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.
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.
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.
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.
Classzone: Creating a Multimedia Presentation
Guides for creating a multimedia presentation.

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