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Asia for Educators
http://afe.easia.columbia.edu
This site for teachers was developed by Columbia University’s East Asian Curriculum Project (EACP), a national initiative devoted to supporting education on Asia at the secondary and elementary levels.The site features teaching units, lesson plans, primary source readings, resource lists, bibliographies, and more.

Asian Art
http://www.asianart.com
This online journal is dedicated to the study and exhibition of Asian art.The site includes highlights of exhibitions and provides a public forum for scholars and museum and gallery professionals.

Asian Educational Media Service
http://www.aems.uiuc.edu/index.las
The Asian Educational Media Service helps educators find and use media materials (including documentary films, features films, CDROMs, and slide units) for teaching about Asian cultures.

Ask Asia: Asia Society
http://www.askasia.org
This website for teachers and students features a broad range of materials on China, including lesson plans, maps, photographs, timelines, and clip art.

Museum of Qin Terracotta Warriors and Horses
http://www.bmy.com.cn/index_eng.htm
This museum has thousands of life-size terracotta guardian figures from the tomb of Emperor Qin. Learn about Emperor Qin and the amazing archaeological discovery of the terracotta army.

The Palace Museum in Beijing
http://www.dpm.org.cn/
The Forbidden City is also known as the Palace Museum, the largest and most important museum in China. Its treasures span thousands of years, including works from the Bronze Age during the Shang dynasty, c. 1600–c. 1100 BCE.

Seattle Asian Art Museum
http://www.seattleartmuseum.org/exhibit/interactives/buddhism/enter.asp
Browse the Seattle Art Museum collection and learn about Buddha and other imagery in Buddhist art.

Shanghai Museum
http://www.shanghaimuseum.net/en/index.asp
As a museum of ancient Chinese art, the Shanghai Museum possesses a collection of 120,000 precious works of art. Its collection of ancient Chinese bronzes, ceramics, paintings, and calligraphy is specially celebrated.

Silk Road Foundation
http://silk-road.com
The Silk Road Foundation provides resources and links to information about the Silk Road/Silk Route.You can read and download maps, articles, and timelines.

Smithsonian, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
http://www.asia.si.edu/education/teachers.htm
Teachers will find curriculum materials to order and online guides. Developed by classroom educators and museum curators, curriculum packets provide multidisciplinary activities to inspire students’ creativity. Color reproductions, lesson plans, and activities for teaching Asian art and culture to students of all ages are included.
 

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