenheim Museum - Climbing a mountain on a spiral or inclined plane

Immigration at Ellis Island - Immigration at Ellis Island
Activities for Ellis Island
1.
Use flash to Google down to Ellis Island.
2. Sing the immigration song with Neil Diamond.
3. Watch Hitch and Sara go through Ellis .
4. Tour Ellis Island
5. Watch award winning video on Immigration 
6.
Did your relatives pass through Ellis Island? Search the database..
7. See where they came from and where in the U.S. they went.
8. Take the quiz.

Introduction to Impressionism - Introduction to Impressionism
Get students started with Impressionism with this introduction. Each
movie clip deals with the concepts of Impressionism.
Don McLean's song "Vincent" has buttons to bring up the Internet where
Vincent writes about his paintings. The program was designed so the
instructor could stop and start clip to add comments or instruction. New Information
about Vincent's death and ear slashing are included.

Post-Impressionism - Post-Impressionism
Joel Swerdlow - Assistance Editor at National Geographic poured his heart and soul in this 1997 October edition p. 100. He also took the words of Vincent and put them in red like many Bibles do with the words of Christ. One of my favorites is: There may be a great fire in our soul, yet no one ever comes to warm himself at it, and the
passers-by see only a wisp of smoke.
Wow!

Starry Night Art Project - Starry Night Project
Van Gogh's night sky is a field of roiling energy. Below the exploding stars, the village is a place of quiet order. Connecting earth and sky is the flamelike cypress, a tree traditionally associated with graveyards and mourning. But death was not ominous for van Gogh. "Looking at the stars always makes me dream," he said, "Why, I ask myself, shouldn't the shining dots of the sky be as accessible as the black dots on the map of France?
Artist Match - Artist Match
Artists Match Part Two- Artists Match Part Two
Match the art with their painters - Drag the art to the correct Artist
Impressionist Painters - Impressionist Painters
Impressionist Painters includes the following: Cassett, Cezanne, Degas, Gauguin, Caillebotte, Manet, Monet, Renoir, Seurat, and Van Gogh.
Russian Revolution Vocabulary Terms - Russian Revolution Graphic Organizer Vocabulary Terms
The terms on this Graphic Organizer include: Duma, Alexander III, Joseph Stalin, Totalitarian State, Vladimir Lenin, Provisional Government, Pogroms, Soviets, Treaty of Brest-Litovsk, March Revolution, Leon Trotsky, Alexia, Rasputin, Czar Nicholas II, Bloody Sunday, Alexandra, November Revolution, and Civil War in Russia.
Russian Silhouettes - Russian Revolution Silhouetts
Intro - Vote for your favorite Russian Mood music
Page 1 - Introduction to silhouettes
Page 2 - How to make your own silhouettes using Adobe PhotoShop
Page 3 - Making silhouettes continued
Page 4 - Using the silhouette to find out more about the terms.
Page 5 - Using the silhouette to find out more about the terms.
Page 6 - Using the silhouette to find out more about the terms.
Page 7 - Vocabulary Match Game with score and time
The terms include: Duma, Alexander III, Joseph Stalin, Totalitarian State, Vladimir Lenin, Provisional Government, Pogroms, Soviets, Treaty of Brest-Litovsk, March Revolution, Leon Trotsky, Alexia, Rasputin, Czar Nicholas II, Bloody Sunday, Alexandra, November Revolution, and Civil War in Russia.
Page 8 - Score and time of Game
Page 9 - Trailer to the movie Nicholas and Alexandra
Page 10 - Clues to each vocabulary term
Page 11 - Guess the term from the clues game.
Page 12 - Movie Clips
Page 13 - Russian Nesting Dolls Game
Password Game of the Russian Revolution - Password Game of Russian Revolution
Country Sides in 1914
World War One Starts - World War One Starts
Introduction to the beginning of World War I. Contains a game to match the Causes of World War I to Nationalism, Colonial Rivalries, Military Buildup, Triple Alliance, and Triple Entente . Identify the countries of Europe at the time of World War I. Color the countries to match Allies, Central Powers, or Neutrals. Get correct answers and a score. Animate the events of the Assassination of the Archduke Ferdinand. See how quickly the countries went to war. Animation of the last days of the Lusitania. Watch On-Line videos of the Lusitania and other events of World War I. Ideas for a discussion on which strategy won the war. Submarine warfare or Blockade. Ends with the Zimmermann Note.
World War Matching Game - World War Matching Game
Match these terms - Rasputin, Mata Hari, Gavrilo Princip, Baron von Richthofen, Ferdinand Foch, Schlieffen Plan, Kaiser Wilhelm, Woodrow Wilson, Eddie Rickenbacker, Billy Mitchell, Anthony Fokker, Czar Nicholas II, General John J. Pershing, Alexander Kerensky, and Vladimir Lenin
Technology in World War One - Technology in World War One
The plane finds a home in the military as soon as they learn it's great for observation and once they equip it with a machine gun then the race is on.
Provides a good look of how the plane evolves. Shows the pilots who flew them. A good intro into the weapons of WWI.

Royal Guardsmen sing Snoopy - Royal Guardsmen sing Snoopy
Add this to the World War I stuff on the fun side. The Royal Guardsmen sing this 1967 classic along with the lyrics.
Gandhi Timeline Quiz - Gandhi Timeline Quiz
A Gandhi Quiz has an interactive 10 questions that scores a students response. The last page has a game where students match events to a timeline of Gandhi's life. Move the cards below to the correct circle above. Then click the "How'd I Do" button. Students navigate to pages by mouse overs of a moveable filmstrip. Very interactive. I have included a reset button to let more students play. It a good idea for a graphic organizer.
Freedom WritersFreedom Writers
A new twist on the Diary of Anne Frank great to show in full or clips for teaching the Holocaust.
The Dictators - The Dictators
"Der Fuehrer's Face" & "Victory Through Air Power" These two videos do a great job of showing how America went about the task of defeating Hitler.
Dictators of World War II - Dictators of World War II
Review of the World War Two dictators.
Adolf Hitler
Benito Mussolini
Joseph Stalin
Hirohito
Mao Zedong
Francisco Franco

Match Events to the correct Dictator - Match Events to the correct Dictator
All included in the above program.

