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Process

Follow these steps to complete your task:

Part One: Research

v     Research the four major ancient civilizations that were located in the Mediterranean region using the links listed in resources section.

v     With the cooperation of all your group members, print out a copy of the Mediterranean Region Graphic Organizer and divide the topics and civilizations listed between the group members.

v     Complete your part of the research and fill in the related areas on the graphic organizer.

v     In your group, discuss the information you have recorded. Use it to answer the question: Which ancient civilization from the Mediterranean region most influenced the modern world?

v     Your group must then prepare a PowerPoint presentation to present your findings, opinions, and ideas for the new exhibit to the museum board.

 

Resources  

Ancient Mediterranean Cultures

Greece, Rome, & Egypt

Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greece, & Rome

Medicine Through Time

Architecture Through the Ages

Western Religions

Ancient Greece and Rome

Architecture of the Near East

Ancient World Inventions Links Page

Ancient Inventions

History of Inventions

   

Mesopotamia 

Ancient Mesopotamia

The Sumarians

Contributions of the Mesopotamians

Medicine in Mesopotamia

Mesopotamian Medicine

Mesopotamian Inventions

Ancient Mesopotamia 2

Ancient Mesopotamia 3

Mesopotamia

More Mesopotamia Links    

Egypt

Little Horus

Ancient Egypt

Ancient Egyptian Culture

Mysteries of Egypt

Rediscover Ancient Egypt

Ancient Egypt: Stayin' Alive

Ancient Egypt

Click on contributions for great information

Greece

Ancient Greece

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Ancient Greece 

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Cradle of Western Civilization

Greek Architecture

Ancient Greece Unplugged

Rome

Roman Roads

The Forum: Roman Architecture

The Forum: Public Works

Ancient Rome

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Ancient Rome Project

Legacy of the Roman Government

Check out the rest of the site on Rome

Roman Technology

   

 

Part Two: PowerPoint Presentation:

v     Slide one should have the question: Which ancient civilization from the Mediterranean area most influenced the modern world?

v     Slide two should have your answer to the question.

v     Slide 3-7 should have examples of the important contributions of the civilization you chose. Use examples from your research to reinforce your answer.

v     Slide 8 should have a summarizing conclusion that restates your opinion and answer to the question.

v     Slide 9 should list the resources you used for your research and the sources of any graphics you used from the web for this presentation.

v     Slide 10 should list the names of all your group members.

v     All slides should contain a background, text, and graphics and animation.

v     All slides should contain readable text fonts, graphics should complement the text information, and background should relate to the topic.

v     Slide appearance should be pleasing overall. Graphics, fonts and backgrounds should not detract from the information and purpose of the presentation. 

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