Welcome to Ms. Rangnow'sSocial Studies Class!
EARLY HUMANS [Top] Continents and Oceans Game This is a fun game to help you practice identifying the locations of the continents and oceans. Good practice for your Prehistory/Early Humans Unit Test! The Oceans Song More practice for your Prehistory Test The Continents Song This song will get stuck in your head! Understanding Timelines How do timelines work? Watch this video to help you! The "Becoming Human" Website Vocabulary Words Use this quizlet to help you study! Check out Lucy! Australopithecus Afarensis Hunt or Be Hunted - Pt. I Want to re-watch the documentary discussed in class? Check out these links! Hunt or Be Hunted - Pt. II Human Evolution Timeline Human Migration Use this website to help you make your "Game Cards" for your Performance Assessment. Mastering the Beasts This is the FIRST part of the documentary that we watched in class; to re-watch the rest, you can link from this part of YouTube. The First Farmers Documentary: Illustrates the transition from hunting/gathering, to farming and, eventually, the first villages. Explains how Mesopotamia came to be considered the first "civilization". MESOPOTAMIA [Top] General Information About Mesopotamia Mesopotamia Vocabulary Words Use this quizlet to help you study! Inventions and Discoveries of Mesopotamia The Lego Video! Part I Inventions and Discoveries of Mesopotamia - Part II Second Half of the Lego Video Cuneiform - The Development of the Written Language The cuneiform video from class! The History and Achievements of the Sumerians Podcast from Class The Empires of Mesopotamia Second Podcast from Class Test Your Knowledge of Mesopotamia Mesopotamia and Egypt Check out this link for great info on BOTH civilizations! ANCIENT EGYPT [Top] Ancient Egypt Vocabulary Words If you're making flash cards, this web page will help you! Geography Take a tour of the Nile River! Gifts of the Nile Use this link to help you with your D.B.Q. Essay! Mummification Video Mummification Song A brief (and FUNNY) video about mummification Plan An Egyptian Funeral Pyramids at Giza - How Were They Built? Theories about the building of the pyramids of Giza - The LAST remaining of the Seven Ancient Wonders of the World!
The documentary we studied in class. Re-watch the mummification!
Mysteries of The Rosetta Stone
How did scholars translate the hieroglyphs and demotic on The Rosetta Stone? Watch this documentary to learn how they did it!
ANCIENT INDIA [Top] Indus Valley Civilization/Mohenjo-Daro Play the "Professor Indus" Game! Ancient India Vocabulary Words Use this quizlet to help you study!
Use this to help you complete your Performance Assessment
This is a great (quick) review of Mohenjo-Daro and Harrapa
What's the difference?
Use this Power Point to help you with your notes!
ANCIENT GREECE [Top] Jeopardy Review Game Review for Ancient Greece Unit Test Vocabulary Words Use this quizlet to help you study your Ancient Greece vocabulary words! Alexander the Great: Hero or Villain? Watch the video and decide! ANCIENT ROME [Top] Vocabulary Words Use this link to help you prepare for your Ancient Rome vocabulary quiz! Roman Gods and Goddesses JUST HOW RICH ARE YOU?! [Top] Calculate your "rank" Use this link to calculate how you "rank" in wealth compared to the rest of the world... we're all VERY fortunate! Tour Poverty USA What's it like living at or below the poverty line? Watch this video. Minimum Wage in the U.S. Can YOU Live on Minimum Wage? Play "Spent" to see if you can survive for one month on minimum wage... good luck! Global Warming