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  • Format: Box Set, Closed-captioned, Color, DVD-Video, NTSC
  • Rating: Not Rated
  • Number of Discs: 6
  • Run Time: 242 Minutes
  • Region: Region 1 Region?
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
  • Language: English
  • Studio: History Channel
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In the Ancient Civilization Lesson Plan, learn the story of Greece's ''Golden Age'' by exploring the mysteries surrounding the majestic temples of Athens in ANCIENT GREECE. In ROME: ENGINEERING AN EMPIRE see how Rome was the most powerful civilization in the world for more than 500 years - ruled by visionaries and tyrants whose accomplishments ranged from awe-inspiring to deplorable, and EGYPT: ENGINEERING AN EMPIRE explores the development of ancient Egypt from the first dynasty through the last days of Ramses and more.


Ancient Civilization Lesson Plan Set includes:

  • ANCIENT GREECE: Learn the story of Greece's "Golden Age" by exploring the mysteries surrounding the majestic temples of Athens. From the Parthenon to the Erechtheum, this lesson explores the democracy, culture, and theology behind the civilization that built the Acropolis. Primary sources include: Key writings by Sophocles, Plato, Herodotus, and Aesop, historical images of Greek art, maps detailing the Acropolis and the Greco-Persian Wars and more.

  • ROME: ENGINEERING AN EMPIRE: For more than 500 years, Rome was the most powerful civilization in the world, ruled by visionaries and tyrants whose accomplishments ranged from awe-inspiring to deplorable. From the aqueducts to the Pantheon, this lesson explores Roman history through its innovative architectural structures from the rise of Julius Caesar in 55 BC to its eventual fall around 537AD. Primary sources include: Key writings by Julius Caesar, Virgil, and Cicero, historical images, and maps detailing the growth and migration of the Roman Empire.

  • EGYPT: ENGINEERING AN EMPIRE: This lesson explores the development of ancient Egypt from the first dynasty through the last days of Ramses. Students will learn how Egyptian architects and thousands of laborers working at the direction of powerful pharaohs and queens brought innovative monuments and structures to life, in effect inventing the science of structural engineering. Primary Sources include: Excerpts from the Egyptian Book of the Dead, architectural and cultural images, writings by Herodotus and other scholars, and more.

This series of 21 video-based interactive lessons puts global history at your fingertips! From towering Mayan temples to the trenches of World War II, from the valleys of the Nile to the winding path of the Great Wall of China, see emperors and kings, shopkeepers and foot soldiers, peasants and slaves all come to life as our world's most significant transformations and events are explored.

This lesson plan includes short video clips organized by theme, primary source documents, maps, and other historical images, discussion and review questions, internet-based student activities and more.

Every lesson is designed to offer teachers maximum flexibility by allowing them to tailor each plan to fit their particular needs. The Multimedia Classroom series is available on CD-ROM (PC and Mac compatible) and comes with the full-length The History Channel documentary on DVD.

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