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Content description VCHHK114

History / Levels 7 and 8 / Historical Knowledge / Ancient world and early civilisations – 60 000 BC (BCE) – c.650 AD (CE)
Content description
The different methods and sources used by historians and archaeologists to investigate history and/or a historical mystery
Elaborations
  1. Egypt Show elaborations
    • analysing how the Pyramids were constructed
    • investigating past techniques of Howard Carter's exploration of the Valley of the Kings and current methods
    • investigating a current site in Egypt such as the Valley of the Kings or Thebes
    • evaluating the theories and hypothesis of archaeologists about the significance of the sites social, political, economic features
  2. Greece Show elaborations
    • investigating a site such as the Acropolis, Agora of Athens, Delos, Delphi Archaeological Site, Olympia
    • creating a diorama of an ancient site
    • evaluating the theories and hypothesis of archaeologists about the significance of the sites social, political, economic features
  3. Rome Show elaborations
    • investigating a site such as the Colosseum, Herculaneum, Pompeii, and Roman Forum
    • creating a diorama of an ancient site
    • evaluating the theories and hypothesis of archaeologists about the significance of the sites social, political, economic features
  4. India Show elaborations
    • investigating a site such as the city of Lothal, and Sanchi
    • creating a diorama of an ancient site
    • evaluating the theories and hypothesis of archaeologists about the significance of the sites social, political, economic features
  5. China Show elaborations
    • investigating a site such as the Great Wall of China, The Forbidden City, Terracotta Warriors
    • creating a diorama of an ancient site
    • evaluating the theories and hypothesis of archaeologists about the significance of the sites social, political, economic features
Code
VCHHK114
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