Site Offers Portal Back in Time to Five Ancient Civilizations
Szadkowski, Joe, The Washington Times (Washington, DC)
Virtual museums abound on the Internet, each offering immediate access to civilizations that may no longer exist but have contributed to our way of life.
One cyber-stop, created through the cooperation of two museums, gives junior anthropologists and archaeologists a chance to explore the beginnings of societies while learning about five mighty cultures dating to 10,000 B.C.
SITE ADDRESS: www.emory.edu/CARLOS/ ODYSSEY/index.html
CREATOR: The education departments of the Memorial Art Gallery at the University of Rochester in Rochester, N.Y., and the Michael C. Carlos Museum at Emory University in Atlanta developed the site with technical expertise supplied by Emory University and the Georgia Institute of Technology.
CREATOR QUOTABLE: "We created this site originally to enliven the study of ancient civilizations for sixth-graders who were following the social studies curriculum of both New York state and Georgia. In a sense, it began as an on-line field trip. The first lessons were derived …
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Publication information: Article title: Site Offers Portal Back in Time to Five Ancient Civilizations. Contributors: Szadkowski, Joe - Author. Newspaper title: The Washington Times (Washington, DC). Publication date: March 18, 2001. Page number: 5. © 2009 The Washington Times LLC. COPYRIGHT 2001 Gale Group.
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