Pull, Pull, Pulleys in Mesopotamia

GeoHistory
GeoLiteracy
GeoSTEM
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In this lesson, students will learn about the ancient civilization of Mesopotamia and how man created the pulley to make his life easier. This lesson includes strategies for diverse learners (ELLs).
Author: 
Danna Lagerquist
Grade Range: 
6
Duration: 
3 periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Materials to Assist Teachers and English Language Learners: 
Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
5: Environment and Society
6: Geographic Applications
National Geography Standards: 
14: How human actions modify the physical environment
15: How physical systems affect human systems
16: The changes that occur in the meaning, use, distribution, and importance of resources