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NOVA Online/Pyramids—The Inside Story

NOVA Online/Pyramids—The Inside Story
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Egyptian tomb adventure Please note that unfortunately there is an error in this game. The part of the game that looks at canopic jars incorrectly states that in an Egyptian burial the jar in the form of the human-headed god Imsety contains the lungs and the jar in the form of the baboon-headed god Hapy contains the liver. However, Imsety should contain the liver and Hapy the lungs. If you like this you may also like... The Three Pyramids Can you prepare our high priest for the afterlife before the sun rises? Mummy Priest Discover the secrets guarded by this mysterious Ancient Egyptian figure.

The Living Room Candidate Virtual tour of the Pole. You've arrived at the South Pole after about a 3-hour plane ride from McMurdo. A panoramic view just as you get off the plane. Photo: CARA/Greg Griffin Jump ahead to the imagemap of the South Pole Station. Actual quote from papers given to you: South Pole is an inherently dangerous place. The station is at an elevation of 2,900 meters; however the equivalent pressure elevation, based on polar atmospheric conditions, will vary from 3,300 to 4,000 meters. From 1955 until 1999, the Navy [Antarctic Development Squadron Six (VXE-6)] flew various aircraft in support of the U.S. Here is an example of a ski-equipped plane that is not an LC-130 -- it's a Cessna 180 operated by Adventure Network, a private Canadian company. Some brief history: The geographic South Pole (90 degrees South) has long been a prized goal of Antarctic explorers. U.S. Sun, Wind, and Temperatures! Sun -- During the winter at the South Pole, the Sun never rises. More cold facts...

Let's Play 'History As A List' : Krulwich Wonders... A bunch of you have sent me this list. It comes from Drew Breunig, a New Yorker who apparently works in the computer business, in advertising. It's a short history of "Frontiers" — territories that he says have challenged humans over the centuries, arranged in roughly chronological order. Drew calls it "Frontiers Through The Ages." Water, 1400 Land, 1840 Gold, 1850 Wire, 1880 Air, 1900 Celluloid, 1920 Plastic, 1950 Space, 1960 Silicon, 1980 Networks, 1990 Data, 2000 I know, I know, it's much too American and very arbitrary (Christopher Columbus didn't exactly "open" the oceans for exploration; Egyptian sailors, Minoans, Phoenicians did that, and much earlier), but still, Drew is playing a game here that's fun, if you keep at it. Suppose I wanted to think about power, how sources of power have multiplied over time. gravity muscle horses wind steam internal combustion oil gas nuclear With each new chapter, we get more power, plus more risk . vinyl 8-track cassette CD iTunes Anonymous Indeed.

Writing in Hieroglyphs Learn about hieroglyphs and writing © 2012 This website is produced by the Student Recruitment, Admissions and International Development Division at The University of Manchester Ancient Egyptian Gods Find out about Egyptian Gods and try our challenge © 2012 This website is produced by the Student Recruitment, Admissions and International Development Division at The University of Manchester

Facts about the Revolutionary War *** Facts about the Revolutionary War This article contains fast facts and information about the Revolutionary War. Why did the American Revolutionary War begin? Because the American colonists believed that they deserved all the rights of Englishmen but were not receiving them. When was the American Revolutionary War? Uniforms and other clothing worn by American soldiers Fast Facts about the Revolutionary War The following Facts about the Revolutionary War provide interesting facts and overview. Virtual Japanese House - Japanese Houses - Virtual Culture Virtual Japanese House How to Play Choose the answer to the question from among the three objects displayed at the bottom.Drag the object of your choice onto the picture and drop it in the right place. This game is based on houses in the fourth decade of the Showa era (mid-1950s to mid-1960s). You'll need the Flash plugin before you can start.

The World History Association (WHA) One of the WHA’s largest commitments is to extend knowledge of world history to younger students. We at the WHA believe that students should not have to wait until college to be exposed to a global education. Understanding cross-cultural interaction and development throughout history should begin earlier. In an ever increasingly connected world, the WHA believes that secondary school teachers are an important asset in this regard. Therefore, we make every effort to work with secondary school teachers in the field of world history. To assist professionals teaching world history, we have included essential links to information about standards and materials, lesson plans, and organizations and other informative, helpful websites. College Board This is an especially helpful website for those teaching AP world history. World History Connected This is an electronic journal that offers helpful information about teaching world history. H-World

The Myth of Osiris and Isis by Whitney Bayuk Ancient Egyptians were very interesting people. They believed in many gods and myths that were made to explain the world and its wonders. One of the most famous families of gods is the children of Geb and Nut, who are; Osiris, Isis, Seth (also known as Set), and Nephthys. People probably know of these gods more than others because of the famous myth of Isis and Osiris. I will talk of this myth in this essay. Geb and Nut are the son and daughter of Shu and Tefnut. Geb and Nut had two daughters and two sons. Osiris was given the fruit, plants, seeds, and rich soil. Set was given the desert and sands, where nothing could grow. Nephthys and Isis were very close. The myth of Osiris and Isis is a very long one, but I will tell it as simply as I can. Set was very jealous of Osiris because he was more important than him. Meanwhile, the casket had been swept onto shore. Unfortunately, one night Set was hunting and he saw the familiar chest. Isis was inconsolable.