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Maps, Part 3: Defining and Explaining our Past, Present and Future

In Parts 1 and 2 of Maps: Defining and Explaining our Past, Present and Future, we explored how the ancients mapped the heavens and how modern space programs capture data today. Amazingly adept we humans have been at duality, both … Continue reading

Maps, Part 2: Defining and Explaining our Past, Present and Future

From time immemorial humans have looked to the heavens for the sustenance given by sun and rain, for the celestial bodies that calibrated sowing and reaping, for the gods that needed adulation or appeasement, and for signs that there is … Continue reading

Maps, Part I: Defining and Explaining our Past, Present and Future

History can be difficult to understand. The way it is told and interpreted depends on the point of view of a person or a culture, the time period from which it is being viewed and a thousand other variables that … Continue reading

Mapping Cultural Heritage in Danger

In our post series “Maps: Defining and Explaining our Past, Present and Future,” we discuss how important maps can be in helping us to visualize and understand where we’ve been and where we’re going. Today, maps are helping us to … Continue reading

Summer Reading Recap: Mesopotamia and the Middle East

It’s time to head back to school and if you’re a teacher that means decorating your classroom and finishing up your lesson plans. We’re here to help you out with free resources on ancient Mesopotamia and the Middle East. From … Continue reading

Summer Reading Recap: Asia

We’ve reached the end of August and school is nearly back in session. Whether you’re a student, teacher or parent it’s not too late for a refresher on ancient Asian history. We’re bringing you a selection of blog posts and … Continue reading

Summer Reading Recap: Greece

For those of you returning to school this September, today we’re bringing you up to speed on ancient Greece. Make sure you’re the first one to raise your hand this year when the teacher says, “Where is the birthplace of … Continue reading

Summer Reading Recap: Rome

Summer is winding down and kids are heading back to school. There are supplies to organize, bags to pack and school clothes to buy. But you also want to make sure they are ready to reboot from a long summer. … Continue reading

General Cultural Preservation

General Cultural Preservation Scroll down to view all categories… Blogs Posts Kids’ Blog Curricula Videos Ancient Recipes Arts & Crafts Click here to submit content for this page Blog Posts 5 Ways to Celebrate an Ancient Valentine’s Day, Courtesy of … Continue reading

Prehistory

Prehistory Scroll down to view all categories… Blogs Posts Kids’ Blog Curricula Videos Ancient Recipes Arts & Crafts Click here to submit content for this page Blog Posts Ancient Dentistry Part 1: Drills, Gemstones and Toothpaste! The Ancient Roots of … Continue reading