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The Silk Road: Connecting the Ancient World Through Trade
5 mins 7th - 12th
Introduce learners to The Silk Road, the first world-wide web. The narrator of this short, animated video traces the pioneers of globalization and the impact they had on culture and economy. The Scythians, Darius the First, and Alexander...
Trade Along the Silk Roads: A Silk Road Encounters Resource
K - 5th
Students review information on the Silk Road from previous lessons. Using maps, they create an illustrated altas of the Silk Road and the goods traded on it. They write an essay on the Silk Road's importance and how both good and culture...
Silk Roads Big Map: A Silk Roads Encounters Project
3rd - 12th
Students are introduced to the Silk Road and its purpose. Using a map outline, they create an oversized replica of the Silk Road from Europe to Asia. They add political and physical features to the map along with the routes of travelers.
The Story of India - Spice Routes and Silk Roads - 1/6
10 mins 6th - 12th
Continue the story of India with this six-part series on her spices, trade routes, and silken roads. Early global trade and an emergent global economy during the 1st century AD, Roman influences on India, monsoons, boat building, and...
Journey Along the Silk Road: Writing Your Own Rihla, or Travel Journal
9th - 12th
Students develop basic research and writing skills. They explore and interpret and make maps. Students develop a global perspective. Also student explore the relationships between geography, climate and the nature of various societies.