Our Current Unit of Study: Early Humans and the Beginnings of Civilization
Great sites to explore for more information:
The Mysteries of Çatalhöyük: Find out what archaelogists are learning in the excavation of a Neolithic (New Stone Age) town that existed 9,000 years ago. At the time, it was one of the largest settlements in the world! Interestingly, had almost 10,000 people living there at a time when most people were nomadic hunter-gatherers.
Journey through the Lascaux Caves - "Walk" through the caves at Lascaux, a series of caves famous for their Prehistoric cave paintings.
Coming Soon: A Study of Ancient Egypt
Ancient Egypt for Kids - a great site with lots of information about various elements of Ancient Egyptian life
Ancient Egypt from the Children's University of Manchester - Want to learn how to make a mummy? Write in hieroglyphics? Find out at this fun website.
History.com's Ancient Egypt - Check out these amazing videos about The Great Pyramid, King Tut, and more!