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Inventions & Innovations from China. How did the inventions and innovations affect life in Ancient China?. Date: 01.09.14 A 01.10.14 B. The Fall of India and India Writing Assessment. Warm Up : Mind Mining: Write down everything you know about the geography of China. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Inventions & Innovations from China

Inventions & Innovations from ChinaPage 81The Fall of India and India Writing AssessmentPage 80Warm Up:Mind Mining: Write down everything you know about the geography of China.

WIO: Had you lived in Ancient China, which of these inventions/innovations would have had the greatest impact in your life? Why? *Minimum of 5 Sentences*

Date: 01.09.14 A 01.10.14 BClass Work:

Warm-Up & Mind-MiningChina Pre-AssessmentChina VideoInventions & Innovations Notes

HW:

Ancient India Writing Assignment (Stapled with G/O)How did the inventions and innovations affect life in Ancient China?Military & National DefenseBody ArmorWas created from ironThe Great Wall of ChinaBuilding began in the 7th Century BCE and ended in the 17th Century CEProvided protection to the Chinese people from Northern InvadersThe wall grew over time and was added ontoGunpowderWere able to use cannons on ships

War TacticsChanged from small platoons to large armiesMass Production of WeaponsUtilized foot soldiers

Farming & AgricultureCreated Levees to redirect water.Redirects waterCast Iron Plows for fields

Sailing & NavigationWaterways provided the best/easiest means of transportation. Developed large scale boats for travel and trade.Invented the compass

Art & WritingCreated their own form of paper made from bamboo.Before paper, the Chinese carved into bamboo and oracle bones.Wood Block PrintingFirst to utilize porcelain for creating pottery.

Silk1st to use silk for clothing.Popular from trading with the West.Opened up a trading route (Silk Road)

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