Year 8 History - Angkor: Khmer Empire (c.802 – c.1431)
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Year 8 History - Angkor: Khmer Empire (c.802 – c.1431)
Theories of the decline of Angkor, such as the overuse of water resources, neglect of public works as a result of ongoing war, and the effects of climate change (ACDSEH062) This annotated list can be taught in conjunction with http://www.scoop.it/t/year-8-hist
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Asia Education Foundation website - resources for the study of Asia and Asian life. For school leaders, teachers and students. Specific sites for China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia and the Philippines.
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A Cambodian temple rises in the jungle

A Cambodian temple rises in the jungle | Year 8 History - Angkor: Khmer Empire (c.802 – c.1431) | Scoop.it

Discover Angkor Wat, one of the world's largest religious structures and the central temple of the Khmer Empire, which ruled much of South-East Asia from 802 to 1431 CE. Completed in 1150, Angkor Wat stands in the remains of the capital of the Khmer Empire. Learn about the significance of this amazing temple and its colourful history.

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Exploring Angkor with Zhou Daguan

Exploring Angkor with Zhou Daguan | Year 8 History - Angkor: Khmer Empire (c.802 – c.1431) | Scoop.it
In this digibook, take the opportunity to immerse yourself in the daily life of this mighty Khmer civilisation, as described by Chinese emissary Zhou Daguan.
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Mysteries of Angkor

Mysteries of Angkor | Year 8 History - Angkor: Khmer Empire (c.802 – c.1431) | Scoop.it
Did you know that around 800 years ago the world's biggest city was in Cambodia? From the 10th century, Angkor was the...
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The Angkor Empire, Environment, and Conflict

The Angkor Empire, Environment, and Conflict | Year 8 History - Angkor: Khmer Empire (c.802 – c.1431) | Scoop.it

"This article discusses theories for the demise of the Angkor Empire."

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Collapse of Angkor - What Caused the End of the Khmer Empire

Collapse of Angkor - What Caused the End of the Khmer Empire | Year 8 History - Angkor: Khmer Empire (c.802 – c.1431) | Scoop.it
The end of the Khmer Empire (or Angkor civilization) came about as a direct result of the civilization's inability to adapt to an extended drought brought about by climate change.
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Resources | Asia Education Foundation

Resources | Asia Education Foundation | Year 8 History - Angkor: Khmer Empire (c.802 – c.1431) | Scoop.it
History resources that support teaching about Asia
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Google Maps - The temples of Angkor

Google Maps - The temples of Angkor | Year 8 History - Angkor: Khmer Empire (c.802 – c.1431) | Scoop.it
Discover the world with Google Maps. Experience Street View, 3D Mapping, turn-by-turn directions, indoor maps and more across your devices.
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Angkor: UNESCO World Heritage site - FUSE - Department of Education & Training

Angkor: UNESCO World Heritage site - FUSE - Department of Education & Training | Year 8 History - Angkor: Khmer Empire (c.802 – c.1431) | Scoop.it
FUSE is a Department of Education & Training (Victoria, Australia) digital repository and sharing space. It contains websites, images, video, audio, interactives, documents and other rich media types with all resources tagged according to school audience.
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Protecting Ancient Ankgor today

Protecting Ancient Ankgor today | Year 8 History - Angkor: Khmer Empire (c.802 – c.1431) | Scoop.it
Watch this clip about Angkor, an area in Cambodia that contains a famous and ancient temple complex, to help develop...
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Angkor, Seat of the Khmer Empire, Wilted When Water Ran Low

Angkor, Seat of the Khmer Empire, Wilted When Water Ran Low | Year 8 History - Angkor: Khmer Empire (c.802 – c.1431) | Scoop.it
Researchers have found that prolonged droughts and soil overuse may have led to the decline of the ancient city of Angkor.
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me ha's curator insight, August 16, 2015 8:04 PM

well thats just interesting now isnt it?

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Angkor | AC History Units

Angkor | AC History Units | Year 8 History - Angkor: Khmer Empire (c.802 – c.1431) | Scoop.it
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Unit of work published by HTAA to support Year 8 Depth Study. The Year 8 program: the Asia-Pacific world – Angkor (PDF, 105 KB) outlines a series of 21 lessons. The learning sequence in this unit selects lessons 8-12 from this program and suggests how they might be approached. A rich collection of source material is provided, as well as instructions for teachers seeking guidance in working with historical sources.

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Cambodia History: Rise and Fall of Khmer (Angkor) Civilization

Article summarizing the reasons for the rise and fall of Angkor Civilization - Cambodia
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Drought Led to Demise of Ancient City of Angkor

Drought Led to Demise of Ancient City of Angkor | Year 8 History - Angkor: Khmer Empire (c.802 – c.1431) | Scoop.it
Technology couldn't prevent collapse of the great civilization of Angkor.
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