Graphic Organizer for the Dictators - Graphic Organizer for the Dictators
What Disney did during the war - What Disney did during the war
Battle of Britain - Battle of Britain
Explains how radar saved the British from Germany's air attacks. Video clips help with this lesson. 
World War Two Match Game - World War II Match Game
Who are these people from World War II?
Isoroku Yamamoto, Neville Chamberlain, Franklin Roosevelt, George Patton,
Hideki Tojo, Adolf Hitler, Dwight Eisenhower, Chester Nimitz, Erwin Rommel,
Francisco Franco, Benito Mussolini, Pablo Picasso, Winston Churchill,
 Charles de Gaulle, and Hirohito.

World War Two Dates - World War Two Dates
Drag these 15 events to the correct year that they occurred.
Conferences of World War II- Conferences of World War II
What plans were made at the Atlantic, Tehran, Yalta, Potsdam Conferences to shape the outcome of World War II? Details of each conference.- Drag and Drop Quiz with a score. Spin the wheel match a clue - score points. Links to videos of each conference. Make your own graphic organizer to hold main accomplishments of each conference.
World War II Password - World War II Password
The terms include: George Marshall, Divine Wind, Winston Churchill, Yalta Conference
Battle of the Bulge, D-Day, Battle of the Atlantic, Potsdam Conference, Pearl Harbor,
Harry S. Truman, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Truman Doctrine, Blitzkrieg. Manhattan Project
Island Hopping.

Cold War Match Game - Cold War Match Game
The terms include : North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Winston Churchill, Franklin Roosevelt, United Nations, Germany Partitioned, Trinity, Warsaw Pact, Fat Man, Little Boy, Harry Truman, Robert Oppenheimer, Dwight Eisenhower, Tickling the Dragon, and Berlin Airlift.
Hot Spots in the Cold War - Hot Spots in the Cold War
The Hot Spots include: Cuba, Israel, Germany, Korea, China, India, Hungary
The Game has 32 incidents that match the above locations. Time and score are included.
1964 - 1989We Didn't Start the Fire Song
1948 - Harry Truman, Doris Day, Red China, Johnnie Ray, South Pacific, Walter Winchell, Joe DiMaggio,
1949 - Joe McCarthy, Richard Nixon, Studebaker, television North Korea, South Korea, Marilyn Monroe,
1950 - Rosenbergs, H-bomb, Sugar Ray, Panmunjom Brando, "The King and I" and "The Catcher in the Rye"
1951 - Eisenhower, vaccine, England's got a new queen, Marciano, Liberace, Santayana goodbye
We didn't start the fire It was always burning Since the world's been turning We didn't start the fire No we didn't light it But we tried to fight it
1952 - Joseph Stalin, Malenkov, Nasser and Prokofiev Rockefeller, Campanella, Communist Bloc,
1953 - Roy Hn, Juan Peron, Toscanini, dacron, Dien Bien Phu falls, "Rock Around the Clock"
1954 - Einstein, James Dean, Brooklyn's got a winning team, Davy Crockett, Peter Pan, Elvis Presley, Disneyland,
1955 - Bardot, Budapest, Alabama, Krushchev, Princess Grace, "Peyton Place", trouble in the Suez
We didn't start the fire It was always burning Since the world's been turning We didn't start the fire No we didn't light it But we tried to fight it
1956 - Little Rock, Pasternak, Mickey Mantle, Kerouac, Sputnik, Chou En-Lai, "Bridge on the River Kwai"
1957 - Lebanon, Charlse de Gaulle, California baseball, Starkweather, homicide, children of thalidomide,
1958 - Buddy Holly, "Ben Hur", space monkey, Mafia, Hula hoops, Castro, Edsel is a no-go,
1959 - U-2, Syngman Rhee, payola and Kennedy, Chubby Checker, "Psycho", Belgians in the Congo,
We didn't start the fire It was always burning Since the world's been turning We didn't start the fire No we didn't light it But we tried to fight it
1960 - Hemingway, Eichmann, "Stranger in a Strange Land" Dylan, Berlin, Bay of Pigs invasion,
1961"Lawrence of Arabia", British Beatlemania, Ole Miss, John Glenn, Liston beats Patterson,
Pope Paul, Malcolm X, British politician sex, JFK, blown away, what else do I have to say?
We didn't start the fire It was always burning Since the world's been turning We didn't start the fire No we didn't light it But we tried to fight it
1964 - 1989 - Birth control, Ho Chi Minh, Richard Nixon back again, Moonshot, Woodstock, Watergate, punk rock,
Begin, Reagan, Palestine, terror on the airline, Ayatollah's in Iran, Russians in Afghanistan,
"Wheel of Fortune", Sally Ride, heavy metal suicide, Foreign debts, homeless vets, AIDS, crack, Bernie Goetz, Hypodermics on the shores, China's under martial law, Rock and roller cola wars, I can't take it anymore
We didn't start the fire It was always burning Since the world's been turning We didn't start the fire No we didn't light it But we tried to fight it We didn't start the fire
But when we are gone Will it still burn on, and on, and on, and on
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Berlin Airlift Game