Do You Think You Have What it Takes to be a Knight?
Journey on a quest to become a knight and learn about what life was like during the time of castles and dragons, the setting for the story "Dragon, Dragon." Follow the spinning swords and read about chivalry, take an armor test, and fight your own dragon. If you complete your quest, you will be rewarded with a certificate of knighthood.
Secrets of the Pharohs
Produced by PBS, the site features a Timeline of the Pharaohs, Historical Maps, Digging Deeper, Secrets and Science, and Additional Resources.
Collapse: Why Do Civilizations Fall?
Inspired by a video series in the Annenberg/CPB Multimedia Collection and suitable for the middle school and high school levels, this interactive site shows students how scientists find and assemble clues of the past and provides for hands-on activities. Civilizations featured are Copán in Honduras, the Maya, Mesopotamia, Chaco Canyon, and Mali and Songhai.
The Rosetta Stone
The Egypt Game
Try your hand at the following:
Make a map of Ancient Egypt,Create a table or data base of information on Egyptian artifacts. Use hieroglyphics to make their names or words. Produce a multimedia report. Design an Egyptian art display.
Follow a team as they reconstruct how the pyramids of Egypt were built on NOVA's "This Old Pyramid."
On this Web site, wander through the chambers and passageways of the Great Pyramid, and learn about the pharaohs for whom these monumental tombs were built. You can also follow the 1997 field season of a team of archaeologists as they excavated the bakery that fed the pyramid builders.
Primary Sources: History of Egypt
This website was sent to me from a friend who teaches in England. It contains great websites for history related items. Also in the tabbed area of the website you will see other subjects besides history that you can explore.