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<ul><li><p>8/2/2019 7 Wonders of World-riv</p><p> 1/12</p><p>SEVEN WONDERS OF THE WORLD</p></li><li><p>8/2/2019 7 Wonders of World-riv</p><p> 2/12</p><p>SEVEN WONDERS OF THE ANCIENT WORLD</p></li><li><p>8/2/2019 7 Wonders of World-riv</p><p> 3/12</p><p>SEVEN WONDERS OF THE ANCIENT WORLD</p><p>GRET PYRAMID OF GIZA2584-2561 BC</p><p>HANGING GARDEN OF BABYLON</p><p>Around 600 BC</p><p>STATUE OF ZUES AT OLYMPIA</p><p>435 BC</p><p>TEMPLE OF ARTMIS AT EPHESUS</p><p>c. 550 BC</p><p>MAUSOLUM OF MAUSSOLLOS AT HALICARNASSUS</p><p>351 BC</p><p>LIGHTHOUSE AT ALEXANDRIA</p><p>c. 280 BC</p></li><li><p>8/2/2019 7 Wonders of World-riv</p><p> 4/12</p><p>On July 7, 2007, seven sites were designated 'new'wonders of the world by the New7Wonders, a</p><p>nonprofit organization that conducted the selection</p><p>process done through Internet voting. The Agence</p><p>France-Presse (AFP) reported from Lisbon, Portugal</p><p>that the announcement of the 7 'new' wonders of the</p><p>world was made during a celebrity-studded ceremony</p><p>held at Lisbon's Stadium of Light on July 7, 2007</p><p>"which was broadcast in more than 170 countries to</p><p>an estimated 1.6 billion viewers."</p></li><li><p>8/2/2019 7 Wonders of World-riv</p><p> 5/12</p><p>SEVEN NEW WONDERS OF THE WORLD</p><p>GRET WALL OF CHINA</p><p>COLOSSEUM IN ROME</p><p>TAJ MAHAL IN INDIA</p><p>THE RUINS OF PETRA IN JORDAN</p><p>THE STATUE OF CHRIST THE REDEEMER IN RIO DE JANEIRO</p><p>THE STATUE OF CHRIST THE REDEEMER IN RIO DE JANEIRO</p><p>THE ANCIENT MAYAN CITY OF CHICHEN ITZA IN MEXICO.</p></li><li><p>8/2/2019 7 Wonders of World-riv</p><p> 6/12</p><p>NEW SEVEN WONDERS OF THE WORLD</p></li><li><p>8/2/2019 7 Wonders of World-riv</p><p> 7/12</p><p>Even the selection, and eventual designation, of World</p><p>Heritage Sites by the UNESCO goes through a rigidprocess of evaluation based on thorough historical,</p><p>scientific, and cultural studies. The UNESCO has outlined</p><p>10 criteria in the selection of World Heritage Sites in its</p><p>website</p><p>http://whc.unesco.org/en/criteria/. According to</p><p>the UNESCO: "To be included on the World Heritage List,</p><p>sites must be of outstanding universal value and meet at</p><p>least one out of ten selection criteria, which are as follows:</p></li><li><p>8/2/2019 7 Wonders of World-riv</p><p> 8/12</p><p>1) to represent a masterpiece of human creative genius;</p><p>2) to exhibit an important interchange of human values,over a span of time or within a cultural area of the</p><p>world, on developments in architecture or technology,</p><p>monumental arts, town-planning or landscape design;</p><p>3) to bear a unique or at least exceptional testimony to a</p><p>cultural tradition or to a civilization which is living or</p><p>which has disappeared;</p><p>4) to be an outstanding example of a type of building,</p><p>architectural or technological ensemble or landscape</p><p>which illustrates (a) significant stage(s) in human</p><p>history; </p></li><li><p>8/2/2019 7 Wonders of World-riv</p><p> 9/12</p><p>settlement, land-use, or sea-use which is representative of</p><p>a culture (or cultures), or human interaction with the</p><p>environment especially when it has become vulnerable</p><p>under the impact of irreversible change;</p><p>6) to be directly or tangibly associated with events or</p><p>living traditions, with ideas, or with beliefs, with artistic</p><p>and literary works of outstanding universal</p><p>significance. (The Committee considers that this criterion</p><p>should preferably be used in conjunction with other</p><p>criteria);</p><p>7) to contain superlative natural phenomena or areas of</p><p>exceptional natural beauty and aesthetic importance;</p></li><li><p>8/2/2019 7 Wonders of World-riv</p><p> 10/12</p><p>8) to be outstanding examples representing major</p><p>stages of earth's history, including the record of life,</p><p>significant on-going geological processes in thedevelopment of landforms, or significant geomorphic</p><p>or physiographic features;</p><p>9) to be outstanding examples representing significant</p><p>on-going ecological and biological processes in the</p><p>evolution and development of terrestrial, fresh water,</p><p>coastal and marine ecosystems and communities ofplants and animals;</p><p>10) to contain the most important and significant</p><p>natural habitats for in-situ conservation of biological </p></li><li><p>8/2/2019 7 Wonders of World-riv</p><p> 11/12</p><p>A group of students were asked to list what they</p><p>thought were the present 'Seven Wonders of the</p><p>World.' The following received the most votes</p><p>and were made into an inspirational PowerPoint</p><p>presentation:1. TO HEAR</p><p>2.TO TOUCH</p><p>3.TO SEE</p><p>4.TO TASTE</p><p>5.TO FEEL</p><p>6.TO LAUGH</p><p>7.TO LOVE </p></li><li><p>8/2/2019 7 Wonders of World-riv</p><p> 12/12</p><p>THE MOST PRECIOUS THING IN</p><p>LIFE CAN NOT BE BUILT</p><p>BY HANDS OR BOUGHT BY MAN</p><p>DONT BE TOO BUSY TO PASS</p><p>THESE ALONE</p></li></ul>