Lincoln Elementary School

Native American

Databases

Use Britannica Online

  • For Mound Builders, you can use many different tribes: Mound Builder, Adena, Hopewell, Mississippian
  • For all other tribes, just type in name
  • For more information, change the Article Level to 2 (middle school)

Use BrainPop

  • For Aztec, Maya and Inca

Inca

Ducksters: Inca Empire

At the bottom of the page, under "For More About the Inca Empire," you'll find more links about the Inca.

Kids Discover: Inca

You'll see a magazine page under "Incas."  Click on the magazine page.  Use CTRL and the + sign on the keyboard to make it even larger.  Use the arrows on either side to view more pages.

Ancient Inca: Fast Facts

Inca: Ancient Civilization

Inca Facts

More links are on the left.

Mound Builders

Please read the instructions under each website to learn about what each website contains and how to find the information.


http://www.nps.gov/archeology/feature/feature.htm
Click on the topics on the right hand side to find more information.

http://cybersleuth-kids.com/americanhistory/Chapter1/moundbuilders.htm
Nice short article on Mound Builders.

http://www.factmonster.com/ce6/sci/A0834239.html
Great place to find the basics about the Mound Builders.

http://www.artsmia.org/surrounded-by-beauty/mississippi/more_mississippi.html

http://www.wvculture.org/history/mounds.html
Information on specific mounds.

Maya

Please read the instructions under each website to learn about what each website contains and how to find the information.

http://www.exploratorium.edu/ancientobs/chichen/flash.html
Wonderful site to begin your research. Make sure you click on all the links like "History," "Mayan Mythology," and "Alignment." Look for the "Next" button in the bottom corner to get all of the information.

http://www.learner.org/interactives/collapse/mayans.html
All about the collapse of the Mayans. Look for "Why did Copan collapse?" When you click on it, you'll be able to explore Copan and find clues as to why the Maya collapsed.

http://www.factmonster.com/ce6/society/A0859547.html
Another good summary of the Maya.

Maya Overview

 

Aztecs

Aztecs for Kids

Aztec Overview

KidsKonnect:  Ancient Aztecs

Aztecs: Kids Discover

You'll see a magazine page under "Incas."  Click on the magazine page.  Use CTRL and the + sign on the keyboard to make it even larger.  Use the arrows on either side to view more pages.

Aztec History

Anasazi

Please read the instructions under each website to learn about what each website contains and how to find the information.

http://www.learner.org/interactives/collapse/chacocanyon.html
Nice information on how they lived and how they died out.

http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/H/1994/ch1_p12.htm

http://www.factmonster.com/ce6/society/A0812564.html
Nice summary of Anasazi history and culture.

http://cybersleuth-kids.com/americanhistory/Chapter1/anasazi.htm