Science quiz on April 13, 2016

Biodiversity the variety of life in the world or in a particular habitat or ecosystem. evolution the process by which different kinds of living organisms are thought to have developed and diversified from earlier forms during the history of the earth. paleontologist a scientist who studies fossils extinct a species, Read more…

Unit 2, Lesson 5

Appian Way The major road that connected Rome to Capua, which was one of the most important cities in ancient Italy One of the most famous & enduring military roads Eventually became the major route to Greece Route has remained virtually unchanged since it was first paved more than 2,200 Read more…

Ancient History Test 1

Crops grew well in Mesopotamia because farmland was fertile and water was nearby Which two land features gave Mesopotamia its name? the Tigris River and the Euphrates River You are a farmer in ancient Mesopotamia and grow 500 bushels a year. Your family uses 300 bushels a year. What do Read more…

Geologic time for science

the law of superstition allows us to determine a which rock layers are the oldest and the relative age of layers of rocks and the fossils in them the earth is about more than four billion years old Evidence for past events in Earth’s ancient history are provided by: rocks Read more…

AP World History-Chapter 4- Ancient Iran

What is Persia now known as? Iran and Iraq Who inhabited Persia? Indo Aryans How do historians know about the Persian empire? Viewed through the eyes of the Greeks-outsiders who were ignorant at best, usually hostile, and interested primarily in events that affected themselves Cyrus Persian ruler in the 6th Read more…

History Test: Ancient Japan and Korea

King Sejong Introduced Hangul to replace the Chinese alphabet Four Main Islands Hokkaidu, Hanshu, Kushu, Shikaku Impact of Geography: Japan Isolated and protected them Yamato Clan Earliest Japanese society Set up first dynasty Looked to China for influence Shinto Worshipped the forces of nature Shrines dedicated to objects in nature Read more…

Ancient History

Nebuchadnezzar Famous King of Chaldea and built the Hanging Gardens of Babylonia. Homer Author of Greek Epics (Trojan War). Greek poet Octavian Roman statesman who established the Roman Empire and became emperor in 27 BC Tarquin the Proud according to legend, the seventh and last Etruscan king of Rome who Read more…

Ancient History Quotes

Genesis 6:1-8 (Heroes of Old) When men began to increase in number on the earth and daughters were born to them, the sons of God saw that the daughters of men were beautiful, and they married any of them they chose. Then the LORD said, “My Spirit will not contend Read more…

Ancient History Quiz #4

Qin Dynasty The first imperial dynasty of China, lasting from 221 to 206 BC. Han Dynasty The second imperial dynasty of China, lasting from 206 BC – 220 AD. It was preceded by the Qin Dynasty. Sui Dynasty A short-lived Imperial Chinese dynasty (581-618 AD). Preceded by the Southern and Read more…

Ancient History of Egypt

Hyksos foreigners from the Middle East; Ruled from Avaris (belonged to cult of Seth); without control of all of Egypt, Kings of the shepherds, captured Memphis and founded city in the nome of Seth, conquer Egyptians Rosetta Stone o 3 languages: Demotic, Greek, Hieroglyphics o Discovered by Napoleon’s conquest o Read more…