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Here you will find a selection of lessons that help with getting the most out of TimeMaps.

Student Sheet: The Modern Era of World History

1. Enquiry Type into the Search box at the top of the screen: World 1789. In the drop-down list that appears, click on the entry for World 1789 CE (it should be at the top). A map of the world at that date will appear. Then follow the in-map links through to your...

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Student Sheet: The Early Modern Era

Instructions Your teacher will have allocated you, or your group, one of the regions of the world. To start, type into the Search box at the top of the screen: World 1453. A drop-down list will appears. Click on the entry for World 1453 CE (it will probably be at the...

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Teacher Guidance: The Early Modern Era of World History

This unit introduces the early modern period of world history to students. The aim is to encourage them to gain an understanding of this period of world history by researching it themselves, using the Timemap of World History as their source.A Student Worksheet, with...

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Student Sheet: The Medieval Era in World History

Instructions You will be allocated one of fine regions of the world: Europe Africa Middle East South Asia East Asia 1. Enquiry Type into the Search box at the top of the screen: World 500 CE. In the drop-down list that appears, click on the entry for The World 500...

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Student Worksheet: Time Travel Agency

You work in a travel agency in the year 4027. IIt is a Time Travel Agency!IBy the year 4027, time travel has become a practical proposition, and travel companies organize cruises to the past. Of course, the tourists can't influence history in any way - in fact they...

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Teaching Early Modern World History in Middle Schools

This page offers suggestions for teaching Early Modern World History in Middle Schools using the Timemap of World History.The aim of this lesson idea is togive a general idea of the concept of "Modern History" or the "Modern World".provide a brief introduction to key...

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Teaching Modern World History in Middle Schools

This page offers suggestions for teaching Modern World History in Middle Schools using the Timemap of World History. The aim of this lesson idea is to give a general idea of the concept of "Modern History" or the "Modern World". provide a brief introduction to key...

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Teaching Medieval World History in Middle Schools

This page offers suggestions for teaching Medieval World History in Middle Schools using the Timemap of World History.The aim of this lesson idea is togive a general idea of the concept of "Medieval History" or the "Medieval World".provide a brief introduction to key...

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Teaching Ancient World History in Middle School

This page offers suggestions for teaching Ancient World History in Middle Schools using the Timemap of World History.The aim of this lesson idea is togive a general idea of the concept of "Ancient History" or the "Ancient World".provide a brief introduction to key...

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Student Worksheet: The Modern World (Middle School)

Do Activity 1 or Activity 2, depending on instructions from your teacher. Activity 1: Reading and Questions Enter the Timemaps Atlas of World History here. You will find yourself in a map of the world dated 1789. Using the arrows at the side of the maps to move...

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Student Worksheet: The Early Modern World (Middle School)

Do Activity 1 or 2, depending on your teacher's instructions. Activity 1. Enter the Timemaps Atlas of World History here. You will find yourself in a map of the world dated 1453. Using the arrows at the side of the maps to move forward and backward through time, and...

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Student Worksheet: The Medieval World (Middle School)

Task Using the Timemap of World History, locate civilizations and empires, plus key events associated with them, in world history - i.e. identify the region where, and the period when, each occurred. In the case of civilizations and empires, this will often mean two...

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Student Worksheet: The Ancient World (Middle School)

Task: Using the Timemap of World History, locate civilizations and empires, plus key events associated with them, in world history - that is, identify the region where, and the period when, each occurred. In the case of civilizations and empires, this will often mean...

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Student sheet – Classical Civilizations

The great classical civilizations of the Eastern Hemisphere, 500 BC to AD 500 1. Enquiry 1. Choose a Big Region of the world To do this, select the Atlas option in the main menu at the top of this page, and then use the "TimeMaps by Region" column to find the entry...

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Student sheet – Early Civilizations

The river valley civilizations and their offshoots, 3500 BC to 500 BC1. ActivityInstructions:You should have the Timemap of World History open on your computer, in a separate window or tab from this sheet (if it has not been printed for you).1. Go to the map of...

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The Twentieth Century

Activity With the class divided into groups, each group examines the histories of a different region between 1914 and 2005: Europe Africa The Middle East India and South Asia South East Asia East Asia North America South America Oceania To do this, go to the Atlas...

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Teacher Guidance: The Modern Era of World History

This unit introduces the early modern period of world history to students. The aim is to encourage them to gain an understanding of this period of world history by researching it themselves, using the Timemap of World History as their source.A Student Worksheet, with...

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Teacher Guidance: the Medieval Era in World History

Civilizations of the Eastern Hemisphere, AD 500 to 1453 This unit introduces the Medieval period - or the Middle Ages - in the Eastern Hemisphere to students. It gives suggestions for activities which involve enquires using the Timemap of World History. The aim is to...

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Teacher Guidance: Early Civilizations

This unit introduces the earliest civilizations to students. The aim is to get students acquainted with this key period of world history by researching it themselves, using the Timemap of World History. Please note that it will take at least three, probably four...

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