The Silk Road: An Ancient Internet

GeoHistory
GeoLiteracy
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In this lesson, students will learn about the level of movement of goods and ideas in the ancient world by examining the Silk Road.
Author: 
Dennis Rees
Grade Range: 
6
Duration: 
1-2 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
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Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
1: The World in Spatial Terms
2: Places and Regions
4: Human Systems
National Geography Standards: 
11: The patterns and networks of economic interdependence
17: How to apply geography to interpret the past