Virtual Excavation - Medieval
Featuring a simulated archaeological excavation, as well as a number of educational pages that explain the purpose and method of archaeology. Participant of the simulation are provided with ecological, cultural and historical information about the site.
Just by chance, I clicked on the section of the site that was formerly the latrines. Perhaps you will have better luck. Have fun and see if your interpretation of the evidence agrees with the one provided.
The Lost Medieval Village. You might have students (in groups) visit both sites for content and then have them evaluate, compare and contrast. Have them discuss and write about and publish (Email the webmasters of the two sites) their findings. Should sites that focus entirely on the communication of content be evaluated on the same criteria as those that provide extensive interactivity? You might also touch on research design and purpose and how these need to be refined when doing research on the Internet. For more information on evaluation of Web pages, visit the Research/Critical Thinking pages.
Some other Web pages encountered recently include:
The Middle Ages
Created by 7th grade students to teach about Life in the Middle
Ages. From Luther Burbank Middle School
With links to all time periods and many topics (Byzantine Empire, The Early Germanic Kingdoms, Feudalism, The Crusades, England, France, Courtly Culture, Orthodox Church, Monasticism, The Papacy, Scholasticism, Heresy).