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

Chapter 8: Ancient China

Creating a Multimedia Presentation

Use the library or the Internet to research the Qin tomb of Shi Huangdi and a tomb of an Egyptian ruler. Create a multimedia presentation on the tombs.

Internet Resources

The Mausoleum of Qin Shi Huangdi
University of Texas Web page offers a summary of Emperor Shi Huangdi's life. Discusses the construction and later discovery of his tomb.
http://www.utexas.edu/courses/wilson/ant304/biography/arybios98/smithbio.html
Tomb of Qin Shi Huangdi
A California State University at Los Angeles site with several visuals of the tomb of Emperor Shi Huangdi, including a location map, tomb diagram, and artifacts.
http://instructional1.calstatela.edu/bevans/Art101/Art101B-10-China/index.html
Tombs of the Pharaohs, Queens, and Princes
Site that explores the tombs of Egypt's royalty—including that of Tutankhamen—in great detail with text, photos, and architectural diagrams.
http://www.osirisnet.net/tombes/pharaons/e_ph1.htm
A Brief History of Egyptian Tombs
A well-illustrated Web page offering a brief history of Egyptian tombs and views of three tombs, from a Dartmouth College site.
http://www.cs.dartmouth.edu/~farid/egypt/tombhistory/
Classzone: Creating a Multimedia Presentation
Guides for creating a multimedia presentation.
http://www.classzone.com/books/ms_wh_ancient/page_build.cfm?content=powerpoint_guide&state=none

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