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Ancient Civilizations 1 – The Ancient World

Have you ever heard of Mesoamerica and the Agricultural Revolution?  In this class you will turn back the hands of time to the start of large civilizations and witness the first steps humans took towards science and invention.  Discover the early Sumerians and the Ottoman Empire in this fast paced course and come prepared to do battle against invaders!

Week 1 – Mesoamerica
Week 2 – Agricultural Revolution
Week 3 – Sumerians
Week 4 – Ottoman Empire
Week 5 – Science & Inventions
Week 6 – Capstone Project

ancient2Ancient Civilizations 2 – Ancient Greece, Egypt, & Rome

Ancient Greece was home to amazing culture and traditions.  The Greek Gods were fearsome to behold. Moving on to Egypt you will find some amazing structures such as the Great Pyramid at Giza. Sadly, when the Middle Ages arrived, much of this glamor and splendor was lost.  Journey through the rise and fall of these great empires in this course and then find out how the darkness of the Middle Ages cloaked it all.

Week 1 – Ancient Greece & The Greek Gods
Week 2 – Ancient Egypt
Week 3 – Pyramids of Egypt
Week 4 – Ancient Rome
Week 5 – Middle Ages
Week 6 – Capstone Project

ancient3Ancient Civilizations 3 – Imperial China

Have you ever tried to build in the Ancient Chinese style?  In this course you will learn how to create these amazing structures.  Through the study of Ancient Chinese Dynasties, the Silk Road, and the Great Wall you will put your building skills to the test. At the end you will visit the amazing Terra Cotta Army and formulate your own opinions on what this giant earthen army was created for.  Don’t miss this chance to let your Minecraft skills shine.

Week 1 – Ancient China
Week 2 – Ancient China Dynasties
Week 3 – Confucius
Week 4 – Silk Road & The Great Wall
Week 5 – Forbidden City & Terra Cotta Army
Week 6 – Capstone Project

ancient4Ancient Civilizations 4 – South America

Are you ready to fight as a mighty warrior in a land where warrior civilizations ruled?  Join the Maya, Aztec, and Inca people in their fight for dominance of the lush lands of South America.  Enjoy the rich taste of chocolate and find out why it was so important, but beware of the Conquistadors as they swarm your lands and try to end your civilizations for all of eternity!

Week 1 – Maya
Week 2 – Aztec
Week 3 – Inca
Week 4 – Chocolate
Week 5 – Conquistadors
Week 6 – Capstone Project

ancient5Ancient Civilizations 5 – North America

Warriors or gatherers?  Just what were the ancient people groups of North America?  Meet the ancient people of North America and then find out what happened when the French arrived in the French and Indian War. Was Pocahontas or Tecumseh a greater leader?  You decide as you study their life stories and the amazing contributions they made to the forming of civilization on this diverse continent.

Week 1 – Who They Are
Week 2 – Iroquois Confederacy
Week 3 – French/Indian War
Week 4 – Tecumseh
Week 5 – Pocahontas
Week 6 – Capstone Project

**Currently undergoing updates — Look for this course and more in Spring 2018**

 

Course Information

  • Course Code: AW-1to5
  • Course Location: Online
  • Course Delivery: Assignment Portal + Minecraft
  • Course Duration: 6 weeks
  • Contacts: info@GamEDAcademy.com
 

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