Houghton Mifflin: World History: Ancient Civilizations
Chapter Assessment Technology Activities

Chapter 1: The Tools of History

Creating a Virtual Museum

Use the Internet or the library to learn more about one of the early hominids discussed in this chapter. Then work with a group of classmates to create a virtual museum exhibit on how early humans lived.

Internet Resources

Human Evolution
A PBS site that compares early hominids in a simple chart with illustrations.
Hominid Species Timeline
A Washington State University site that provides a hominid species timeline allowing students to click on each species for specific information and illustrations.
The Evolution of Hominids
A simple chart comparing fossil skulls of early hominids, from The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Human Evolution.

Houghton Mifflin History–Social Science World History: Ancient Civilizations