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Social Studies

7th Grade

Social Studies 7 - World History:  Ancient Civilizations through the Middle Ages

1.  River Valley Civilizations:  Mesopotamia and Egypt

  • Ancient Egypt:  From the British Museum, this site includes activities and resources for the study of ancient Egyptian culture.
     
  • Ancient Egyptian Culture and Geography:  From National Geographic Expeditions, this site provides lesson ideas and resources for the study of the impact of geography on the development of Egyptian culture.
     
  • Code of Hammurabi:  From the Ancient History Sourcebook, this site includes the text and commentary of the code.
     
  • Mesopotamia:   From the British Museum, this site includes activities and resources for the study of ancient Mesopotamian culture.
     
  • Rivers:  Lifelines of the Land:  From National Geographic Expeditions, this site explores the impact that rivers have had and continue to have on the development of culture.  Could be great extension and transfer activities.
     
  • The Topic - Mesopotamia:  From 42Explore, this site is a directory of numerous sites dealing with the study of Mesopotamia.

 2.  River Valley Civilizations:  India and China