San Diego Natural History Museum--Your Nature ConnectionA Day in Pompeii Exhibition
A Day in Pompeii - February 15 to June 15, 2008.A Day in Pompeii - February 15 to June 15, 2008.A Day in Pompeii - February 15 to June 15, 2008.

The Exhibition

About Pompeii
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Programs and Lectures
Eruption of Vesuvius
Video
Virtual Audio Tour
Educational Resources
Group Information
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Educational Resources

Teacher’s Resources

A Day in Pompeii Teacher's Guide (PDF*)

Pompeii: City of Risk and Prosperity (Part One) Field Notes

Pompeii: Death Warns Pompeians to Live (Part Two)Field Notes

Mt Vesuvius Eruption 79 AD — John Seach — by Pliny the Younger

The Destruction of Pompeii, 79 AD — EyeWitness to History

Pompeii: The Last Day — Discovery Channel

Ancient Rome — History for Kids

The Romans — BBC

The Roman Empire in the First Century — PBS

Latin Songbook

Interactive Maps of the Roman Empire

     Roman Empire Expansion

     Trade in the Roman Empire

     Roman World: Citizen communities outside the Italian Homeland

     Roman Frontier

     Theaters ouside the Greek and Roman Homelands

     Viae: The Roads of Rome

 

Pompeii Resources

A Day in Pompeii Exhibit Opening — NBC San Diego

Eruption of Vesuvius Timeline

Virtual Audio Tour A Day in Pompeii

Recovered from Pompeii's Ashes — San Diego Union-Tribune

Wikipedia — Pompeii

Pompeii: The Last Day
— The Discovery Channel

Huge Vesuvius Eruption Buried Town 2,000 Years Before Pompeii — National Geographic News


Volcano Resources

Photo glossary of volcano terms — United States Geological Survey (USGS)

Build your own volcano — National Geographic Volcano Interactive

Volcano Resources — USGS

Volcano Resources for Educators — USGS

Worldwide Volcanic Activity Weekly Report — Smithsonian Institute and USGS

Forces of Nature — National Geographic

Recent Earthquakes and Active Volcanoes — The Virtual Times

Vesuvius Observatory

In Harm’s Way: Population and Volcanic Risk — Geotimes

 

Scientific Research Breakthroughs

Pigment Microscopy — Archaeology

Look Inside a Mummy — BBC News

New Software Lights Up Archaeology — Science Daily

 

Recommended Reading

Pompeii: The Living City

Antiquity Recovered: Legacy of Pompeii & Herculaneum

Gardens of Pompeii


Earthly Paradises: Ancient Gardens In History & Archaeology


Domus: Wall Painting in a Roman House


Visit the Museum Bookstore for further reading!

 

 

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