Ancient History INDEX
Pete's PowerPoints Ancient Phoenicians,
Hittites, Assyrians - PowerPoint format,
(Variety of materials here!)
Grade 6, SS BLM
Ancient Greece - FREE presentations in
Ancient Greece for Kids - Daily Life,
Ancient Greek Gods & Goddesses
Mr. Dowling's Ancient Greece Page
Practice Quiz )
Ancient Greece Think QuestMesopotamia:
An essay about cuneiform writing and
clay tablets. The site features an
interactive clay tablet repair game.
Daily Life in Ancient Greece This is
an easy-to-read resource on daily
activities of the ancient Greeks.
Includes classroom activities structured
as events in the Olympic games, lesson
plans, and descriptions of the cultures
of different Greek city-states. NOTE:
This site contains ads.
BBC: Ancient Greece: Athens This
site for kids has information about
Athens, Olympia, Corinth, as well as a
glossary, a timeline, and more. Click on
"Resources" for a link to the British
Museum ancient Greek collections
(through Children's Compass, a virtual
tour and instruction guide), sample
writing and audio recordings, printable
question sheets, maps, and art images.
NOTE: The Talk link leads to a message
Greek4Kids Click on a title to learn
about Greece from a child's perspective.
Includes photographs of popular food and
the best swimming pools. NOTE: The site
links to another Greece site that has
many external links.
Fall of Athens Read an article about
the plague that contributed to the
downfall of ancient Athens. NOTE: The
site contains ads.
The Ancient City of Athens Click on
"Sites and Monuments" to view images of
BBC: Ancient Greece: Athens
Presentations in PowerPoint format for
Ancient Rome for Kids - Index of Topics
The Roman Empire Think Quest Link
Rome This student-created site has
information about Rome. There are also
several classroom activities for making
your own Roman crafts.
Rome @ Mr. Dowling.com
BBC: The Romans This interactive
site on ancient Rome features
interactive games, printable activities,
and a glossary of terms. Also includes
quizzes and exploration questions. Flash
game. Click on the objects that don't
belong in ancient Rome.
Odyssey: Daily Life in Ancient Rome
Learn about the public and private lives
of Romans. Includes information about
mythology, household goods,
architecture, and funeral customs.
Ancient Rome Take a virtual tour of
the major ruins of ancient Rome. This
site has photographs and short
paragraphs about such sites as the
Colosseum, the Circus Maximus, and the
Nova Roma Try the interactive Roman
numeral converter. Enter either a Roman
numeral or a standard number and click
on "Convert." The site includes the
rules for using Roman numerals.
Pompeii Click on the links at the
bottom to learn more about Pompeii.
Includes photographs of Roman art.
Romans This site for children has
basic information about the Roman Empire
and citizens. Includes quizzes, a
puzzle, and pages for coloring.
Rome Reborn Take a virtual tour of
ancient Rome. Click on the "Gallery" to
see still images and video clips of the
Colosseum, Roman Forum, Basilica
Maxentius, and city streets.
NOVA: Lost Roman Treasure This site
is an interactive guide to a Roman
archaeological dig. The mosaics at
Zeugma have been flooded by the
Euphrates dam project; this site
provides photographs of the mosaics
prior to the damming, a virtual tour of
a Roman villa with the mosaics included,
and lesson plan suggestions that
incorporate both the site and the video
program. NOTE: The reading level may be
too difficult for elementary students,
but the photographs are useful.
History for Kids: Ancient Rome
Ancient Greece and Rome