Students learn about the vast Eurasian trade network--and create a modern-day marketing plan to move products from China to the Middle East. Culture, economics, satellite mapping, "global street smarts" come together in this activity.
What can maps tell us about how its creator perceives the world? This simple lesson uses a historical map as a point of study and introduces key elements in a map (scale, symbols, orientations) in a hands-on way.
A short lesson--featuring some famous Chinese poems--that help students understand the difference between how many Westerners view nature versus how many Chinese (particularly Daoists and the literati) felt about the natural world around th
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