Seven Wonders of the World Discover Amazing Monuments to Civilization with 20 Projects
Written by Carmella Van Vleet
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Seven Wonders of the World Discover Amazing Monuments to Civilization with 20 Projects by Carmella Van VleetAges 9 to 12 years. Illustrating spectacular architectural feats and creations of great beauty, this handbook introduces children to the original Seven Wonders of the World as well as the monuments on the new list. The creativity and ingenuity of human history are captured in detail as these icons of world culture are explored, offering opportunities to discover amazing civilisations, technological innovations, and a shared global heritage. Interesting sidebars, fun trivia, and entertaining illustrations make for an accessible and engaging trip through time while hands-on projects encourage active learning. With minimal adult supervision and using supplies commonly found in most households, activities range from creating a model Colosseum to fashioning a working water pump. From the Pyramids of Egypt and the Hanging Gardens of Babylon to the ruins of Machu Picchu and the Great Wall of China, this activity book conveys the value of preserving the worlds treasures.
Recommendation: Recommended Elissa Faro, Ph.D., Classical Art and Archaeology, University of Michigan A great introduction to archaeology for creative, engaged kids. With tons of delightful activities, this highly entertaining and informative book will get everyone excited about history, archaeology, and the diverse cultures of the world.
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Carmella Van Vleet
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1st April 2011
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