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Ancient Egypt

7th - College | Online class

Colossal pyramids, imposing temples, golden treasures, enigmatic hieroglyphs, powerful pharaohs, strange gods, and mysterious mummies are features of Ancient Egyptian culture that have...

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Arch of Titus: Rome and the Menorah

College | Online class

The Arch of Titus: Rome and the Menorah explores one of the most significant Roman monuments to survive from antiquity, from the perspectives of Roman, Jewish and later Christian history and...

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A Short History of Nearly Everything

7th - College | Audio CD/MP3, Book, ebook/Kindle

In A Walk in the Woods, Bill Bryson trekked the Appalachian Trail—well, most of it. In A Sunburned Country, he confronted some of the most lethal wildlife Australia has to offer. Now, in his...

$10

Big History Project

7th - College | Online resource

By sharing the big picture and challenging middle and high school students to look at the world from many different perspectives, we hope to inspire a greater love of learning and help them...

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Enlightenment and Revolution

7th - College | Online class

Do we need kings? Can people govern themselves? What rights do we all have? Can science and understanding uplift all of humanity? This topic lays the foundation for our modern thinking about the...

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Global prehistory: 30,000-500 B.C.E.

7th - College | Online class

Human expression existed across the globe before the written record. While prehistoric art of Europe has been the focus of many introductions to the history of art, very early art is found...

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History

2nd - 5th | Online resource

Practice history skills on IXL, have fun, and win awards!

$10 monthly

History & Government

7th - High School | Online video/YouTube

HippoCampus.org is a free, core academic web site that delivers rich multimedia content—videos, animations, and simulations—on general education subjects to middle-school and...

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Mayan Mysteries

6th - 7th | iPhone/iPad

Put your puzzle skills to the test, gather clues, and solve the mystery in this hands-on archaeological adventure. Explore Maya pyramids, investigate the Mayan calendar, excavate priceless...

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The History of Modern Israel - From an Idea to a State

College | Online class

How did the State of Israel come to be? How is it that an idea, introduced in 19th century Europe, became a reality? And how does that reality prevail in the harsh complexities of the Middle...

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The Mediterranean, a Space of Exchange (from the Renaissance to Enlightenment)

College | Online class

The course The Mediterranean, a Space of Exchange (from Renaissance to Enlightenment) aims to explain the Mediterranean, using history and the analysis of the past, as a space generated by...

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