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Indus Valley Civilization
Discovery Education Video - Civilizations in the Indus Valley
The Shang Dynesty who lived by the Yellow River were connected by descent. They had the origins of a writing system; they asked advice of their ancestors, wrote lyric love poems, and serious philosophy with the Book of Changes which was used to divine the future. (1:55 min) Remember to logon with cms in front of your student id number.
Discovery Education Video - India's Place Value Number System
As the culture of India entered into an age of mathematics in the third century B.C., early development of a decimal place-value system began. The ancient people of the Indus Valley learned to operate freely with zero and negative numbers, which was groundbreaking at the time. (7:07 min) Remember to logon with cms in front of your student id number and your birthdate as your password.
EBSCO encyclopedia article - Ancient India
This article includes information on the Indus Valley and the Aryan people.
Website - British Museum - Indus Valley
This site provides an introduction to the Indus Valley.
website - TimeMaps - The Indus Valley
This website provides an overview including geography, cities, writing, agriculture, trade, religion and arts.
website - Early Civilization in the Indus Valley
This site provides a lot of information on civilization in the Indus River Valley.
YouTube Video - Indus River Valley Civilizations in 5 minutes or less
This is brief summary of the major features of the Indus River Valley Civilizations.(3:34 min)
YouTube Video: Indus Valley - Khan Academy
The Indus River Valley (or Harappan) civilization lasted for 2,000 years, and extended from what is today northeast Afghanistan to Pakistan and northwest India. Sal explores the history of this civilization, its technological innovations, its art, its architectural practices, and its agriculture.(10:42 min)
India's Vedic Age / Aryans