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Sheet1 Page 1 Cynthia Farrar I chose to do my surf the web report on a website that offers more information about the Olmec culture. http://www.mnsu.edu/emuseum/prehistory/latinamerica/meso/cultures/olmec.html The website is part of the E-Museum, a completely virtual museum that is affiliated with the anthropology department of the University of Minnesota - Mankato. The website is student run with professionals who oversee it. The site is part of the pre-history section of the museum and is located under the Latin America portion. In addition to the site about Olmec, there is also a site about La Venta. The site gives information about the Olmec in a broad variety of areas, although it does not go very in depth on any of the areas. The site provides information about the location, time period, art forms,
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Unformatted text preview: crop production, architechture, religion, and writing systems of the Olmec. While the website only gives general information about the Olmec culture, I think that the idea of the E-museum is really great. After middle school feild trips are almost impossible to schedule, and asking students to visit places on their own outside of class doesn't always have the best results. But the E-museum offers a wealth of information in a format that is readily accessible and familiar to my generation. It provides educators an extra resource where students can get information besides just reading the text....
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