Ancient Civilizations - India
Historical knowledge and understanding


We have the following resources about : Historical knowledge and understanding

Background information

Background informationNeolithic China

Background informationXia dynasty

Background informationShang dynasty

Background informationWestern Zhou dynasty

Background informationEastern Zhou dynasty

Background informationQin dynasty

Background informationThe Tomb of Fu Hao

Background informationLanguage

Background informationClimate

Background informationPronunciation Guide

Background informationAncestor Worship

Background informationWriting

Background informationYellow River

Background informationYangzi River



DiscussionHow are ancient scripts deciphered?

DiscussionHow do we know how old things are?


DiscussionCrafts and Artisan Skills

DiscussionWhy settle here?

DiscussionHow far would you travel to trade something?

DiscussionWhy is writing important?

DiscussionWho was buried in the tombs?


Enquiry Grid

Enquiry GridCraftsmen in ancient China

Enquiry GridWhy did they take it with them


Follow Up Activity

Follow Up ActivityBronze Inscription

Follow Up ActivityMeasuring distances/Planning a trip

Follow Up ActivityPersonal Time Capsule

Follow Up ActivityThe life cycle of a silkworm

Follow Up ActivityTaotie Bronze Vessel


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