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52 resources with the keyterm mesopotamia

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Hammurabi's Code: What Does It Tell Us About Old Babylonia?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine life in Babylonia during the time of King Hammurabi. They read and discuss excerpts of the Code of Hammurabi, participate in a simulation of advisors to the king, complete an online interactive activity, answer...
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Global Studies I: Rise of Civilizations

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Providing a list of presentations on a variety of topics focused on the development of civilizations throughout the world, this resource could be used in both an upper elementary or high school class. A few important topics covered are...
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Geography of the Fertile Crescent by ECSDM

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Using Google Earth, a vocabulary assignment, and map handout, your class members will outline the Fertile Crescent in Mesopotamia and identify the source of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers. They will then complete graphic organizers...
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Egypt, Mesopotamia, Indus River, and Huang He Civilizations

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students develop a timeline of events associated with Egypt, Mesopotamia, the Indus River, and the Huang He. They prepare a clay, wood, or paper model of a representative artifact from one civilization. They write a description of their...
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Exploring Four Empires of Mesopotamia

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Discover what life was like under each of the four main empires that ruled ancient Mesopotamia. Kids can read along or take notes on the Akkadian, Babylonian, Assyrian, and Neo-Babylonian empires. Notes include dates, key rulers,...
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Two Rivers Ran Through It

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders discover the problems that early Mesototamian farmers faced while developing agriculture in the land between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers. They design a working model that solves those unique challenges.
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Mesopotamia

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders describe the geography of Mesopotamia, explain the characteristics of Sumerian city-states, and identify the cultural practices of the ancient Sumerians. They then explain how empires formed in Mesopotamia.
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Western Civilizations, Chapter 2: Gods and Empires in the Ancient Near East

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Ancient Hebrew history comes to life through this online western civilizations tool, which follows history in detail from ancient origins to modern-day. Chapter two covers ancient eastern cultures, including beginnings of Hebrew...
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Ancient Mesopotamia Research Project

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students use the internet to research Ancient Mesopotamia and create a billboard with relevant information. In this Ancient Mesopotamia Research Project, students are assigned a specific topic by the teacher. Students then take notes and...
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Life in Old Babylonia: The Importance of Trade

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners examine the trade network in Old Babylonia. They analyze maps, explore various websites, develop a list of goods imported to and exported from Babylonia, and write an essay.
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Geography of Mesopotamia

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students write a letter.  In this irrigation lesson, students review how humans and the environment can interact with each other, learn new vocabulary words having to do with Mesopotamia, learn about irrigation and view maps of...
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From the Origins of Agriculture to the first Early River Valley Civilizations

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Early civilizations developed into complex societies because of the advent of stable agricultural practices and plant/animal domestication. Share the earliest civilizations to grow from the first agricultural revolution with your class....
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Venn Diagram-Paleolithic and Neolithic

For Teachers 6th
Review the paleolithic and neolithic time periods using this creative activity. After a unit on Mesopotamia and the Stone Age, learners fill out a Venn diagram comparing the paleolithic and neolithic period, and write a paragraph...
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Far Away Places; Strange-Sounding Names, An Introduction to Ancient Civilizations

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Sixteen attractive slides give details of the main places, things, and people the students will encounter during their study of ancient civilizations. Each of the classic slides has a title, 1 or 2 bullet points with summary facts, and a...
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Ancient River Valley Civilizations

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
Ziggurats, cuneiform writing, the Tower of Babel, hieroglyphics, pyramids, the Great Wall. Launch a unit on ancient cultures, with a presentation that introduces viewers to ancient Mesopotamia, Babylonia, Sumer, Egypt, Indus, and China....
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Chalkboard Challenge: The Beginning of Human Society

For Teachers 6th
After studying Ancient Civilizations, learners could use this jeopardy-like game as a review. Having questions relating to the Neolithic, Paleolithic Era, and more, this presentation would be a great whole class or center activity.
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Farming in Ancient Mesopotamia: An Ancient Civil Engineering Problem

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders identify the major obstacles in farming in Mesopotamia. They work together to design and build a model that solves these problems. They write a short essay that describes the problems and their possible solutions.
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Web Project

For Students 5th - 9th
Want to engage your pupils in a Web project? Just follow the step-by-step directions listed on this one-page worksheet. Once the site is established, class members create their own folders in which they insert information and images for...
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Mesopotamia

For Teachers 6th - 8th
This question-based presentation provides middle schoolers with the opportunity to check what they know and solidify concepts. A helpful timeline is also included. Note: Adobe Presenter is need in order to open this resource.
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Mesopotamia: The Worksheet

For Students 7th - 8th
Read to learn! Middle Schoolers read a short passage on Mesopotamia then answer seven comprehension questions. This would be ideal as homework or for early finishers.
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Mesopotamia Spreadsheet

For Teachers 6th
If your students have a basic understanding of how spread sheets work, than this lesson will be a snap. Students research one of three suggested Mesopotamian civilizations documenting their findings on a Google spread sheet.
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The Ancient Middle East

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Math and history collide in this presentation, which displays ancient Babylonian numbers and math amidst a discussion about the earliest empires of the known world. Images of maps, ancient relics, and migration patterns establish the...
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Sneak preview: Ancient Civilizations

For Teachers 6th
Introduce students to the content they will learn about during an Ancient Civilizations unit. This resource provides a sneak peek at the people, places, and ideologies they will study about, and has many vivid and intriguing photos of...
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Mesopotamia Lesson

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Young scholars explore world history by identifying geographic locations in class. In this Mesopotamia activity, students view a timeline of the history of Mesopotamia and the different empires that ruled the area. Young scholars view a...