Ancient World history
Have students review key concepts and vocabulary from ancient world history including river valley civilizations and early man Ancient Greece through the Renaissance. Good for any grade that is studying ancient civilizations.All vocabulary entries have students create key word associations and identify historical significance
Hatshepsut was a female pharaoh during the New Kingdom in Egypt. Twenty years after her death, somebody smashed her statues, took a chisel and attempted to erase the pharaoh’s name and image from history. But who did it? And why? Kate Narev investigates Hatshepsut's history for clues to this ancient puzzle.
"Norse socks were not knitted, which apparently was unknown to the Norse. Instead, they were made using an ancient technique called nálbinding (needle-binding). Using a single large, thick needle, it was a method of knotting the yarn. Although time consuming, this approach resulted in a nearly indestructible garment. If the thread were to break or wear out, the garment would still be intact, since the thread was everywhere knotted to neighboring threads." This sock found in York.