seven_wonders_of_the_ancient_world by keralaguest

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									Name: ______________________________________
                                 Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
Websites to use to help complete the following tasks:
       http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/pyramid/explore/khufuenter.html
       http://www.history.com/topics/hanging-gardens-of-babylon
       http://www.history.com/topics/zeus-statue-of
       http://www.britishmuseum.org/explore/highlights/article_index/a/the_archaic_temple_of_artemis.aspx
       http://www.7wonders.org/wonders/asia/turkey/bodrum/mausolleum-of-mausollos.aspx
       http://www.discover-rhodes.com/features/the-colossus-of-rhodes/
       http://www.7wonders.org/wonders/africa/egypt/alexandria/lighthouse-of-alexandria.aspx
       http://www.travelersdigest.com/seven_modern_wonders.htm
       http://library.thinkquest.org/5983/pages/modern.htm
       http://www.123world.com/wonders/modern-wonders.html
Tasks:
1. When were each of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World built?
       1. Great Pyramid of Giza        ________________
       2. Hanging Gardens of Babylon ________________
       3. Statue of Zeus at Olympia     ________________
       4. Mausoleum of Halicarnassus ________________
       5. Colossus of Rhodes            ________________
       6. Lighthouse of Alexandria      ________________
       7. Temple of Artemis at Ephesus ________________

2. Write the name of each wonder below picture provided.




_______________________        ________________________          ___________________         ____________________




   ________________________           ________________________                ________________________

3. Which Wonder looks like it would be the hardest to build and why? Give 2 main reasons behind your thinking.
4. What inspired people to build each of these structures? Are they still standing? If not, how were they destroyed?

        1. Great Pyramid of Giza




        2. Hanging Gardens of Babylon




        3. Statue of Zeus at Olympia




        4. Mausoleum of Halicarnassus




        5. Colossus of Rhodes




        6. Lighthouse of Alexandria




        7. Temple of Artemis at Ephesus
5. List at least 7 things that you would consider wonders of the modern world. After each listing, tell me when it was
built and explain why you chose it to be a wonder of the modern world.

        1.________________________________
        Construction?
        Why?




        2. ________________________________
        Construction?
        Why?
                                                                        Islands of Dubai in United Arab Emirates



        3. ________________________________
        Construction?
        Why?




        4. ________________________________
        Construction?
        Why?




        5. ________________________________
        Construction?                                                         Three Gorges Dam in China
        Why?




        6. ________________________________
        Construction?
        Why?




        7. ________________________________
        Construction?
        Why?

                                                                          International Space Station…in Space

								
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