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All of the sites listed were active as of February 28, 2001. The evaluation is by the AVA Center staff according to the amount of information given, the general appearance of the site and its potential use in the classroom.
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15 WOMEN, 15 CENTURIES     NEW!

A quiz featuring 15 women over the past 1500 years who have influenced world history. It begins with a multiple-choice quiz on each woman, and concludes with a brief biography of each. Includes women such as Hatshepsut, Deborah, Wu Chao, and Hildegard of Bingen. Excellent


Hatshepsut's Journey

300 IMPORTANT WOMEN ARTISTS: MEDIEVAL TO MODERN
Profiles of 300 women artists with examples of their works. Excellent

ASIAPAC - 100 CELEBRATED CHINESE WOMEN
Illustrations and biographies of 100 women from China's past. Note that some are fictional or apocryphal. Excellent

THE BANCROFT ARNESEN EXPEDITION
Liv Arnesen (Norway) and Ann Bancroft (US) have just completed their attempt at the first all-women's crossing of Antarctica, beginning November 2000. As former teachers, the web site is designed as a teaching opportunity. There is a Teacher's Section, a For Kids section, biographies, photos, schedules, a newsletter and more. Excellent

BRING WOMEN'S HISTORY TO LIFE IN THE CLASSROOM
Cross-curriculum lesson plans for teaching women's history for grades k-12. Excellent

CREATIVE QUOTATIONS FROM CREATIVE WOMEN
Quotations for every day of the year from famous or important women who are born on that day. Excellent

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March 2001