Mysteries in History: Ancient History
Challenge students to explore several important unexplained events that helped shape history. Students use primary source materials, posters, and simulations to find clues and to make informed decisions about these events. There are no “right” or “wrong” answers. These real-life mysteries encourage students to research, think, debate, and form conclusions.
Questions explored in this book include:
- Who invented the Alphabet?
- Was King Tut murdered?
- Was there really a Trojan horse?
- Who built Stonehenge? Is the lost city of Atlantis a legend?
- Did King Arthur really exist?
- What’s the secret behind China’s Terracotta Soldiers?
- What do Peru’s Nazca lines mean?
- Why were the statues on Easter Island built?
- How did the Iceman really die?