Welcome to the 'Ancient China Pop-Up Museum' activity. Today in small groups you will be visiting a virtual pop-up museum on a specific aspect of ancient Chinese history. In your next lesson, you will make a short presentation to the rest of the class about what you have discovered. This presentation will take no more than 5 minutes and should include some visual aids (eg ppt).
You will need to explore the following questions:
For your homework, your group is to write two or three multiple choice questions for the class to answer. The answer to your question must be contained in your presentation to the class. Email these questions to your teacher and they will be added to the Kahoot.
|Use the iPad app Ancient China on Kids Discover to learn about the invention and use of fireworks.|
Discover the origin and history of the holiday by China Highlights.
Read about Chinese New Year and find your zodiac sign.
Find out all about the holiday and watch the clip at history.com.
Read the origin story about the Monster Nian by Travel China.
|Use the iPad app Ancient China on Kids Discover to learn about Chinese New Year.|
Read an overview of the battle that has been made lists such as: 25 Worst Military Decisions Ever Made and 10 of the Bloodiest Battles in history and Largest Naval Battles in history. Then, take the quiz!
Read about the battle and look at work created to remember the event from the National Palace Museum.
Look at where the battle took place and find out more about what occurred at The Finer Times.
Read about The Forbidden City and take the quiz.
Watch a clip about The Forbidden City by ABC Splash.
Take a virtual tour of the modern day site.
Read all about The Forbidden City at the Kahn Academy.