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Cleopatra VII - Queen

Cleopatra VII - Queen | Ancient Civilisations | Scoop.it

Cleopatra was an Egyptian queen who had affairs with Rome's Julius Caesar and Marc Antony. She and Antony were defeated by Octavian in the battle at Actium. Learn more at Biography.com.

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ancient Egypt | Civilization, Geography, & History | Britannica.com

ancient Egypt | Civilization, Geography, & History | Britannica.com | Ancient Civilisations | Scoop.it

Ancient Egypt: Ancient Egypt, civilization in northeastern Africa that dates from the 4th millennium BCE.

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Goujian: The Ancient Chinese Sword that Defied Time

Goujian: The Ancient Chinese Sword that Defied Time | Ancient Civilisations | Scoop.it

Fifty years ago, a rare and unusual sword was found in a tomb in China. Despite being well over 2,000 years old, the sword, known as the Goujian, did not have a single trace of rust.  The blade d

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Weapon that can be used for TADPOLE source analysis. Other artefacts you can consider include: Terracotta warriors, Great Wall of China, Ancient Chinese currency - Ban Liang coins, A bronze mask of Sanxingdui or Ming dynasty bank note
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China Timeline - Ancient History Encyclopedia

China Timeline - Ancient History Encyclopedia | Ancient Civilisations | Scoop.it
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Detailed timeline of Ancient China
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Biography for Kids: Emperor Qin Shi Huang

Biography for Kids: Emperor Qin Shi Huang | Ancient Civilisations | Scoop.it

Kids learn about the biography of Emperor Qin Shi Huang of Ancient China. The first emperor of China he was buried with an army of terracotta soldiers.

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Emperor Qin's profile of Ancient Egypt.
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Ancient China: Part 02 - Beginning at 5,000 y...

Ancient China: Part 02 - Beginning at 5,000 y... | Ancient Civilisations | Scoop.it

Beginning at 5,000 years B.C., this episode traces the Chinese dynasties to the time of Qin Shi Huang and the construction of the Great Wall of China. Next, the scene shifts to the birth of Confucius and the principles of Confucianism, Daoism, and Buddhism. Viewers also learn about Chinese medicine, calligraphy, gardens, and Chinese inventions, including the creation of silk fabric. This naturally leads to the history of the Silk Road and Marco Polo's adventures in ancient China.

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Second part video- religion, writing and major contributions
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Achievements - Ancient China

Achievements - Ancient China | Ancient Civilisations | Scoop.it
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Good site with information regarding major contributions and inventions created by Ancient China
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History: Ancient China for Kids

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Kids learn about the history of Ancient China. Educational articles for teachers, students, and schools including the culture, art, religions, clothing, geography, empire, government, daily life, people, and dynasties of Ancient China.
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Simple website to use, basic vocabulary with some insightful information about Ancient China. This website has numerous tabs which will tell you more about the different dynasties that ruled Ancient China, daily life, religion and access to a timeline. Great starting point for research.
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World History: Ancient Egypt for Kids

World History: Ancient Egypt for Kids | Ancient Civilisations | Scoop.it

Kids learn about the civilization of Ancient Egypt including the Pharaohs, pyramids, art, government, geography, Nile River, mummies, religion, hieroglyphics, and clothing. Educational articles for students, schools, and teachers.

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How Ancient Egypt has influenced modern life - Year 7 History: Ancient Egypt - LibGuides at Marymede Catholic College

Journey back in time, to a time when pharoahs ruled!
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Another library guide but on Ancient Egypt
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Social classes of Ancient China - Year 7 History: Ancient China - LibGuides at Marymede Catholic College

Find out what life was like in Ancient China

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Despite this information coming from another school, this library guide is really effective and consists of information helpful for completing your assessment.
Social hierarchy is also well detailed.
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The Terracotta Army in Xi'an — Why and How They Were Made

The Terracotta Army in Xi'an — Why and How They Were Made | Ancient Civilisations | Scoop.it

The Terracotta Army/Warriors are a must-see attraction in Xi'an. Here find out about their history, discovery story, formations, exhibition, and categories.

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Information about Terracotta Army: TADPOLE was completed together in class however this website provides further information
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Ancient China

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Ancient China produced what has become the oldest, still extant, culture in the world. The name `China’ comes from the Sanskrit Cina (derived from the name of the Chinese Qin Dynasty, pronounce

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Another great website about Ancient China. Vocabulary is a bit more sophisticated, if you are having trouble understanding some of the terms, refer to the ducksters website
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Ancient China: Part 01 - Beginning at 5,000 y...

Ancient China: Part 01 - Beginning at 5,000 y... | Ancient Civilisations | Scoop.it

Beginning at 5,000 years B.C., this episode traces the Chinese dynasties to the time of Qin Shi Huang and the construction of the Great Wall of China. Next, the scene shifts to the birth of Confucius and the principles of Confucianism, Daoism, and Buddhism. Viewers also learn about Chinese medicine, calligraphy, gardens, and Chinese inventions, including the creation of silk fabric. This naturally leads to the history of the Silk Road and Marco Polo's adventures in ancient China.

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Two part video- about Ancient China, rule of Qin dynasty, construction of Great Wall of China and purpose of it being built
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Civilization of Ancient China

Civilization of Ancient China | Ancient Civilisations | Scoop.it

The civilization of ancient China, its philosophy, art, literature, society, economy and government, covering the Shang, Zhou, Qin and Han dynasties.

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Another great website to use for research. Gives you an insight into daily life, location of China, dynasties that ruled.
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