Most of us have heard of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, but other groups have compiled various other lists of “seven wonders.” I thought it might be useful to create a “The Best…” list of all these “wonder” lists — both ancient and modern.

I’ve also thought of having students use these lists to help develop a criteria for a “wonder” and then to have them apply it to create lists for their own native countries.

Here are my choices for the The Best Sites For Learning About Various “Seven Wonders” and are accessible to English Language Learners:

The New Seven Wonders

Here’s an online game about the Seven Ancient Wonders.

You can see videos about a few of the ancient wonders at the History Channel.

In 2007, after 100 million votes were counted, seven landmarks from around the world were voted the New 7 Wonders of the World. Here are some sites to learn about them:

You can view interactive panoramas of all seven.

To finish this list, here are a couple of sites that have additional “Wonders”:

7 Wonders of the Natural World is a slideshow from The Atlantic.

There was a vote by The New 7 Wonders of Nature Foundation to identify…the new 7 wonders of nature. You can see the 28 preliminary finalists here.

Here’s a 7 Wonders Of The World game.

Impressive Series Of 360 Videos Of “New Seven Wonders”

Google unveiled a “3D digital archive of endangered wonders of the world—a lasting record of monuments at risk of disappearing.” Check out Open Heritage.

The video was created by Budget Direct.

Google’s Arts and Culture site recently unveiled three separate “Seven Wonders” pages:

7 Wonders of the Ancient World

7 New Wonders of the World

7 Wonders of the Natural World

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