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The United States conducted scores of tests of nuclear weapons in the Pacific between 1946 and 1963. (Department of Energy) MHQ Home Page Bow , prehistory Though its origins are lost to time, the bow revolutionized both hunting and warfare.
8 March 2012 Last updated at 16:03 GMT Bryan Sitch, curator of archaeology at the museum, said it now appeared the man had been beaten about the head, garrotted and then beheaded The head of an Iron Age man who died almost 2,000 years ago has been scanned in a Manchester hospital to shed light on how he died. Worsley Man is thought to have lived around 100 AD when Romans occupied much of Britain. Since its discovery in a Salford peat bog in 1958, the head has been kept at Manchester Museum on Oxford Road. The scans at the Manchester Children's Hospital have now revealed more details about his violent death.
The Library of Congress Search by Keyword | Browse by Geographic Location Index | Subject Index | Creator Index | Title Index The Geography and Map Division of the Library of Congress holds more than 4.5 million items, of which Map Collections represents only a small fraction, those that have been converted to digital form. The focus of Map Collections is Americana and Cartographic Treasures of the Library of Congress. These images were created from maps and atlases and, in general, are restricted to items that are not covered by copyright protection. Map Collections is organized according to seven major categories.
This post comes to us from the Library of Congress Teacher In Residence, Earnestine Sweeting. Have you been looking for easy access to primary sources to help students think critically and write analytically? On the Library of Congress’ Teachers page , you’ll find sets of primary sources preselected specifically for classroom use. Learning activities can be designed from these sets of freely accessible primary sources to help your students analyze and synthesize primary sources. These resources can be a valuable time saver in planning lessons to prepare students from elementary through high school to effectively respond to Document Based Questions, otherwise known as DBQ’s. The DBQ requires students to analyze common themes, assess varied perspectives on major historical events, and provide historically based evidence and reasoning to support their ideas.
If you were to ask your students, “What is a map?” what do you think they would say? Oshkosh, Wis.
Over the past few weeks, I have been posting ( here , here , and here ) regarding copyright and the need for educators and students to learn more about creative commons licensed material. However, many have asked: “What IS creative commons licensing anyway?
Just Added Feb. 7, 2013 Excavations of the Roman Baths at Carsulae : Directed by Jane K. Whitehead, Valdosta State University. The site offers details on the excavations and upcoming field season, high-quality photographs, and links to previous reports. The project is also on Facebook (In: project websites ).