Project ideas for exploring ancient civilizations

Use these examples of projects created by students to inspire technology project work as your learners explore ancient civilizations.

Creative use of technology can engage students, and help you integrate your iPads, PCs, or Chromebooks into the curriculum.

These digital projects were created by students using Wixie.

Historical Newspaper

To help students better understand the perspectives of those living in civilizations during ancient times, have them develop newsletters that recall and retell historic events.

Travel Brochures

Practice informational writing with a real world twist, by asking students to create promotional materials for a vacation to an ancient civilization.

Journey Journals

Students connect with the past as they write a first-person account of events in history.

wixie journal entry from ancient rome

Modern Myths

To help students better understand ancient Greek themes, have them create modern versions of Ancient Greek myths.

Ancient Newscast

Have students create a newscast from an ancient civilization? What would they find newsworthy?


Students can create digital debates to compare two cultures.

Gods and Goddesses

In this project, students created a persuasive presentation to raise money to build at temple for the Greek God Helios.

Purposeful Postcards

Students create postcards to share what they experience when visiting an ancient civilization.




Exploring Hieroglyphic Writing

Peer Teaching

Persuasive Brochures

Ancient China Museum Designs

Presenting Research

Trading Cards

Learning Artifacts

Interviews with Ancient Egyptians

Students are using Wixie to bring their words, their voice, and their art to the curriculum.

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