Early Civilizations: A Survey of Ancient Cultures

Early Civilizations: A Survey of Ancient Cultures

Explore the Ancient Worlds of China, Egypt, Greece and Rome. Discover similarities and differences in the way each culture addressed the basic issues of civilization: government, food supply, social organization, family structures, beliefs and art. Hear stories that illuminate 2,500 years of human nature and innovation.  Does not include the Medieval World.

Curriculum links:

  • identify and compare how early civilizations met physical and social needs
  • use original artifacts to investigate characteristics of early civilizations, including their technological advances
  • show how innovations by early civilizations influence the modern world

Previously called Early Civilizations: Ancient & Classical Cultures

Do not combine with the following lessons:

Early Civilization of China Lab/Exhibit Lesson

Early Civilization of China Exhibit Lesson

Greek Myths Exhibit Lesson

Early Civilization of Egypt Lab/Exhibit Lesson
Early Civilizations in Greece & Rome Lab/Exhibit Lesson
Early Civilization of Greece Lab/Exhibit Lesson

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Maximum 105 people (including students, teachers, educational assistants and supervisors) at one time

Availability subject to change.

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Daily Schedule
Day From   To
Mon9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tue9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wed9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thu9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Fri9:00 am - 4:30 pm
  The following dates and times are not available
Day       From   To    
Mon   Oct 13, 2014   9:00 am  -  11:55 am  
Wed   Oct 15, 2014   9:00 am  -  12:00 pm  
Tue   Nov 4, 2014   9:00 am  -  11:55 am  
Mon   Dec 22, 2014   12:00 am  -  Fri, Jan 2, 2015 11:59 pm [range]
Mon   Feb 16, 2015   9:00 am  -  4:30 pm  
Mon   Mar 16, 2015   12:00 am  -  Fri, Mar 20, 2015 11:59 pm [range]
Fri   Apr 3, 2015   12:00 am  -  Mon, Apr 6, 2015 11:59 pm [range]
Mon   May 18, 2015   9:00 am  -  4:30 pm  

$16.00 /person
Tax Exempt: $16.00

1 adult(s) free
per 10 students

Activity Type: Exhibit Lesson
Duration: 90 minutes
Subject: Social Studies - Ancient Civilizations
Min / Max: 15 / 105 students + adults

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