Mrs. Nedine Cunningham
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“History cannot give us a program for the future, but it can give us a fuller understanding of ourselves, and our common humanity, so that we can better face the future”
– Robert Penn Warren
8th Grade Civics Books
- Build a Pyramid
Journey back four and a half thousand years to Egypt’s Old Kingdom, to the Pyramid Age. As the vizier, or head of state, you are about to undertake the most important project of your career – the building of the king’s pyramid.
- Geography of Egypt
- Daily Life
Scroll down for more links!
- Death in Sakkara- An Egyptian Adventure
Egypt, 1929. Journalist Charles Fox plunges into a darkly sinister world of intrigue, murder and mysticism in the hunt for a missing archaeologist.
- Egyptian Gods and Goddesses
Research what the gods were responsible for in Ancient Egypt.
- Egyptian Gods and Godesses 2
- Egyptian Society
- Egyptian Pharaohs 2
- Egyptian Pharaohs 1
Scroll down to “People” to find a list of pharaohs
- Egyptian Pharaohs 3
- How to Make a Mummy movie clip
- National Geographic: King Tut
- Mummy Maker
Make an error and the pharaoh can’t move on to the afterlife. Complete the process perfectly and he will live forever in paradise.
Place this game that was popular in Ancient Egypt.
- Tomb 10A at the Museum of Fine Art
- Tomb Adventure
There are other activities listed on this site too…read the note about the game before playing,
- Tomb of the Unkown Mummy Game
- Valley of the Kings video tours
Click on “Atlas of the Valley of the Kings” and watch mini movies about various tombs.
- BrainPop- Homer
Learn about Homer, the man who wrote the Iliad and the Odyssey (don’t forget to sign in!).
- Ancient Greek City-States
- Ancient Greece-BBC Site
Site that includes activities and information about the Ancient Greeks.
- Ancient Olympics- BBC Site
Includes activities that help you learn more about the games.
- Ancient Olympics- British Museum Site
- Alexander the Great
- Greek Art
- Greek Gods
Learn about Greek gods, goddesses, and myths.
- Greek Myths
- Greek Myths for Kids
- Movie- Alexander the Great
- Meet the Greek Gods
- Trojan Horse Cartoon
- Trojan War
- Collection of Activities/Games
- Curator Collection Activity
- Dig it up!
Click of the “Dig it Up” link on the right and put your archeology skills to the test!
- Hunt the Ancestor
- Layers of Time
- Reconstruct the Clay Pot Challenge
- What Do You Know About Archaeology?
Geography & History Games
- Ayiti: Cost of Life
What is it like to live in poverty, struggling every day to stay healthy, keep out of debt, and get educated? Find out now in this challenging role playing game created by the High School students in Global Kids with the game developers at Gamelab, in which you take responsibility for a family of five in rural Haiti.
Embark on a journey that takes you all over the world. From the most desolate roads in Australia to the busy, bustling streets of New York City.
- Geography Games
A variety of geography games (like Geo Spy), brought to you by National Geographic
- Geography Games 2
- Geography Games 3
Even more geography games!!!
- Free Rice: Geography
- History Games I
- Ice Cream Truck
- Oregon Trail
As a covered wagon party of pioneers, you head out west from Independence, Missouri to the Willamette River and valley in Oregon. You first must stock up on provisions, and then, while traveling, make decisions such as when to rest, how much food to eat, etc. The Oregon Trail incorporates simulation elements and planning ahead, along with discovery and adventure, as well as mini-game-like activities (hunting and floating down the Dalles River).
- Nat Geo
Quiz to prep you for the Geo Bee!
- Place the States
- World Geography Games
- The Ultimate U.S. Road Trip
It’s summer, and that means it’s time to take the ultimate road trip across the country! Travel through the United States, answering trivia questions and uncovering fun surprises along the way!
- US States
- United States Geography Game
Explore the Acropolis and build your own temple.
- Acropolis Exprience
Take a 3D tour of the Parthenon
- Greek Columns
- Temple of Apollo
- Video about the Acropolis
- Virtual Tour of the Acropolis
- Animated maps and such
- Games about Mesopotamia
Learn about the Fertile Crescent and the civilizations that lived there. A great resource for the Empire questions and tasks!!!
- Comic Strip Creator
- Cartoon Creator 1
An easy way to create one, three or six-panel cartoons.
Use code provided to create an account.
- Add a Sound
Find sounds/sound effects to jazz up a presentation
- GoAnimate Edgartown Login
Use Glogster to make digital, interactive posters.
Free photo editor and collage maker.
Make a digital flip book. All your info must be in PDF format before loading it into the book.
- How to Make a Flip Book
YouTube video to help you understand how to make a FlipSnack book.
Need music for a presentation? Must download song first. This is free music.
- Poster My Wall
- Pixlr Express
Zooming presentation editor.
- Prezi- create account here!
- Word Cloud Creator
Create a “cloud” of words. You can save it as a PDF image from the “print” button. Words become larger when they are entered multiple times.
Sign in to create and update your website.
Types of Government
- 7th Grade Quia Site | Study for tests and more!
- 8th Grade Quia Site | Review for tests and more.
- CNN Student News | Keep up to date on the news and other current events.
- BBC History for Kids | Learn about a variety of ancient cultures.
- Board Games
- EasyBib | A quick and easy way to create a bibliography.
- History Channel | The go-to place for everything related to history.
- Political Cartoons | Check out political cartoons from the U.S. and around the world.