Ancient Civiliations

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

Learn why Mesopotamia was the perfect place for a civilization.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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