Ancient Civiliations
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This video explores the transition from hunting gathering to foraging to farming, and how agriculture set the stage for societies to form.

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Learn why Mesopotamia was the perfect place for a civilization.

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You may associate Egypt with pyramids, pharaohs, and mummies, but there is so much more that the ancient Egyptians have contributed. Watch this video to learn more.

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Watch this video to learn the basics about the ancient Greek civilization.

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You’ve probably heard of Julius Caesar and gladiators. These are from the Roman Empire! Watch this video to learn other facts about the ancient Roman civilization.

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Watch this video to learn the basics about the ancient Incan civilization.

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University of Chicago (Mesopotamia): Dig through ancient Mesopotamia to discover artifacts and learn more about their society and culture. Flash player required.

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Children’s University of Manchester (Ancient Egypt): Play any of these games to explore ancient Egypt. You can write your own hieroglyphs, make a mummy, or learn more about the ancient Egyptian gods.

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Children’s University of Manchester (Ancient Greece): Play any of these games to explore ancient Greece. You can launch catapults, ride chariots, and even learn about the original Olympics.

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PBS (Ancient Rome): Have you ever wanted to be an emperor? Well here’s your chance to rule Rome! Make wise decisions, as your choices will affect the millions of people. Flash player required.

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American Museum of Natural History (Ancient Inca): Explore the ancient Incan civilization with this game. You can look at artifacts to gain knowledge of the Incan society and culture. Flash player required.