We found 73 reviewed resources for nomadic life
The Mongol Conquests: The Mongols, a nomadic people from the steppe, conquer settled societies across much of Asia.Lesson Planet
6th - 8th
Introduce the Mongol Empire, its rulers, and major conquests. This easy-to-follow and brief slide show, highlights key events, timelines, and players of the Mongolian reign. Also, the concepts of the Asian steppe and nomadic life are...
The Value of Ancient TraditionsLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Imagine having to give up cell phones, computers, and TV? What would be lost? What gained? An examination of the Drokpa, a nomadic people who live in the grasslands of Tibet, provides class members an opportunity to consider how access...
Exploring Cultural SustainabilityLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Small groups learn about a present-day nomadic culture in Mongolia and the threats to its existence by exploring a photo essay. The resource includes thoughtful discussion and writing prompts about cultural sustainability, the...
Mongolian Herders' Homes Lesson PlanLesson Planet
4th - 12th
Students investigate the lives and homes of Mongolian nomadic herders. They determine how the climate, available building supplies, and cultural traditions influence how the homes are built. Using art supplies, they make a replica of a...
Did the Amazons Really Exist?Lesson Planet
5 mins 6th - 12th
Who were the warriors most feared by the Egyptians, Greeks, Persians Central Asians, and Chinese? The mighty women called Amazons, that’s who. Secondary viewers learn that the understanding of the Amazons, who were originally assumed to...
Journey of Man: A Genetic Odyssey, Part 9 of 13Lesson Planet
10 mins 9th - 12th
In Central Asia, Spencer Wells confronts political obstacles on his track to meet the man whose blood holds the genetic key that fathered Native Americans and Europeans. Learners will meet the Chuchi, a remote nomadic Russian tribe that...
Children's Literature Across the Curriculum Ideas-Sahara, Vanishing CulturesLesson Planet
K - 6th
Students read Sahara, Vanishing Cultures by Jan Reynolds. They complete a variety of cross-curricular activities surrounding the study nomadic cultures. Included are reading, art, math, science, writing, social studies, and library...
Ways we are Alike/ Ways we are DifferentLesson Planet
1st - 2nd
Learners complete a chart comparing and contrasting African villages with their own communities. The lesson focuses on the Mbuti and Fulani people. They explore their style of living, their traditions and everyday life in these villages.