"My Pompeii"
Mrs. Pantina
6th Grade Science


Purpose:

The purpose of this assignment is to show your understanding of volcanic eruptions.

Your account should include three parts:

Weeks/days leading up to the eruption...

During the eruption...

After the eruption...  


Here are several leading thoughts to get you started...

Pompeii Letters

  1. Eyewitness to History

http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/pompeii.htm

  1. An Eyewitness Account of the Eruption of Vesuvius

http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/pompeii/pmpMsStb.html

  1. Two letters by Pliny the Younger

http://www.humanities-interactive.org/ancient/pompeii/2_ltrs-eruption_of_vesuvius.htm

Other Links

  1. Volcano Trips

    Deadly Shadow of Vesuvius

    General Info about Pompeii

    Roman Numerals

    Viewing Pompeii
    [View Virtual Reality images of Pompeii]

    Pompeii [volcano information]

    Volcanoes: Mount Vesuvius

    More Pictures of Pompeii

    Roman Life

    Discovery Channel (Pompeii)

    Ancient Rome

    Ancient Rome Information

    Where do you want to go in Ancient Rome?

    The Riddle of Pompeii

    Yahooligans [Pompeii]

    Yahooligans [Vesuvius]

    The Eruption of Mt. Vesuvius Mt. Vesuvius info