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Social Studies - World Civilizations
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Standard 1
Students will gain an understanding of early civilizations and their contributions to the foundations of human culture.
Objective 2
Assess the impact of geography on the locations of early civilizations.

  • AskAsia
    The Asia Society sponsors this colorful site, a collection of teacher and student materials about Asia. It includes lesson plans, readings, maps, pictures, timelines, and links about more than a dozen Asian countries.
  • Collapse--Why Do Civilizations Fall?
    From PBS, this site examines four world civilizations that have declined, looking for common links for their collapses. Includes hands-on activities for students and a list of related links.

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