Ancient Civilizations - India
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The Time chapter introduces how time was kept in ancient China, and includes multiple time lines tracing different aspects of life and culture in ancient China.


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Home page
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The home page outlines the main events and dynasties of the period covered in this website (2000 - 221 B.C.). This covers the Xia dynasty up to the beginning of the Qin dynasty and the birth of Imperial China.

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Story

This creation myth tells the story of how Pangu formed the world, its features and animals.

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Explore

The Explore section features interactive timelines tracing the history of ancient China, important inventions and innovations, and religion and philosophy.

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Challenge

The 'Shang calendar' challenge introduces the children to the calendar that was used by the Shang dynasty. It could be used as part of an investigation into how calendars are formed and used.

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