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Chapter 11 Ancient Africa ~ Anansi the Spider

Anansi the Spider and his stories are very popular and we found some videos of his stories as told by Denzel Washington on Youtube. There are three videos all together. The first one has a relatively low volume. My children really enjoyed these after reading about Anansi in the chapter 11 of Story of the World.

Here is the link to the videos…
http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=D060593F69FE6C47

The Well Trained Mind (Owned by the Author of the Story of the World Series), Has a whole page on this chapter…
http://www.welltrainedmind.com/chapter-eleven-activities-for-ancient-africa/

Introductory Chapter ~ Extra Activities

Videos:

These are videos that we found helpful. You should watch them before showing them to you children, of course. Please be sure they are appropriate for your family.

What is Archaeology?

A young woman describes her idea of what Archaeology is.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vj-Oq8vk3N4


A Day in the Life of an Archaeologist

This is relatively short.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CdzmH3jNkU0


3D Scanning in Egypt from Konica Minolta Sensing

This video has an annoying audio track. However, the video is useful in discussing how modern day Archaeologists “Dig” for information from the past.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xLIZY_YIN3w


What this blog is about:

We are using Susan Bauer's "Story of the World" Book 1 Ancient Times for our History base curriculum.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
This is NOT a site meant to replace or copy what the author has created! You still need to purchase the curriculum to follow along with us! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

This blog will describe our journey through this curriculum, including: links to places of interest, photos we have found, videos we have found, discussion about the curriculum.

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